Feb 182013

2013 is The Year Of The Boardgame Don’t believe me? Don’t just take my word for it.  Look around and you’ll see a few places that are talking about the new Golden Age for boardgames. It’s nothing official, but let me tell you how I came to declare it for myself and why that might be something of surprising importance to you. “The 5 Best Board Games of 2012” @ Kotaku Australia Late in 2012, I happened to come across this article in my Kotaku Australia newsfeed subscription. (Yes, I am a video game geek, albeit largely inactive. Deal with it.) It was unusual, as Kotaku don’t usually mention board games, which piqued my interest enough to give it a read through. (Which I recommend.) The games sounded incredible. Imaginative, challenging and unique. But the greatest part is that they contained experiences that I was missing. Is your entertainment habit [continue]