Spotlight on Southern Designers: Derik Duley of Lagniappe Games

Take one part of andouille sausage, one part of rice, and two parts of board gaming, and what do you get? Lagniappe Gaming out of Los Angeles. Here's the story of how a former New Orleanian makes it big way out West.

Top Ten Stories at Gen Con 2016, Part Deux

Gen Con: the con where a million different publishers vie for attention with a trillion different gamers. Hyperbole? Of course. But it is true that many different stories bubble up to the surface during the Best Four Days of Not Sleeping, 2016 edition. (If you missed number 10-6, click here). Here is a look at … Continue reading Top Ten Stories at Gen Con 2016, Part Deux


The guys from the Gumbo have received lots of emails and texts checking on the Krewe. Yes, the pictures of Louisiana don't do the devastation justice, but our little communities have come together like never before to help each other clean up, clear out, and move forward. Our gumbo-fu technique is the best. There are … Continue reading OUR GUMBO-FU IS STRONG

New TCG? RIP, my bank account

Good news, all you Gumbo fans out there. We have a brand new, to the USA at least, ingredient to add to all those gaming cook pots. The Japan Expo had some new and exciting things going on with it but the announcement that the Final Fantasy TCG would be translated and coming to America was definitely one … Continue reading New TCG? RIP, my bank account

Reviews & News — Recap of Gale Force Nine’s GEN CON 2016 Offerings

Gale Force Nine is a company that may be more familiar to fans of Dungeons and Dragons than to board game enthusiasts.  For years they’ve been releasing collector’s edition models from the D&D world along with supplemental items used during roleplaying games. Two games currently being released by the company should be bringing them quite … Continue reading Reviews & News — Recap of Gale Force Nine’s GEN CON 2016 Offerings