Links


Yes, this is a page of links.  Like in the good ole days before search engines and when Yahoo had a hierarchical index the entire internet outside the walls of AOL.  But I digress....


Digital games, mostly


eXplorminate - Reviews, podcasts, video coverage for 4X and strategy games.

The Scientific Gamer - Insightful and (usually cynical) reviews and articles of PC games

Keith Burgen - Excellent thoughts on game design

Rock, Paper, Shotgun - Best PC game coverage on the webz, IMHO

Pocket Tactics - iOS/mobile strategy games

Space Sector - In-depth coverage of 4X and civilization games

Space Game Junkie - Blog / vlog / podcast for all games set in space. +Podcast


Tabletop games, mostly


Board Game Geek - Monster site, forums, game databse, blogs, etc.

Fortress Ameritrash - BGG's dark twin

Today in Board Games - Provides nice frequent roundups of reviews and articles

Most Dangerous - Design blog

Oakleaf Games - Design blog and reviews

Strawpixel - Boardgame blog by Stephen Brochu (Ubisoft designer)

Painted Wooden Cubes - Excellent commentary on games from Mark Taylor

Exploring Games with Chris - Nice in depth reviews and articles. +Podcast

Giant Fire Breathing Robot - News/Reviews/Smorgasbords. +Podcast

iSlayTheDragon - News/Reviews/Smorgasbords

Nick Bentley Games - Designer and blogger


Podcasts / Videocasts


Three Moves Ahead - Excellent podcast focusing on PC strategy gaming, often with special industry guests.

The Long View - In-depth commentary and discussion of boardgames with Geof Gambil and special guests.

Plaid Hat Podcast - Often insightful and always hillarious podcast from boardgame publishers Plaid Hat Games.

Drive Thru Reviews - Video reviews and commentary by the legend, Joel Eddy

Ludology - Great table top podcast with reviews and design musings