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Rex Reviewed through Rhyme

posted by admin On March - 3 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

There is this new Fantasy flight game out called Rex, it has a lot of hype and has beautiful components… but I feel after playing it, I will not be giving it an official review with a rating here on BOP. There are a lot of really positive and cool things about this game but [...]

BOP Fix it!

posted by admin On February - 29 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

Not all games are published equally when it comes to components. Over the past few years I’ve encountered games that have pretty awesome gameplay but either less than awesome components or just have something problem-some about them. Some things annoy more than others, some you can deal with, or have to deal with, but some are entirely fixable. And if you are like [...]

BOP News! Updates to the Site!

posted by admin On February - 18 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

We’ve been busy Boppers here at BOP, making all sorts of changes to the website. Some things you’ll notice are: The About Page now introduces the entire BOP team, be sure to check it out to learn more about those who write your reviews! The rating system has changed! Yes, we didn’t like the current [...]

BOP News!

posted by admin On January - 30 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

It’s Monday again, and we have some great info to get your week started! Well, it’s not really news… but something we’d like to share, nonetheless. Here at BOP, one of our top favorite games right now is Kingdom Builder! From our last BOP news we mentioned the new expansion coming very soon, Kingdom Builder: Nomads. [...]

BOP News!

posted by admin On January - 17 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

Even though it’s a Monday, and thus the beginning of the work week for most, don’t be down ya’ll, because there is all sorts of board gaming news to make you smile today, on this hopefully not too Manic Monday. Out today! (or last night at 11pm eastern time) Caylus for the iPhone/iPad! Here at [...]

BOP News!

posted by admin On December - 14 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

This week of BOP News, iOS releases, Game giveaways, last minute holiday shopping and much, much more! Gone Cardboard Returns! On the BGG homepage you will now find a little addition that is highly worthy of mentioning – a game release calendar! Not only does it include games that are in the works of being published but [...]

Holiday Gamers Gift Tips of Validity!

posted by admin On November - 24 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Happy Thanksgiving fellow Boppers! And now that Thanksgiving is here, I feel it is appropriate to start thinking about Christmas. I’m a pretty big fan of holidays in general – Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Election Day, Valentines Day, Slavic National Holiday in the USA… etc. Whatever it is, I’m a fan, we really need [...]


posted by admin On November - 16 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

BGG.CON is going on RIGHT NOW in Dallas, Texas. BOP’s put together a survival kit for all those attending… and for those not attending, check back frequently for updates! BOP’s fellow hometown gamer, Jesse Dean is at BGG.CON, be sure to check back frequently to get all of his juicy updates! Whats going on NOW at [...]

Board games follow me around

posted by admin On November - 6 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

I haven’t posted in a few days and I blame it on my other major hobby (other than board games that is…) dancing! Not that stuff kids do today, I do the stuff kids did back in the day! (Balboa, Charleston, Swing, Lindy, Shag….etc.). So here I am  walking through a small area of dance [...]

Playing Games on Halloween?

posted by admin On October - 31 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Halloween A gentle breeze rustling the dry cornstalks. A sound is heard, a goblin walks. A harvest moon suffers a black cat’s cry. Oh’ how I want to play boardgames tonight! Bonfire catches a pumpkins gleem. Rejoice, it’s Halloween! (I’m not gonna lie, 90% of this poem is stolen from an online source) Playing Boardgames [...]