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Every other week Scott Jon Siegel contributes Off the Grid, a column on gaming away from the television screen or monitor.We've been paying a lot of attention to James Ernest over the past few weeks. As the founder, president, and lead game designer at Cheapass Games, he's responsible for a slew of...

July 16th 2007 at 10:28am 0 Comments
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Every other week Scott Jon Siegel contributes Off the Grid, a column on gaming away from the television screen or monitor. Continuing our love-fest with the games of James Ernest (we'll be moving on to other designers soon, I promise), we've come to Diceland, a unique two-player tabletop title that'...

June 29th 2007 at 11:46am 0 Comments
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Every other week Scott Jon Siegel contributes Off the Grid, a column on gaming away from the television screen or monitor.I never wanted to be a candyman. Gene Wilder's take on the role of confectionaire extraordinaire gave me the shakes, and Johnny Depp's recent attempt at the part just gave me a m...

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Every other week Scott Jon Siegel contributes Off the Grid, a column on gaming away from the television screen or monitor.As a consumer, my biggest gripe with games like RoboRally and Carcassonne is the price of admission. Non-digital games often depend on the "shiny" factor to get them off of retai...

May 17th 2007 at 4:55pm 0 Comments