If you earn money playing a game, are you a professional, or do you need to play games full time? Can you be a professional board game player? We think that the answer is yes, but you most likely need to supplement tournament winnings with other sources of income, such as sponsorships, paid public appearances, or coaching.
Card games come in many forms and variations, two of the most popular being collectible card games and Living Card Games, and it can be difficult determining which works best for you... While there are certainly benefits and drawbacks to each kind of card game, LCGs provide an experience reminiscent of that of CCGs but for a wider audience. They’re fun for the board gamer and the CCG player alike.
Even if you’ve heard of crokinole, you may not know that there is an annual World Crokinole Championship. The organization holds the championship every year on the first Saturday in June; and, for this 21st year, it will take place on Saturday, June 1st, 2019.
In previous posts, we’ve discussed how a pool player and an aspiring curler might enjoy the 19th-century Canadian table sport crokinole. As part of this series where we try to convince everyone to play crokinole, we thought we’d aim for shuffleboard players next.
Sometimes you wish that you could see, if given the chance, what you would be able to accomplish as the president of the United States or as a trusted adviser. These board games put you in the middle of the U.S. presidency, in the roles of previous U.S. presidents, presidential hopefuls, constitutional founding fathers, campaign managers or strategists, or even powerful corporations with political aspirations.