Boxed Culture: Community or Clique?

Community or Clique? So this weekend an article by a tumblr blogger named latining went viral within the board gaming community. The article is here┬ábut be warned it has some very graphic descriptions of some events┬áthat have happened to a person or people in the board gaming community in Canada […]

Boxed Culture: Loving the Local

Frequently the discussion comes up in board gaming whether to buy from your friendly local game store (FLGS) or an online retailer. While online retailers tend to offer lower prices and a very good stock of games, FLGS’s are a place we gather with frto play and enjoy the games […]

Boxed Culture: Game Nights from Scratch!

Whether it be at a home, church, or a local game shop (often abbreviated LGS), gaming events are a big part of board gaming culture. Having a designated meeting place for people to get together to play games is a great way to…well always have people to play with, haha. […]

Boxed Culture: Family Ties

Recently I attended Starfest. Minus the primary cluster of the con that was there was a diamond in the rough, Gamefest. I tend to volunteer at conventions so I can see all the people and help and everything, and I was stationed in the Gamefest section. You can tell when […]

Boxed Culture: The Windows to Your Soul 1

In this Game Corner I would like to talk about something that is very important to me as a consumer of board games: How a LGS displays their games. Some shops do a superb job of organizing and keeping everything in a logical order. These shops are awesome and I […]