Category Archives: Games

Looking back at 2015: Favorite books and more

It’s that time of year when you realize that yes, a whole year did pass that quickly! Whew, where did the time go? The answer–at least my answer–is in this post, including the best 8 novels I read this year. … Continue reading

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Top 5 board games for writers

That’s right, a blog post that combines two of my favorite pastimes—board games and fiction writing! Why should you play board games as a writer? Because it’s terribly fun! And you might learn something about writing while you’re at it. … Continue reading

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Playing Arkham Horror: Cthugha

The ancient one Cthugha stirs in his slumber, and gates to other worlds pop up all over Arkham, while Cthugha’s fiery presence heats up the city until even moving about is a pain. Rita Young, an athletic student with cultists … Continue reading

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Recognizing Boston–gaming fun

I’m off traveling the US again (for business), and am having fun walking around Boston and recognizing places. From where, you might ask? Well, for one thing, I recently watched Boston Legal, and for another, I’ve started playing The Last … Continue reading

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Classic game nostalgia

Recently, I’ve been following the Cinemaware kickstarter campaign for the remake of Rocket Ranger with some dismay. (It’s going poorly—surely there are more people out there who remember the classic 1988 game? Anyone?) Anyway, it got me thinking about classic … Continue reading

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Unlimited options vs. Engaging story

So I’m a gamer, and I love a good computer game. Some games give you freedom to explore, others give you a rousing story. Can you have both? I’m not so sure. Games come in all varieties, but there’s one … Continue reading

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How the Battlestar Galactica board game can help your writing

So I’m a big fan of board games, and fortunately so is my darling husband, which means we play a lot of them. What does this have to do with writing, you wonder? Well, nothing usually… But lately I’ve begun … Continue reading

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