Session Report: “Kingdom Builder” and “Tokaido”

Kingdom Builder is the 2011 classic from Donald X. Vaccarino, which won the Spiel des Jahres in 2012. Certain people find it too abstract, which I would have agreed with, but something always attracted me to it. I played the iOS version before the 64 bit apocalypse killed it, and found it surprisingly engaging. It’sContinue reading “Session Report: “Kingdom Builder” and “Tokaido””

Update: Upcoming Reviews, Writing, RPG Contest

Just a quick update on some things coming up for October. Movie Reviews I used to write movie reviews several years ago on an MMO website used by my friends and me, usually just short rants/thoughts on horror movies. Now that I have my own website and have been filling it with other reviews, IContinue reading “Update: Upcoming Reviews, Writing, RPG Contest”

Session Report: Kraftwagen and Viticulture

The other day, I was able to play Kraftwagen and Viticulture online using Tabletopia. I’ve played Kraftwagen several times, but only 2-player. The pandemic paused my plans to try it 3-player as my game group hasn’t been able to meet up in months. Kraftwagen is a mid-weight Euro about early car manufacturing by Matthias CramerContinue reading “Session Report: Kraftwagen and Viticulture”

Writer’s Tool: Draw.io

There are many word processors and everyone has their favorite. Personally, I use OpenOffice which is free and still updated. But most writers still struggle with whether to outline and how best to outline. And even for those who have established their best method, it often involves lots of stickies and piles of notes. AsContinue reading “Writer’s Tool: Draw.io”