Games

District 9: The Boardgame by Weta Workshop

Hola my nerds! It's been a week and a half since Emerald City Comic Con and I think I am finally back on track with life. I caught up on sleep, the crud is pretty much gone, and my feet are no longer sore! That being said, it has been nice to recap some of the best moments! One of them being when...
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Creating the Perfect Board Game Ambiance

Happy Wednesday everyone! It's been a long week already, BJ and I just made it back from Las Vegas for the Dice Tower West Con and as much fun as it was, I am beat! Gaming really takes a lot out of ya! (PS: Expect a blog on all our shenanigans later this week) That being said, I want to go back and...
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How To Prep For Nerdy Cons

Happy Tuesday! You know what that means! The newest episode of BJ Shea's Board Game Alliance is out! Listen here: BJ Shea's BGA ep. 54: How To Prep For Cons Some highlights on what to pack are: - lip balm - hand sanitizer - battery pack for your phone - water bottle and snacks - DEODORANT!!...
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Game to Grow

Welcome to episode 51 of BJ Shea's Board Game Alliance! First we chatted about the Top 20 most anticipated games of 2019 as voted on in BGG! Coming in at #1 is the game Mississippi Queen , which is a reissue of the 1997 game! Get the whole list of anticipated games HERE! We also had the chance to...
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BJ Shea's Board Game Alliance's Newest Host!

Welcome to the Board Game Alliance 2.0! What is the Board Game Alliance? If you are a avid listener of BJ Shea's Geek Nation , you have probably heard us mention our love of board gaming. A while back, we started a separate podcast with Uncle Chris Walker along with Designer Sean Epperson of Thing...
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The Best Nerdy Places to Check Out in Western Washington

The Pacific North West gives us so many beautiful things, from gorgeous mountains, tall and stoic evergreen trees, and a vast ocean coast, to diverse tasty foods, a wonderful music scene (both old and new), but also. . . A HUGE NERD COMMUNITY! Western Washington state specifically is home to many...
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Around the world trivia with Alexa!

We had a chance to play a new trivia game the other day, it's called "When In Rome" and it makes excellent use of the Amazon Echo to guide you throiugh the game. Travel around the world meeting new friends and learning as you go! Check out the vdeo below and, as always, stay nerdy!
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Gaming For Good: Extra Life 2018

Every year, when the Extra Life event rolls around, I get really excited to help out and put my hobby to good use! This year, BJ Shea's Geek Nation, The Board Game Alliance, and The Omega Gamers are uniting to support Children's Miracle Network Hospital, and The BGA talked about it with the guys at...
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Self-awareness for geeks

I usually try to keep things pretty light with my blog, but something happened to me the other day that I feel like I need to share with everybody I can. Because of an unexpected encounter and the conversation that took place because of it, ​I had the opportunity to take look inside myself and...
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BJ & MIGS VIRAL VIDEOS 06/26/18

Woman Flies 4,000 Miles For a Game of Tag Video of American woman flies 4,000 miles to UK to tell pal you're it in epic game of international tag High Girl With A Popsicle​
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