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I'm an who plays in her free
time...and when I should be doing other things. This tabletop.social account will mirror my Twitter account; the mirror is run by @akuchling .

I have a YouTube channel, Cosmic Game Connections, which connects the world of astronomy to the games on my shelf in unexpected ways. And I at meeplephd.com where I post short game reviews and blog entries to accompany my .

Check it out at 3Pm EDT!

RT @DontBeBoard@twitter.com

What was your fav board game to hit your table in the past month?

I asked this to a range of creators including @BoxedMeeples@twitter.com @MeeplePhD@twitter.com and more!

youtu.be/bwXUukghwVs

🐦🔗: twitter.com/DontBeBoard/status

This week's theme for @hina_geekeries_jeux@twitter.com's challenge is Music, which instantly put me to mind of On Tour. In this roll and write game you are planning out a U.S. tour for your band. My poor band is always taking the weirdest tours… instagr.am/p/Cfo2A2BPS9u/

More Grand Carnival??? That's an insta-back for me!

I just backed The Grand Carnival (Expansion & Reprint) on @Kickstarter@twitter.com kickstarter.com/projects/uproa

Since black holes don’t emit their own light, usually we only find them when they’re orbiting another object. But recently, astronomers found a lone black hole. I talk about how they did it and how it ties it to my gameshelf in my latest video.
🎥 youtu.be/Kzq6MN27uO4

For the first time, astronomers confirmed that they had detected a lone black hole in our galaxy, using a trick of light called microlensing. I talk about this and how it connects to Karuba in my latest Cosmic Game Connection video.
🎥 youtu.be/Kzq6MN27uO4

For the first time, astronomers confirmed that they had detected a lone black hole in our galaxy, using a trick of light called microlensing. I talk about this and how it connects to Karuba in my latest Cosmic Game Connection video.
🎥 youtu.be/Kzq6MN27uO4

Imagine running through a Chocolate Factory. I don't know about you, but I would have to sample a few things along the way! While Chocolate Factory is NOT a children's game, it does let my innner child imagine being surrounded by that much candy. Oh, and… instagr.am/p/CfZZOn-PJb9/

Got our latest Kickstarter game to the table this weekend -- Dice Theme Park. Just a couple of plays so far, but I'm loving it. The puzzle of how to get the right dice to the right rides to maximize how many attractions you activate each round is right u… instagr.am/p/CfUx9dLPxJ_/

I looked at my favorite games that backed on Kickstarter - check it out on YouTube!

📽️ youtu.be/3KCW7BsaEr4

It's no secret. I love Dungeon Petz. It is a worker placement game where each player is running a pet store for silly, cute, and bizarre creatures.

➡️ Swipe to see my thoughts.

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This week's theme for from @hina_geekeries_jeux@twitter.com is Books.

Ex Libris is my favorite book-themed game. I love the satisfaction of arranging the books (cards) on my shelf just right. Plus, all of the books in this game have unique, o… instagr.am/p/CehEWGZL3Fx/

This week's theme for from @hina_geekeries_jeux@twitter.com is Disney.

I don't play a lot of IP games, but we did borrow our friends' copy of Thanos Rising, which is technically Disney now that they own Marvel movies. It was fun to collect va… instagr.am/p/CeOuLV8rr7h/

What does Meeple Circus have in common with a Sun-like star on the verge of becoming a white dwarf? Find out in my latest video!
youtu.be/lDO4MDcG9eY

A six-ring circus in space? 🎪
In my latest video, I talk about a recent paper where astronomers found a star with six rings of material surrounding it. Then I find how this finding connects to my game shelf.
youtu.be/lDO4MDcG9eY

Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game is a very tight co-op game where players work their way through one of the Dresden novels trying to remove obstacles, fight enemies, and solve cases.

➡️ Swipe to see my thoughts.

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This week's theme for from @hina_geekeries_jeux@twitter.com is Together.

This theme made me think about all of the coop games on my shelf, where all of the players need to work together to win. One of my current faves is Paleo, which is hard … instagr.am/p/Cd9BOIiMnDq/

This week's theme for from @hina_geekeries_jeux@twitter.com is Medical

One of my favorite medical themed games is Dice Hospital. Though, in all fairness, I would NOT recommend coming to my hospital for treatement!

instagr.am/p/Cdy2k3VJMhv/

Doctor Who: Time of the Daleks is a semi-coop game where players are running around space time time, collecting companions, solving dilemmas, and trying to keep ahead of the Daleks all while occasionally regenerating into the next incarnation of the Doct… instagr.am/p/CdeHqPGP9l2/

Between this and the danger of sharks, I’m never going to be able to swim in a pool again …

RT @xkcdComic@twitter.com

Deep End xkcd.com/2616/ m.xkcd.com/2616/

🐦🔗: twitter.com/xkcdComic/status/1

It’s Black Hole Week, and I found a few black holes on my game shelf. Here’s the rundown of real black hole findings that the Stellar black hole cards remind me of.

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