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  • Review : Acquire – High Adventure in High Finance August 29, 2014

    TABLETOP GAME REVIEW: HIGH ADVENTURE IN HIGH FINANCE A Review of ACQUIRE Written by FarmerLenny on October 26, 2011 at I Slay The Dragon When I first came to Illinois, I moved into a house where I had three roommates. The roommates bonded over ...

  • Review : Zombicide – Don’t say the Z Word! August 15, 2014

    TABLETOP GAME REVIEW: DON’T SAY THE “Z” WORD! (A Review of ZOMBICIDE) Written by Meghan Schmidt on July 8th, 2014 at I Slay The Dragon Have you ever asked yourself the question, “How long would I survive in a zombie apocalypse”?  Have you ever ...

  • Review : 7 Wonders, Cities : Debt, Diplomacy, and Deviousness February 7, 2014

    February 7th, 2014 DEBT, DIPLOMACY AND DEVIOUSNESS (A Review of 7 Wonders : Cities) It’s easy to blend in when you’re in the city. In the country everyone knows everybody. It’s hard to carry out your subtle machinations among farmers. But in ...

  • Review : Revolution, the board game from Steve Jackson Games January 10, 2014

    January 10th, 2014 Bidding, Bribing, Blackmailing, and Bludgeoning (a review of Revolution!) Originally posted at ISlayTheDragon.com on August 15, 2013 It’s the French revolution, and you are the leader of an opportunistic faction seeking to control Paris. In order to gain control of ...

  • Review : Forbidden Desert December 13, 2013

    Originally posted at iSlayTheDragon.com on November 21st, 2013 Been there, Dune That : A Review of Forbidden Desert FORBIDDEN!  You laugh at the sound of the word!  After all, you’ve heard it before…and survived!  This time, there’s not even a sinking island.  ...

  • Review : Martian Dice November 2, 2013

    November 2nd, 2013 The Invasion is Coming! (A Review of Martian Dice) originally posted at iSlayTheDragon by Jonathan Wolf Fortunately it comes in English and Squiggly Martian incursions on the planet Earth are the subject of many geek discussions, conspiracy theories, and science-fiction franchises. ...

  • Review : Dungeon Roll October 19, 2013

    October 19th, 2013 Dungeon Rollin’ – A Review of Dungeon Roll Originally posted at iSlayTheDragon by Jonathan Wolf Dungeoneering is a popular venue for tabletop gaming.  Many RPGs, including the famous Dungeons & Dragons, center around building adventuring parties and delving into the ...

  • What do all these game terms mean? September 2, 2013

    Guide to Gaming: What do all these terms mean? by Jonathan Wolf at iSlayTheDragon.com As in any subculture or group, unique terms (jargon) are created to describe common events, elements, or people within that group. Unfortunately, that can make it very intimidating ...

  • Patience is a Virtue (while teaching games) August 23, 2013

    How do you teach a game to those who don’t have the same point of reference? Or how do you teach a game to someone who is slow to catch on? The first step is patience.

  • Gaming with Non Gamers August 19, 2013

    There are a few things I’ve learned to keep in mind when introducing non-gamers to a game..

  • Guide to Gaming : The FLGS August 1, 2013

    Guide to Gaming : The FLGS Written by Johnathan Wolf at iSlayTheDragon.com “Where do you get all these games?” Gamers get that question a lot from non-gamers or people new to the hobby. After all, while the latest hotness in books and movies can ...

  • He deserves a big hand for that and we gave him one (A Guide To Hand Management) July 25, 2013

    There are a lot of new-fangled mechanics that have come to popularity in the recent years: worker placement, deck building, and dice building to name a few. But other mechanics have a much longer history. Among game components that have ...

  • Take this job and place it (A guide to worker placement) July 5, 2013

    Take This Job and Place It (A Guide to Worker Placement) from iSlayTheDragon.com (June 28th, 2013) A lot of people dream about being their own boss.  No taking orders from anyone.  Work at your own pace.  Keep all the money.  Problem is ...

  • So Happy Together (A Guide on CoOperative Games) June 19, 2013

    So Happy Together (A Guide on CoOperative Games) Written by Jonathan Wolf at iSlayTheDragon.com; When non-gamers first hear that I like to play board games, I think one of the first scenes they imagine in their minds is the one with a ...