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International Game Day – Peabody Public Library

We had a wonderful group of players at our second (my third) International Game Day, sponsored by the American Library Association. We did have a few hurdles to deal with.  The biggest one was a scheduling glitch

Welcome to our new contributors

Hello, all!  We’ve added a few new contributors, who I’m sure will be introducing themselves over the next few days.   They’ll be bringing their own unique perspective to tabletop gaming 🙂

October Gaming Extravaganza – Event Report

On October 18, the Peabody Public Library played host to Non Boring Board Games’s second Gaming Extravaganza. Thirteen attendees were present, with the main event of the day being a Magic: the Gathering booster draft. We had

Back to the Collection

When I started writing here, I decided to go through my collection, alphabetically, and review each title, though occasionally, I’d back up into the list to catch a title I’d recently acquired. I stopped writing them when

Fort Sackville, a Primer

I’ve been working a bit to bring a bit more traffic to Fort Sackville, so if you’re here for the first time, I’d like to tell you a little bit about what we are. Fort Sackville Gaming

Expanding the Collection

For the last year and a half, I’ve severely curtailed my board game collecting. Having a baby, moving across the state, maintaining a small house payment as well as rent, and not having as much time to

Jason’s Board Game Preview – Dead of Winter

In my last post, I promised to share my thoughts on Dead of Winter. Disclaimer: I spent the weekend of Origins demoing Dead of Winter for Plaid Hat Games, so I may be a bit biased. Dead

Journey to Origins – Days 2, 3 and 4 (and a bit of 5)

Sorry for the delay in posting the rest of my Origins experience. As I mentioned before, immediately after returning from the show, we started moving. While we haven’t finished, I’m making a bit of time to get

Journey to Origins – Days 0 and 1

A few months ago, my cousin Seth asked me if I’d like to go to Origins. He was toying with the idea of renting a vacation house for a week, rather than springing for a hotel room.

Jason’s Board Game Collection — Agents of SMERSH

As I mentioned before, as I add games to my collection, if they’re alphabetically before my current place in my list, I will jump back to include them.  This is the first of two such additions, before