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Game Night – July 2019

July comes and goes in a flash. Festivals, events, beaches, and lakes fill our time with many activities. It would appear from the statistics this month that many have put the gaming on the back burner for a short while. Who could blame them with this gorgeous weather which we can only enjoy for a short time? Let’s take a look at the happens last month at Game Night.

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A Place at the Table: Snacks

Hi guys! Today, let’s talk about one of my favorite things besides board games. Yes, we’re going to talk about food. More specifically, snacks that are good for eating while playing board games. I’m a snacker by nature, so I can’t imaging going to a game night and not having some sort of food to munch on. Now, if you’ll remember back to our etiquette post, greasy foods are generally a no-go.

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A Place at the Table: Subscription Boxes

Hello all! I hope that the summer is going well for everyone.

As a household with three kids ranging in age from 15 all the way down to 2, summer can be a crazy time for our family. It seems like all I do is drive kids around from one activity to another. That doesn’t exactly leave a lot of time to write, or sleep, or even explore new board games. That got me thinking about subscription boxes.

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Board Game Diary: Rules of the Game

Dear Board Game Diary

I’ve recently pushed into the world of game design.  As a self proclaimed expert in the matter of all things board games, I figured it to be a natural step forward with my passion.   Why not give something back to the hobby that has coddled my every unfulfilled entertainment need like a doting mother.  Pretentious as this all may sound, I pushed forward with my creative thinking.  

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Game Night: June 2019

You have to love Northern Michigan in the summer: oppressive humidity, crowded beaches, and festivals around every corner. Michiganders might complain continuously about the traffic, crowds, and the overly sticky feeling of it all but we wouldn’t trade it for the world. Our tables, here at Game Night, have been full with gamers eager to embrace all the summertime fun they can handle.

Let us take a glimpse back at June and see what started it all. Enjoy!

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A Place at the Table: Board Game Catering (or when 2 board gamers get married)

Happy summer, board gamers! It’s been another crazy couple of weeks here at the A Place at the Table house. The main reason behind the craziness was that Number One and I had our vow renewal on June 21st. It had been in the planning of for a few months. And it went over really well, if I do say so myself.  Now, I’m sure that you’re asking yourself what on earth our vow renewal has to do with board games. Well, I’m about to answer that for you. Ready? Here we go….

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New to the Table: Skull

There was a lot of noise coming from our table the night we decided to try Skull. Sideways looks, squinted eyes, and beads of cold sweat could be found all around the table with the inevitable roar of laughter and cheers to follow. A simple card game of 4 cards per player that stirs even the most stoic player into a gregarious frenzy. There is a lot to breakdown here so I’m going to get right to it with our review of Skull.

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