Monthly Archives: August 2015

Boxed Culture: Trading Cardboard

If it was not painfully obvious there are so many things to enjoy about the board gaming community. We have wonderful people who love to share their favorite experience with others. We have excellent resources to educate out community and make it more cohesive. We even have a ton of […]

En-gage: en-ter

Each day we en-ter-tain (v.): provide (someone) with amusement or enjoyment; give attention or consideration to (an idea, suggestion, or feeling). People, ideas, suggestions, feelings; en-ter-taining is en-er-gy. When does the en-ter-taining stop? What about en-ter-taining ourselves? We wake up. We work 40-60 hours a week. We need to make […]

Graphic Reviews: Velvet 2

Spy movies have always been a bit of a conundrum for me. On the one hand, it’s hard to go wrong with explosions, sex and violence. But, and I know what I’m about to say will be considered sacrilegious by many, I have never been a Bond fan. I know […]

A Bard’s Eye View: A Trip to the Underworld

A Trip to the Underworld All transportation provided by Symphony X July 24, 2015, four years, one month, and one week exactly after the release of Iconoclast, Symphony X has followed up with their ninth studio album, Underworld.  Like Blind Guardian, Symphony X employs a very meticulous approach to songwriting, […]

Boxed Culture: No 18XX Is Not My Username or Password

During our last weekly board game day/night I was talking another avid cardboard collector (read board game addict). We started discussing his experience the week before with his first 18XX game. He told me he went to a convention that the people from a gaming group called Heavy Cardboard threw and […]

En-gage: Are you (co-co-)nuts?

I am al-ler-gic (adj.) to dair-y (adj.): containing or made from milk; Acidophilus milk  Ammonium Caseinate  Butter  Butter Fat  Butter Oil  Butter  Solids  Buttermilk  Buttermilk Powder  Calcium Caseinate  Casein  Caseinate  Cheese  Condensed Milk  Cottage Cheese  Cream  Curds  Custard  Delactosed Whey  Demineralized Whey  Dry Milk Powder  Dry Milk Solids  Evaporated Milk  […]

Graphic Reviews: The Wicked and The Divine

Since I was disappointed with the modernized pantheon of Wonder Woman last week, I figured I’d try the deities theme again and review The Wicked and the Divine this week. The Wicked and the Divine is a very new modern fantasy series written by Kieron Gillen and illustrated by Jamie […]

A Bard’s Eye View: Meaner Than the Average?

Meaner Than the Average? George Watsky is Anything But On August 11, 2015, three friends and I went to the Fox Theater in Boulder, Colorado to see George Watsky perform.  This was my second time seeing him perform and my first time in this venue for him.  Usually, when an […]

Roll the List #32: Cait’s Take 1

Head to Head Cult Table Top RPG This week I’m joining Kyle for Roll the List #32 in which we shall be going head to head over the greatest cult tabletop RPG out there. Kyle has chosen the sci-fi, dystopian Paranoia game and I have chosen the fantasy Dungeon World […]