Terraforming Mars: Kyle’s Thoughts

    For years, I was sure that the process of terraforming mars would involve the implementation of some futuristic technology constructed by an alien race – like that thing Arnold Schwarzenegger activated at the end of Total Recall. Game designer Jacob Fryxelius (pronounced: jay-cub) has made me doubt that theory with his game Terraforming Read more about Terraforming Mars: Kyle’s Thoughts[…]

What’s On Our Demo Table? (August 4th, 2017)

We try and keep, at least, three games open on our demo table for our customers look at and demo. Check out what we have out this weekend!   Terraforming Mars Designer: Jacob Fryxelius Players: 1-5 Playing Time: 90-120 min     “In the 2400s, mankind begins to terraform the planet Mars. Giant corporations, sponsored Read more about What’s On Our Demo Table? (August 4th, 2017)[…]

FAQ: “Do you run any RPGs at game nights?”

Over the years I’ve gotten at least a couple dozen inquiries regarding Role-Playing Games at The Loaded Die game nights, and the answer isn’t as simple as people hope. TLD and our TLD Game Nights focus on building and fostering a gigantic community centered around board gaming.  Tabletop RPGs are obviously a close cousin of board Read more about FAQ: “Do you run any RPGs at game nights?”[…]

Board Gaming Etiquette – Learning how to Teach a Game

Teaching, in general, is a talent that most people aren’t exactly born with, and teaching board games comes with its own set of challenges. Teaching board games to a player that’s new to the hobby and is still skeptical as to whether or not they’ll like it is the most difficult challenge of all, and Read more about Board Gaming Etiquette – Learning how to Teach a Game[…]

$150 Social Media Contest – Board Game Sunday Funday

Board Game Sunday Funday! $150 July Social Media Photo Contest! Our Satellite Board Game Libraries are open @ 5 locations, 7 days/week! To enter, post a photo of you and your friends gaming on a Sunday at any of the following locations. We’ll give a total of $150 in prizes to random entries, and the Read more about $150 Social Media Contest – Board Game Sunday Funday[…]

5 Expansions Worth The Purchase

King of Tokyo Power Up Expansion 2017 Base Game Required: King of Tokyo Member Price = $11.65+tax If you own King of Tokyo (KoT), a game from our Great Family Games post, you need to go get this expansion right now. I personally cannot play KoT without this expansion.     The Power Up Expansion adds Pandaki (a new character) Read more about 5 Expansions Worth The Purchase[…]