Tag Archives: Gaming

Wiz-War progress

We’ve been casting lots of Wiz-War pieces over the past weeks. I finally got some masonite to use as a base for the game board segments, to which we would glue the floor and spacer tiles. I cut a square … Continue reading

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Killer Bunnies

The Solstice Cardinal brought me gaming gift called Killer Bunnies and the Quest for the Magic Carrot. It’s a silly, fun card game with a number of different aspects that make it quite interesting.   Basically, you try to keep … Continue reading

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Growing gamers

The most recent newsletter from NatureBoy’s school included a description of the Chess and Game club, which began… Hey… are there 3,875 Orcs behind that door? […] Yes, Chess Club is back, but now it’s more than just pawns and … Continue reading

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Making WizWar

When we attended the Carnage gaming conference in November, NatureBoy and I played a game called WizWar, and had a great time. The game itself is out of print, but rules and materials can be downloaded and used to make … Continue reading

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Carnage game report – Day Three

Our gaming getaway concluded on Sunday, and I’m thinking it was a good thing. Our room was located in a high-traffic area of the hotel, so we were roused frequently by late night gamer carousing — especially Beloved Wife, who … Continue reading

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Carnage photos

We had a really nice time, both playing games and having a weekend escape. I have a few photos that didn’t make it into the earlier posts that I’d like to share. One thing we did to make our lives … Continue reading

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Carnage game report – Day Two

Today, NatureBoy and I played two games that were new to us; PowerGrid in the morning, and Wiz-War this afternoon. We enjoyed them both, but Wiz-War was much more fun. PowerGrid is a "euro-game" where players take turns purchasing power … Continue reading

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Carnage Game report – Day One

We made our way to the Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee for Carnage. We’ve all been looking forward to getting away for the weekend, even Beloved Wife, who isn’t actually participating in the convention. She’s a crafting geek, though, and … Continue reading

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Carnage gaming con this weekend

I’m taking NatureBoy and Beloved Wife to Fairlee, VT, for a weekend gaming getaway at Carnage 11. NB and I will be gaming; BW will be doing a bit of school work, knitting, and enjoying Lake Morey resort. We attended … Continue reading

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Heroscape

When NatureBoy and I attended NorthEast Wars in April, one of the events we played was a six-person Heroscape game. I hadn’t played it before; I think NB may have played with a friend more than a year prior. Although … Continue reading

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