Welcome back to a most glorious dinner with prolific board game designer Daryl Andrews. We are currently knee deep in a “Seafood Tower”, a gluttonous stack of shellfish, simply challenging us to dive ever deeper. Oh, and we are talking about board games. Between bites.

Welcome back! I have just arrived at the Tide and Vine Oyster House in Ontario, after a bit of a prolonged trip across Canadian Customs. You see, I am at dinner with designer and Canadian native Daryl Andrews – a short diversion during the Gathering of Friends Convention in Niagara Falls, New York. DTD: Oh, …

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We are nearing the end of a fantastic lunch at Oceana in Reno. Eminant designer Eric Lang and I are talking through the designers transition from the early days of Fantasy Flight, into Cool Mini or Not and beyond. The food is nearly gone, and satiety evolves into nostalgia.

Welcome back to steak dinner with true board game magnate Christian T Petersen. I know I have used the term “magnate” before, but it just fits so well. We are at Weber Grill in Indianapolis, during GenCon 2021, just hanging, talking business. It is a strange juxtaposition for me, as I know quite a bit …

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During GenCon 2021 I was lucky enough to bump into Fantasy Flight founder and former Asmodee CEO Christian T. Petersen, ask him to go to dinner, and have him actually agree. And given someone so foundational in the industry, I had a surprisingly good time with this goofy board game magnate.