Board Game Session Report: Railways of Nippon, Tokaido + Crossroads Expansion

I’m behind again on posts, in large part due to Final Fantasy XIV. But let’s talk board games! We’ve recently had to go back into partial lockdown while waiting for boosters for the more vulnerable people in our house, but prior to that, we played Railways of Nippon (a stand-alone release in the Railways ofContinue reading “Board Game Session Report: Railways of Nippon, Tokaido + Crossroads Expansion”

Winds of the North Update v0.7

It’s finally here! There’s a lot to unpack in this update, so here’s a rundown of all the changes and additions. Re-balances Rewards for Encounters have been re-balanced. Item costs have been re-balanced. Ships also now require Hide. Rune-stones and the Rune-smith Old crafted rune-stones have been replaced. New Basic Building: Private Temple, it hasContinue reading “Winds of the North Update v0.7”

Board Game Sessions and First Impressions: DinoGenics (+expansion) and Kanban EV

I’m behind on posts due to extra work the past couple of weeks. Recently, we played DinoGenics with the expansion (Controlled Chaos) and then Kanban EV. DinoGenics + Controlled Chaos I’ve previously reviewed the base game, which, in short, is fun but nothing unique. The theme really helps it stand out. So we were reallyContinue reading “Board Game Sessions and First Impressions: DinoGenics (+expansion) and Kanban EV”

Book Review: Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

9/10 A great dinosaur adventure with smart details. A new, mysterious animal is roaming around Costa Rica, attacking locals. The incidents are soon traced to an island belonging to John Hammond and his company, InGen. Hammond quickly invites several consultants to visit his island, a secret park full of live dinosaurs, hoping to win theirContinue reading “Book Review: Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton”