Nothing really pithy to say here, so let’s get on with the notes!
- Mike talks some more about the website being even more ready for human eyes instead of just search engine crawlers, but nothing else much happened to him this week
- Jason has been caught up in politics and work, so nothing else much happened to him either
- The Guys took a road trip to two local game stores, however, (Go! Games and Little Shoppe of Games), and their week suddenly got brighter.
- Dianne Rees provides a listing of introductory resources for board games on her Instructional Design Fusion blog at Atomic Meme. She has some great picks for beginning a look at games from an educational perspective.
- A family gets lost in a corn maze and calls 911. Whaaaaa–?
- SCIENCE! Who knew? Taking ecstasy can kill certain blood-based cancers. And now scientists have developed a form of the drug that you don’t have to take massive doses of and die from to cure the cancer. Coming next: Raves at hospitals!
- The Book Larder in Seattle tries something a little different to get people off the internet and into their store.
- How to pick games for your game night. Don’t get caught in the “I don’t know, what do you want to play?” loop!
- Where is the advertising for board games? Only on the internet? Why is that?
Picks of the Week
- Mike: [amazon_link id=”B003D7F4YY” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Forbidden Island by Gamewright[/amazon_link]
- Jason: [amazon_link id=”B000HX1NBA” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Zombies!!! by Twilight Creations[/amazon_link]
If your friendly local game store doesn’t have those games, click the links and nab them!