The Other Ginger

  • Your Convention Family is Waiting for You! I love to go to conventions. At most conventions, I am stationary…meaning I either work for someone else’s booth, or I have my own. With the creation of Ginger Ale Games, I suspect this will be a continued trend and I am OK with that. In fact, I love the idea. I run a craft/artist alley table ...
  • Deck-builders…my go-to games! I like board games. OK, I think we have established that face, eh? I will add to that statement, however, that I like ALL KINDS of different styles of board games and card games. But, a question a board gamer gets asked fairly often isĀ “What is your favorite kind of game?” A few short years ago, I ...
  • GenCon…Disneyland for Dorks! I have been known to refer to GenCon as “Disneyland for Dorks.” If you have ever attended the giant gaming convention, you likely understand why I call it that. It really kind of is. I remember my first GenCon, actually it was my first convention ever. I’d gotten my badge months in advance, but as the ...
  • Polished Turds I was recently a part of an ongoing Facebook group discussion about board game reviews and Kickstarter games. While the discussion is still ongoing, I have already confirmed the knowledge that a LOT of people in the board game community and industry have an opinion about how reviews/previews for Kickstarter games should be handled. I ...
  • Am I a Board Game Snob? I hear a lot of “board gamers” lament about how they grew up playing board games, and then they talk about all these old, kind of obscure games like Dark Tower. I didn’t discover “designer” board games until I was well into my 20’s. Sure, I played board games when I was a kid…but I ...