Gaming in the Time of COVID-19

There is no doubt that COVID-19 has impacted nearly every aspect of our lives. From work, to shopping, to the simple pleasures we enjoy like getting together and gaming with our friends. Quarantine and social distancing have made it not only difficult, but...

COVID-19 Update

To our loyal customers, It’s time for us to ramp up our response to the COVID-19 virus. As of 6pm tonight, we will be closing our doors to public access. We hope to be back operating at full capacity by April 15th, but that will depend on the risk.  During...

Magic Minute

by Caleb Apodaca March is the month of exciting supplemental products! Rather than leave us with a lull between Theros and Ikoria, Wizard’s has decided to release two new supplemental products. The first is “Unsanctioned” a set of Silver-Bordered cards with wacky...

Dawn of Industry

by Kevin Pollock I have been praising Brass pretty much since I started writing these articles. It is my favorite economic game and certainly Martin Wallace’s most masterful design. That is why I did not hesitate to back the Roxley Games kickstarter version last...

Pair A Dice and Podcasts?

Gamers and podcast lovers! We’ve got a special treat for your work commute. Our very own Rob North, owner of Pair A Dice Games sat down with Harold Buchanan of the “Harold On Games” podcast to talk about our store, our community, and the challenges...

Beyond Dominion

by Kevin Pollock It’s hard to imagine that the deck building powerhouse, Dominion, has been around for more than 10 years.  Surprisingly, after 12 expansions, it is still going strong. Donald X. Vaccarino did not invent deck building but he make it a...

Cosmic Adventures

by Kevin Pollock This month, I am departing from my usual board game articles.  Instead I will be talking about the Starfinder Beginner Box. I have not played a role-playing game since 2nd Edition AD&D but I have been looking at Starfinder for quite some time and...

An Epic Preview

By Paul Pollock The Tiny Epic Game series has become more epic with each release. Tiny Epic Zombies is an amazing game with four different play modes and tons of content and, of course, lots of zombies. Tiny Epic Mechs puts players in the middle of...
Why You Should Have a Session Zero

Why You Should Have a Session Zero

We’ve all heard stories about campaigns that go south. For one reason or another, a group has to stop playing together. Maybe the players couldn’t work together. Maybe the party ended up being five different flavors of edgelord rogues. Maybe the DM uses a bunch of...