Every week, I’ve decided to implement the “Not Video Games” post. This will be a post that reviews or covers a game that is not a video game (or possibly video games based on board games, card games, etc.). Hopefully, this will help convince people that I am two kinds of dork, not just one! Also, it’ll introduce you to games you might not otherwise play. Enjoy!
Today, it is time for something completely different. I recently acquired Settlers of Catan and Carcassonne as gifts, and as such this semester I have been trying to convince people to play them with me as much as possible. Of course, only a few of my friends are cool enough to enjoy these games, but I’ve still had some fun times.
I’ve been thinking of getting both of these for the 360, because then I could play these stately, slow games with people besides the regular two people who I play with (not disparaging them, I’m glad two whole friends of mine enjoy these things). But, because I feel like it, I’ll review them for you, since some of you have refused to play these games when you had the chance. Losers. Read the rest of this entry »