Category Archives: Games

Build your own railroad empire

Railroads are coming back. The Iron Horse may seem so 19th Century, yet between tighter energy supplies and a crumbling and congested highway system, rail is looking better. Obama may or may not have the political – or financial – … Continue reading

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Rejoice antibodies! Play the swine flu board game!

Pandemic, from New York game publisher Z-Man games, proves that you can make a game out of anything, including viruses that threaten to wipe out the human race. Players are thrust into the role of disease-fighters racing to stamp out … Continue reading

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Dungeons & Dragons creator dies

You know you’re a geek if this annoucement saddens you. But Dave Arneson has passed away. Along with Gary Gygax, who died last year, he created the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game in the early 1970s. I have a confession: … Continue reading

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