Wes Baker

I’m a programmer who lives in Fredericksburg, VA. I enjoy board games, puzzles, and making things work. When I’m not in front of a screen of some sort, I’m probably spending time with my wife, my sons, my animals, my board games, or my books. Check out what I’m up to now or see what tools I’m currently using.

The Re-Review: A New Year

January 23rd, 2016

Baseball Highlights 2045 1 play with 2 players New to me I had high hopes for Baseball Highlights 2045, I had seen such good reviews of it…

Best Games of the Year 2015

January 3rd, 2016

For the past few years, I’ve played a increasingly larger number of new games each year as I grow more and more infatuated with board games…

The Re-Review: Year End Sale!

January 2nd, 2016

Abyss 1 play with 3 players Played before Abyss is one of those games that plays really well, but unremarkably and that makes it hard to…

The Re-Review: Building an Empire

December 8th, 2015

Castles of Mad King Ludwig 1 play with 4 players Played before Castles of Mad King Ludwig replaced Suburbia in my collection a while back…

The Re-Review: Dice and Cubes

November 25th, 2015

Lords of Waterdeep 1 play with 3 players Played before I enjoy worker placement games and I have a good number of them. In general, none of…

The Re-Review: Woefully Behind

October 2nd, 2015

Cosmic Encounter 1 play with 5 players Played before Part of my 10x10 Challenge I seem to only be able to win this game jointly, which is…

The Re-Review: The Summer Doldrums

September 22nd, 2015

Forbidden Stars 1 play with 3 players Played before My first play of Forbidden Stars was pretty abysmal, resulting in something of a rage…

The Re-Review: With a Bias Towards Dice

August 23rd, 2015

Quantum 1 play with 3 players Played before Every time I play Quantum, I’m reminded of why I’ve purchased this one twice and I sold myself…