Themes In Board Games

FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner Recently, I found myself at the airport waiting for my plane to board… To pass the time, I went to the airport bookstore to browse for something to read on the flight. Now, I’m not an avid book reader,...

Back To School – With Games

FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner It’s back to school week… Children of all ages are easing back into the rhythm and structure of classes. For some, a new school year is reason for excitement. It’s an opportunity to make new friends,...

Introduction to Party Games

FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner Board gaming is an activity that can fulfill our need for social interaction… Games can offer us an entertaining way to connect with family, friends or co-workers. Thankfully, there are a whole host of...

The ‘Spiel Des Jahres’ Awards

FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner Why do we like awards shows so much?… Whether it’s the Oscars, Grammys or Junos, most of us are eager to take in the spectacle of couture and celebrity surrounding these ceremonies. Personally, I’m...

Introduction To Cooperative Board Games

FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner Most of us have a competitive streak… Traditionally speaking, the standard goal of game play has been to meet a challenge or an opponent and, using wits, cunning or strength, emerge victorious. Games...

ATB Gaming Podcast – Episode 007

In this Episode, Olaf and Clinton discuss their experience with board games while they travel through France. https://media.blubrry.com/acrosstheboard/p/content.blubrry.com/acrosstheboard/ATB_Podcast_Ep07.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:59...

Games for Festival Fun

FollowFollowFollowFollow Summer is here, Manitoba! Our province will soon be celebrating the warm weather with outdoor festivals like the Winnipeg Folk Festival or Winnipeg Fringe Festival, just to name a few. We’ll be hanging out with friends or family, soaking in...

ATB Gaming Podcast – Episode 006

What is it like to work as a game expert at a board game cafe? Olaf and Nick answer questions about their process of choosing the right game. https://media.blubrry.com/acrosstheboard/p/content.blubrry.com/acrosstheboard/ATB_Podcast_Ep06.mp3Podcast: Play in new window...

Board Games For The Cabin

FollowFollowFollowFollow Summer is finally here. For many Manitobans, this means spending weekends at the cabin. Time at the cabin usually means relaxing and enjoying the company of friends or family at a place where schedules are almost non-existent, and time flows...

ATB Gaming Podcast – Episode 005

In this episode Nick, Kristen and Olaf talk about the challenges in playing new games with your parents. https://media.blubrry.com/acrosstheboard/p/content.blubrry.com/acrosstheboard/ATB_Podcast_Ep05.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:48 —...

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