Magic Minute: July 2024

Published June 29, 2024 44 Views

Magic Minute: July 2024 This July is a big release month for Magic! Universes Beyond: Assassin’s creed is a new small expansion for Magic. Assassin’s Creed is a 100-card set that has both regular and collector boosters as well as bundles and a starter deck set. This new set features character...

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The Kingdom of Shem Phillips: Explained

Published June 29, 2024 420 Views

The Kingdom of Shem Phillips: Explained Architects of the West Kingdom, Explorers of the North Sea… sometimes when I’m talking about these games with folks who don’t play games, I feel like it sounds like every game is super generic. Further, when I talk about it with folks who play modern boar...

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Summer Vibes with Pair A Dice Games

Published June 29, 2024 50 Views

Summer Vibes with Pair A Dice Games Summer is here in full swing. Our AC is blasting and we have plenty of events for you to enjoy! Before we get to that, we will be open for the 4th of July but closing at 6 pm. Star Wars: Unlimited is releasing its second set, Shadows of the Gal...

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Games Corner: Flamecraft

Published May 31, 2024 51 Views

My favorite new term to use to describe certain games is Co-petitive. A Co-petitive games still end with an overall winner. The actions you take during the game will help not just you, but your opponents as well. Flamecraft takes that idea of Co-petitive and includes it with its theme, amplif...

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Games Corner: Paper App Dungeon

Published April 29, 2024 44 Views

I enjoy digital adaptations of board games, but nothing quite like the analog thing. But I think Paper App Dungeon manages to bring that simple, moble-esque game into an analog space. Paper App Dungeon is a small pad of paper and a pencil that you can roll as a six-sided die, and acts as a...

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Games Corner: Kiri-Ai: The Duel

Published March 28, 2024 45 Views

I love two-player games. There is something about sitting across from your opponent and trying to beat them. Patchwork and Onitami have competed for my go-to games for the longest time. But now, there is a new sheriff (or samurai) in town. Kiri-Ai: The Duel is a two-player card...

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Games Corner: Star Wars Unlimited

Published February 28, 2024 48 Views

“In a galaxy, far, far away!” A war is waged a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away: Star Wars Unlimited will be releasing its new game on Friday, March 8th, 2024. In Star Wars Unlimited players will challenge each other to a battle of wits. From space and planetside, players...

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Games Corner: The Fox Experiment

Published January 31, 2024 50 Views

A Bit on The Fox Experiment  When Dominion came out in 2008, it was a hit. It took deck building, which is the normal pre-setup for a lot of games (like MTG), and made that the game. Many games came after it and were “deck builders”, in effect, copying what they had done — but soon al...

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Game Corner: My Favorite Games of the Year

Published December 31, 2023 43 Views

Five of my Favorite Games of the Year (Or Glen realizes he’s addicted to clever action selection systems.) According to BGStats, I played 40 games that were “new to me” in 2023, which seems a reasonably great number. I figured I’d try and take 5 that I really enjoyed and share them with you....

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Games Corner: Holiday Gift Guide

Published November 30, 2023 45 Views

As the holiday season approaches, there is no better way to spread joy and bring people together than with the gift of board games. Whether you are shopping for seasoned gamers or introducing someone to the world of tabletop fun, this holiday gift guide has something for everyone. These are o...

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Games Corner: Expeditions

Published October 30, 2023 45 Views

What do you want in a sequel? When comes to tabletop games, the question is far more open than one might think. Tabletop games do expansions all the time. Expansions add, they adjust, sometimes they overhaul, and sometimes they even expand, adding more while maybe stan...

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Games Corner: Arkham Horror LCG

Published September 28, 2023 48 Views

Living card games (almost) never die. Instead, they continue to expand, adding new characters, new missions, and new cards to the game. In the Arkham Horror Living Card Game, you and your friends can dive take up those characters, and investigate the mysteries of the elder gods....

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Games Corner: The Marvel Tabletop Universe

Published August 31, 2023 44 Views

The Marvel Cinematic Universe may be in a rebuilding season, but you can't not be rocking some of the best Marvel content in the known gaming universe.      Marvel Champions: The Card Game is a cooperative Living Card Game from FFG. It’s cooperative, so assemble a gr...

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Games Corner: 20 Years of Pair A Dice Games

Published July 30, 2023 50 Views

 Celebrating 20 Years of Fun at Pair A Dice Games! I can’t believe it’s been 20 years!     It feels like yesterday that we opened our doors in Vista. Now, two decades later, we continue to thrive, thanks to the incredible support and enthusiasm of our amazing custome...

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Games Corner: The Community Exchange

Published June 29, 2023 45 Views

We’re excited to officially announce today: the Community Exchange.        You have games you’re done with, but how do you cycle them out? Selling online can be difficult and you often have to ship; selling to friends or local groups can lack the demand to you...

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