I’ve been looking at lighter games over the past few months. Things to bring out at Family Games Night that will be easy to teach and explain. So the term Gateway often springs to mind. Gateway games are usually used to introduce new people the hobby. Ethnos intrigued me. It seemed light but a step above gateway.
It’s already June, ½ the year is just gone! So I find myself sitting wondering what I have done so far this year and what am I going to be doing for the rest of the year. Also June in South Africa means ICON. The largest geek/tabletop event in the country. The excitement is growing!
So this was my desk for most of the past week. It was worth it though; I passed!! Take that scumbag exams! So that’s #1 on my to do list done. Although I still have another week to go, it’s nice to get it done early. Now on the #2 & #3… but instead of painting games I would much rather just play them. Truth be told I almost failed at the endeavour I undertook within 3 days of making the commitment.
It’s been a while since I’ve had time for one of these in fact I think it’s my first this year! I have been busy, at least it feels this way, so let’s see what I have been up too.
I first played Splendor about 2 years ago, I can’t say that I enjoyed it. There was a lot of hype around it and I felt that it did not feel like it lived up to the hype. Then I got another chance to play it a few weeks ago on ITTD. I picked up my own copy on my way out…