Article

So You Want to Start Playing Descent: Journeys in the Dark

3 Nov , 2015  

Barrett tells you the first steps into playing Descent: Journeys in the Dark and what to do when you’re a few games deep.

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Contributor, Interview

Interview | Meeple

11 Sep , 2015  

In a back alley gamer bar, I sit down with a care worn and beleaguered Meeple. Yes, a Meeple. We swap stories about epic gaming sessions, argue about the best edition of Pandemic and celebrate the Oxford English Dictionary’s addition of Meeple to the official vernacular. During the interview, the Meeple shares a few stories […]

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Contributor, Interview

Interview | Chad Ingham from Top Shelf Gamer

19 Aug , 2015  

Barratt sits down with Chad Ingham to discuss Top Shelf Gamer and reflect on the future of third party board game retail.

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Article, Contributor

Happy Together: Choosing the Right Cooperative Game

9 Jul , 2015  

Barrett talks you through choosing the right cooperative game for your playgroup.

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Article

Conventional Wisdom – Tips and Tricks for Surviving the Convention Season

5 Jun , 2015  

Convention season is here and Barrett has a few tips and tricks to get the most memorably experience possible.

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Article

Product Placement: The State of Intellectual Property in Board Game Culture

27 May , 2015  

Barrett discusses the ever growing trend of transforming existing IPs into board games.

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Contributor, Review

Review | Rune Age

4 May , 2015  

Barrett review Rune Age, the fantasy deck building game from Fantasy Flight Games.

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Creator Profile, Featured

Creator Profile | Reiner Knizia

22 Apr , 2015  

In our first Creator Profile, Barrett underscores the memorable aspects of Knizia’s career & design process while identifying several of his well-known titles.

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Contributor, Interview

Interview | Dan Repperger

6 Apr , 2015  

Barrett is a graduate educated professor, performer and academically published writer. A lover of table top RPGs, board and card games alike, he’s been an enthusiast of the hobby for the past few decades. You can find more of his written work here or read all of his Rollin’ Dice articles here. For the past nine years, Fear […]

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Contributor, Review

Review | Drakon

16 Mar , 2015  

Just in time for it’s 4th Edition, Barrett takes a look at Drakon, the gold-hunting dungeon crawler from Fantasy Flight Games.

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