I want everyone to repeat after me -- Lovecraftian Eurogame. Let those words roll off your lips and drip onto the floor. Savor them. These words will embrace you. Hold you. Ensnare you. The Cthulhu Mythos is a staple of large, sprawling thematic cooperative games such as Arkham Horror, Eldritch Horror. Cthulhu even dipped it’s... Continue Reading →
In my copious spare time, I've been reading up on old games. Some of them, really old games. I've become increasingly interested in card and board games from the 13th century through the 18th century. I know that's a pretty wide historical swath, but in that 500 year span of time, there weren't any Catans... Continue Reading →
My father views board games as a critical tool for learning concepts such as tactics, probability, and the importance of having flexible plans. This is why he had to beat me at every game of Risk for two years, he claims. "I couldn't just let you win. The game would have been pointless if you... Continue Reading →
Throughout history there are those combinations that just simply work so well together you wonder why it took so long, wine and cheese, bread and butter, and now, Cthulhu and school girls. This game is part of an ever growing family of successful Kickstarter projects. I was too late to throw in my support, but... Continue Reading →
I am an avid fan of H.P. Lovecraft and the world he created with his Cthulhu mythos. In my quest to own every game to even hint at a connection Cthulhu, this one was a definite must. I already own and love Gloom the card game, and adding Cthulhu is like adding bacon, it... Continue Reading →
Something evil is stirring. Will the intrepid investigators find out what sinister plot the Keeper has in mind, and if so, will they be able to stop it in time? Mansions of Madness is a semi-cooperative game, where all the players but one take on the roles of investigators in the H.P. Lovecraft Cthluhu... Continue Reading →
In my review I asked the community for some good interview questions they would like to see answered by Reality Blurs President, and author of Realms of Cthulhu, Sean Preston. You guys delivered with some fantastic inquiries!