Board Stiff: Dixit (ft: Amy Reid)

Board Stiff: Dixit (ft: Amy Reid)

This week's Board Stiff guest writer was Amy Reid, a British film student who now has the honor (or horror?) to be living in a household of passionate gaming girls. You can find out more about Amy by following her on Twitter @ByAmyReid.

Board Stiff: Skyline (featuring Stephane Brochu)

Board Stiff: Skyline (featuring Stephane Brochu)

Strategy and chance marry once again in this delightful little dice game. This week's Board Stiff features Steph Brochu!

READ.ME – Incoming!

READ.ME – Incoming!

"Always in motion is the future," sayeth Yoda, and it couldn't be more exciting. This week we'll take a look at some of the visual novels that are coming down the pipe.

Swords and Zippers: Persona 5 Officially Announced

Swords and Zippers: Persona 5 Officially Announced

The Persona franchise is quite near and dear to our hearts here on Swords and Zippers; thus, the official announcement of the fifth title in the series is nothing short of ecstasy.

Board Stiff: Spartacus (ft Nate)

Board Stiff: Spartacus (ft Nate)

Spartacus is your ancient Rome variant on a great gladiatorial noble-on-noble backstabbing fun! Tiffany this week is joined by Nate!

READ.ME: Novels the West Will Never See

READ.ME: Novels the West Will Never See

In an article that this one prays will be proven wrong someday, we look at some of the greatest visual novels ever released... outside of English-speaking countries.

The Vault – Ants, Godzilla, and Mechs? Oh My!

The Vault – Ants, Godzilla, and Mechs? Oh My!

Today, some old games of the PS3 and Xbox 360 join their predecessors in the Vault to be memorialized as classics.

Swords and Zippers: The Mystery of Aquapazza

Swords and Zippers: The Mystery of Aquapazza

On 11/19/2013, Atlus released the localized 2D fighting gamne Aquapazza, based on... visual novel characters?

Board Stiff: Mascarade (ft Nicole Jekich)

Board Stiff: Mascarade (ft Nicole Jekich)

There's a party going on in this week's Board Stiff – a Mascarade party. And Nicole Jekich from AcrossTheBoard is leading the dance.

READ.ME: You Always Remember Your First

READ.ME: You Always Remember Your First

This week's READ.ME discusses the "first" visual novel experience and the attraction of the form.