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Gaming Addicts Anonymous

SIX OF THE WORST… things about playing against the computer

As much as I love playing games with other people, sometimes* it's not possible to have them around. Sometimes you're stuck playing a game you love by yourself. Enter the computer player -- a reasonably-sophisticated [...]

Zombie unReality: Survival Street Games & Virtual Reality, Arizona Sunshine

If you close your eyes and imagine a post-apocalyptic world where you are a hardened survivor, fending off the undead with your trusted machete, Michelle, at every turn and generally being a lone badass, well, [...]

By |July 6th, 2015|Gaming Addicts Anonymous|0 Comments
  • Subject (Left) Don Arnold ‘76, (Center) Craig Skweres ‘77 and (Right) Pat Bauer ‘76, play cards every Thursday night.

SIX OF THE BEST… alternatives to classic card games

A couple of months ago, I wrote a column about alternatives to classic board games. But sometimes you don't feel like pulling out a box with a bunch of pieces and tokens and such. Sometimes [...]

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SIX OF THE BEST… alternatives to classic board games

Do you groan when someone in your family pulls out Monopoly, knowing that you're about to be in for three hours of hell, ending when you all give up because no one is ever going [...]

H1Z1: This Is Your Life

You’ve got your MMO’s (massively multiplayer online game) - which are basically just an extension of your life. Because, let’s face it, when I’m playing WoW I’m not Bella Blitz I’m Bellsangue, blood-elf from hell, [...]

By |April 21st, 2015|Gaming Addicts Anonymous|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… things about classic video game systems

Every year for the holidays, I get myself a little something that I find on sale. Sometimes it's off my Amazon wishlist; sometimes I come across it on a daily deals site; sometimes it's in [...]

By |December 24th, 2014|Gaming Addicts Anonymous, Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… gaming strategies my kid uses

My daughter, who is now seven, started playing tabletop and card games with me at age four by taking away my phone while I was playing Settlers of Catan and trying to figure it out. [...]

Hearthstone: Heroes of… RAGE QUIT

Hi, my name is Bella, and it’s been three weeks since I’ve played Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. Let me tell you about this freakin’ game right here. It’s a bitch. My roommate brought this game [...]

By |February 24th, 2014|Gaming Addicts Anonymous|0 Comments

Forgotten Sagas of the 13th Age – Session 29: Answers To Unasked Questions

The party has found a chad'maragh, the forbidden soul forge that is the source of the magical energy the Archmage has been seeking. The chad'marag is the source of the disturbing weapons the duergar have [...]

By |February 18th, 2014|Gaming Addicts Anonymous|0 Comments

Love In The Time of Zombies

I’ve never been one to say there is a “good addiction” but in some cases I’m willing to make exceptions. These forgivable addictions, for me of course, lean towards the nerdy. Comics, sci-fi (and SyFy [...]

By |February 4th, 2014|Gaming Addicts Anonymous|2 Comments