My City – Unboxing

This is one in a series of posts regarding the legacy game, My City. You can access all my posts on that game HERE.

My City - Bx Cover

My City is a polyomino tile laying game, for up to 4 players. Each player has their own player board and set of tiles, which represent buildings you construct in your city. You draw a card, showing one of the buildings, and each player chooses where to place that tile on their own board, or whether to pass, and lose a point. The game continues until you deplete the deck, or all read more

Aeon’s End: Legacy – Hints & Tips for Game 7

This is one in a series of posts regarding the board game Aeon’s End: Legacy. You can access all my other posts HERE. This post contains Hints & Tips for the seventh game of the campaign, and will contain Spoilers from Games 1 through 6. You have been warned.

End of Game 6

You get 2 chances to defeat Deathmind, and then read through the conclusion of Chapter 6. As part of that conclusion you open Insight 12, and add a second piece of equipment to your character. This fills in the final sticker space on read more

Aeon’s End: Legacy – Hints & Tips for Game 6

This is one in a series of posts regarding the board game Aeon’s End: Legacy. You can access all my other posts HERE. This post contains Hints & Tips for the sixth game of the campaign, and will contain Spoilers from Games 1 through 5. You have been warned.

End of Game 5

You only fight Haze Fiend once. Win or lose, you move on to the chapter 5 conclusion after the game. And during the conclusion, you add a second ability to your player mat. Both abilities trigger when you use up the 6 charges on the bottom read more

Entries for the 18 Card Legacy Competition

This is a post about the design and development of an 18 card legacy game. This is an adjunct to a larger project of a currently unnamed Shipwreck Game. You can see the other Blog posts at the Index for the Game.

Button Shy Games have released 3 videos showing quick clips of the various entries. There are some very clever people out there, making some great games. Watch through the clips to see how some of the 60 entrants approached an 18 card Legacy game. I make an appearance in the third video, read more

Dungeons and Dragons

School holidays are here, and my son is keen to play a D&D campaign. Since the lock down, he and his friends have been running a campaign on zoom, but he was keen to play in person with extended family. Now, I haven’t played since I was in high school, which was so long ago it was version 1 of AD&D. So I started researching the available races and classes, and after making some choices there, I started digging a bit deeper online to create some back story. And it will come as no read more