Recent Brews: What We’ve Been Drinking

We haven’t dedicated a whole post to beer in a while. Emmet being off beer in the run up to the birth of his son doesn’t really lend itself to a deep, dynamic post about beer. But now that he’s back on the sauce, both of us are going to talk about a few brews we’ve been enjoying recently. Continue reading


Roll for Initiative

Fair warning: This post is going to be a bit more introspective than usual and won’t really be about any specific game. Still, it should be a fun little piece, so read on as I explore how I fell out of love with tabletop role playing games and into love with board games… then back in love with RPGs.

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First Impressions: Quadropolis


Over the past two years, our group has become more passionate about board games, and more people in the group are starting their own collections. This means that we often get to try new games, but not play them multiple times in a short period of time. The competition for which games we play is fierce. So we’re left with first impressions. Rather than let this restrict us, we’re going to embrace it. Quick, short first impression posts, followed up as we get more experienced with a particular game. Recently, Emmet did an excellent job of sharing his first thoughts on the game Last Will. This week, I’ll be doing the same, but for a different game: Quadropolis.

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The Crafty Podcast – Episode 02

The Crafty Podcast is back after a slight delay!


This month we discuss Mega Civilization, Brewcrafters, Mysterium, Roll for the Galaxy, and Splendor. We also chat about what happens when you fall out if love with a game.

All this while drinking a delicious coffee infused stout from Beavertown brewery!

Intro and outro music courtesy of Kevin McLeod of