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What is a Board Game Convention Like?

By Chris Hecox | July 6, 2016

The Lead Up Our group was four strong: Wes (the brother-in-law), James (the college RA), myself (the koreanpenguin), and Betz (formerly known as Betsy). None of these guys really knew each other, but we all had one thing in common: cardboard intrigue. Three months prior, we laid out the plans, watched recaps of Origins’ past,…

A Day at Origins 2016

By Derek Thompson | June 22, 2016

Introduction Hello! My name is Derek Thompson, and I’ve recently joined Chris Hecox in our Tabletop journey here at Geeks Under Grace. I’ve been writing for MeepleTown for the past five years, and played Magic: the Gathering an excessive amount before Settlers of Catan put me onto the board game craze. I’m a mathematics professor at Taylor University…

If This, Try That: Board Games

By Chris Hecox | June 14, 2016

Let’s Try Something New Many times, people have a specific board game game they enjoy more than others, so instead of attempting to try something new, they stick to what they know. This is a human quirk in general, and extends beyond gaming. However, one of my favorite tricks to getting people invested in tabletop gaming…

Tabletop Buyer's Guides

The Complete Dice Throne Buyer’s Guide

By Andrew Borck

Dice Throne came on the scene in 2018 with their Season 1 box, introducing us to a handful of colorful characters and their engaging fantasy yahtzee gameplay style. Since then Season 1 Rerolled, Season 2, Dice Throne Adventures, and Marvel Dice Throne have all been released. So where’s a good place for new players to start? Read on for our complete Buyer’s Guide!

The Complete 7 Wonders Buyer’s Guide

By Derek Thompson

Derek runs through all of the expansions and editions of 7 Wonders, letting you know which items to get when!

The Complete Hero Realms Buyer’s Guide

By Derek Thompson

Derek tells you which Hero Realms expansions to get, and in what order!