Category: Board Games

Wingspan: Late to the Party Review

Wingspan: Late to the Party Review

Once again, I’m late to the board game party with Wingspan! Launched in 2019 to massive critical acclaim, Wingspan is a set-collection and engine-building board game for 1-5 players. Games can range from a half hour to two hours depending on the players’ familiarity with the game and how much time they spend agonizing over […]

Paint Shop: 40K Spiritseer and Heavy Weapons Platform and Blood Rage Nídhöggr

Paint Shop: 40K Spiritseer and Heavy Weapons Platform and Blood Rage Nídhöggr

Lots of painting projects going on, but these three are finished. Iyanden Aeldari Spiritseer and Heavy Weapons Platform (magnetized, and the Guardians are on the way next), and Nídhöggr from Blood Rage, the serpent who gnaws at the roots of the World Tree.

Paint Shop: Blood Rage Mountain Giantess and 40K Wave Serpent

Paint Shop: Blood Rage Mountain Giantess and 40K Wave Serpent

The CMON Blood Rage painting continues with monsters, specifically the Mountain Giantess. My new project is a Games Workshop Warhammer 40K army, specifically an Iyanden Craftworlds force. Here’s the first model, a Wave Serpent. The piping was murder, but I’m pretty happy with it overall, especially the object lighting on the pilot.

Review: Surrealist Dinner Party

Review: Surrealist Dinner Party

If you like Surrealism, parties, and drama, you’re going to like Surrealist Dinner Party. Honestly, though, if you have no interest in surrealists, you might want to give this one a pass. Here’s my take on the game, which I backed on Kickstarter. Surrealist Dinner Party is a card game for 2-4 players, and plays […]

Con Report: Arisia (Online) 2021

Con Report: Arisia (Online) 2021

Arisia is Happy Monster’s home convention, and an event Joy and I look forward to attending every year. I generally run 2-3 games of Savage Worlds, using mostly Happy Monster settings but occasionally throwing in some Pinnacle settings as well. Last year was the first year that other Savage Worlds GMs ran games as well, […]