Archive for the ‘BOARD GAMES’ Category

5 Best Superhero Tabletop Games

BOARD GAMES – 5 Best Superhero Tabletop Games A while ago I wrote about the 6 best superhero tabletop role-playing games out there.  They’re fantastic, but what if you don’t have the time to play a role-playing game? What if you want to play a tabletop game, but want something you can quickly set up and […]

Three Reasons to Play “Terror in Meeple City” (previously called “Rampage”) a Review.

BOARD GAMES – Three Reasons to Play “Terror in Meeple City” (previously called “Rampage”) a Review Terror in Meeple City is a board game where you play a monster who destroys a city, fights other monsters, and eats people. Very much like the old Midway video game Rampage. In fact it was called Rampage until […]

Dungeons and Dragons: Castle Ravenloft Board Game Review – Playing With Little Kids.

BOARD GAMES- Dungeons and Dragons: Castle Ravenloft Board Game Review – Playing With Little Kids. I managed to play the Dungeons and Dragons: Castle Ravenloft Board Game with my kids.  As of the time of this writing my eldest kid is seven years old.  Today I’m writing a review of the game,and whether it plays well with little […]

Three Reasons ROBO RALLY is a Must Own Board Game.

BOARD GAME – Three Reasons Robo Rally is a Must Own Board Game While I can’t say that every board game I own is must purchase, I think Robo Rally designed by Richard Garfield (creator of Magic: The Gathering ) is a must. Below you’ll find the three main reasons I think this is so. […]

Top 10 Favorite Board Games

BOARD GAMES – Top 10 Favorite Board Games There’s more to board games than Monopoly, Risk, and Clue. I’ve played quite a few, and I’m going to talk to about my top ten favorite ones. Now, I haven’t nearly played enough board games and this list is only from the games I have managed to […]

The Six Board Games My 5 and 7 Year Old Ask to Play Most Lately

BOARD GAMES – The Six Board Games My 5 and 7 Year Old Ask to Play Most Lately If you’ve been reading my blog for a few years. you know that I’m a bit of a gamer.  I used to play a ton of video games until I got so burned out on them that […]

Some Character Design Pointers.

ART – Some Character Design Pointers Simpsons Quote: Homer: Astrid said the key to my art is anger, but you know me, I’m Mr. Mellow… [Bart and Lisa look at each other] Homer: …so I’m giving you kids permission to get me mad. Come on, give me what you’ve got. Lisa Simpson: Well, if it’ll […]

Simpsons Studio Artists Worked on the Simpsons Monopoly Game

BOARD GAMES – Simpsons Studio Artists Worked on the Simpsons Monopoly Game Simpsons Quote: Monopoly Guy: There was a bank error in my favor and I’m spending it all on Oriental Avenue prostitutes. I play a lot of board games…well, I used to.  I like playing them but either I don’t have the time to […]

Working on show 22 last show of the season. Roleplaying plans for my kids.

THE SIMPSONS NEWS Show 22 is the last show of this season and it has a MAJOR rewrite.  This is both good and bad.  It’s bad because it leaves me with a lot of work to do. It’s good because I’ve been given as much time as I need to do it.  Since I might […]

Working hard on special project. Played Sorry! Sliders with my kids. 100 Simpsons episode, all at once.

THE SIMPSONS NEWS I’ve been working on the “special project” most of the week.  It was killing me.  I was handed some of THE most complicated scenes in the project.  They were technical nightmares.  To make matters worse, I had to make Quicktime movies of the scenes to show to the director, but the scenes […]