Prototype Pairing: Huh, Looks Like Rain… OF SHARKS


If you’ve been following us on social media or here on Boards & Lager, then you know that we are making the official Sharknado™ board game, tentatively (and transparently) titled Sharknado™: The Board Game! And we’ve been playtesting like crazy. Recently we took a trip to our local beer distributor and found a whole bunch of … Read more…


Keep on Keepin’ On


Good game design balances choice—not only in the number of options a player might have, but especially in how meaningful those choices are to the outcome of a game. Some of the best games—at least in our opinion—are the ones in which choice matters enough to make us think twice before we roll the dice, … Read more…

Getting into Trobil by DWI in a UFO


There’s probably some intergalactic law about operating spacecraft under the influence, but we like to live dangerously, so for this week’s Game & Beer Pairing we threw caution to the wind and some Trobils into the sun! Asking for Trobils is a worker placement sci-fi game that, while highly strategic, doesn’t take itself too seriously; … Read more…