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 —...

The Renaissance Of Board Games

FollowFollowFollowFollow Virtual reality, HD TV, augmented reality apps…. as technology keeps giving us new entertainment options you might be surprised to learn that one of the biggest areas of innovation and excitement in entertainment is in good old tabletop board...

ATB Gaming Podcast – Episode 004

Olaf, Sean and Clinton talk about how we can get to know people better by playing board games. We also discuss games we played recently. https://media.blubrry.com/acrosstheboard/p/content.blubrry.com/acrosstheboard/ATB_Podcast_Ep04.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

Games Of Thrones

Bring the world of Westeros to your table Very few intellectual properties have had as much impact on contemporary pop culture as George R.R. Martin’s best-selling book series ‘Game of Thrones – A Song of Ice and Fire.’ Most of us have at least heard the names...

ATB Gaming Podcast – Episode 003

In this episode Olaf, Clinton and Sean discuss the importance of board gaming with families and talk about games they played recently. https://media.blubrry.com/acrosstheboard/p/content.blubrry.com/acrosstheboard/ATB_Podcast_Ep03.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

ATB Gaming Podcast – Episode 002

In this Episode Olaf, Brianna and Sean discuss the different genres of board games and talk about games they played recently. https://media.blubrry.com/acrosstheboard/p/content.blubrry.com/acrosstheboard/ATB_Podcast_Ep02.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download...

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