Three Things I Like About: Illuminati

In trying to get back into the swing of things, this latest installment of Three Things focuses on one of my favorite card games from my college era. Illuminati, from Steve Jackson Games (SJG), was a favorite midnight pastime in my dorm and quickly became the go-to game whenever a bunch of us needed a study break. It was common for a resident to wander into the commons room at any hour and find a group of players attempting to rule the world through a network of conspiracy.

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Helpful Conventioneering Tips, or “How to Survive GenCon”

An oldie from a couple years back, but still relevant. And as everyone knows, GenCon begins this week. One chapter we ended up cutting from Games’ Most Wanted was one covering general convention tips. Or, how to make the most of your convention experience. They’re pretty universal, so even if you’re attending Origins Game Fair, Spiel, or E3, they have just as much merit as GenCon.

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Secret Police and Colored Dragons

[Quick note: the BattleTech LEGOs you’ve seen here on my blog are the work of other LEGO fans on Flickr. I’m using the photos of their amazing creations under the Creative Commons license. If you like them, click on the photo to check out their other sets. I’d love to claim their creativity as mine, […]

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