Category Archives: Game sessions

Ice castles, lasers, and the race to sparkly gems: The Cool Aunt plays Robot Turtles

. “There are those who would say that 7 AM on Sunday is not the time for turtles with lasers. This is only because they lack conviction.” – Jean d’Arc, 1430 CE I stumbled out of the guest room at … Continue reading

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International Table Top Day 2015, or, Christmas for Nerds

As a kid, I lay awake at night on Christmas Eve, breathless with excitement about Christmas morning. Now, I lie awake at night on International Table Top Day Eve. I’m not kidding. I had my t-shirt picked out a week … Continue reading

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Friday Night Gazette, In which someone’s grandmother, in the guise of the Cheaty Italian, shows up to Games Night

Good news first: A certain box arrived today, containing approximately 79,000 plastic worms, and the magic I exchanged for the gift certificate I won from The Great Geek Game Giveaway last month! Yspahan and Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective have been … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Even Have to Wear a Dressy T-shirt: 2-Player Sunday Game Day at Home

Sunday, we were supposed to go to a Game Day being held by a generous soul in Charlotte, and we had a baby sitter for the dog and everything, but I was just feeling emotionally exhausted, and it didn’t help … Continue reading

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The Most Important Advice You Will Receive All Day (Many Bothans in my head died to bring you this information)

Listen up, and listen good. You may need this someday. If you are not a wildly racist, yet reasonably friendly, small town provincial, do not play Cards Against Humanity with wildly racist, yet reasonably friendly, small town provincials. I cannot … Continue reading

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After the Gloaming, the Rain, the Games: Thursday Night at the FLGS

Sometimes, in life, you show up to play one kind of game, and you play another. Sometimes, that’s slightly embittering, and makes you feel a little bit like your underwear has ridden up a smidge. Other times, you have fun … Continue reading

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How Much Are Those Tea Leaves in the Window?, A Jambo Session

Editor’s note: I have limped back from Arizona with my brain in a sling, but I am in one piece. Postings should be resuming now on a more regular basis! My flaming affair with the Kosmos 2-player series continues. There … Continue reading

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