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RuelGaviola

Writer and educator. Also the knightly news guy for iSlaytheDragon.com. Love board games, books, cooking, traveling, and Star Wars. FYI: It’s pronounced Roo-El. Think Superman’s Kryptonian name, Kal-El. Did I just compare myself to the Man of Steel? Better stop while I’m ahead.
Yo Ho Ho! Five Games to Play on Talk Like a Pirate Day

Yo Ho Ho! Five Games to Play on Talk Like a Pirate Day

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Gaming On the Other Side of the World: Check out This Board Game Cafe in the Philippines

Gaming On the Other Side of the World: Check out This Board Game Cafe in the Philippines

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We Asked Your Black Geek Friend: Star Wars Original or Prequel Trilogy?

We Asked Your Black Geek Friend: Star Wars Original or Prequel Trilogy?

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Meet Your Black Geek Friends: Damion Poitier And B. Dave Walters

Meet Your Black Geek Friends: Damion Poitier And B. Dave Walters

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Different Sides to a Die: Three Unique Dice Games

Different Sides to a Die: Three Unique Dice Games

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Get to Know My Giant Nerd Boyfriend

Get to Know My Giant Nerd Boyfriend

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Escape Your Little Nightmares In This Dark Adventure Game

Escape Your Little Nightmares In This Dark Adventure Game

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Sufjan Stevens Brings Music from the Cosmos to Planet Earth

Sufjan Stevens Brings Music from the Cosmos to Planet Earth

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Perception Delivers First-Person Thrills and Chills

Perception Delivers First-Person Thrills and Chills

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5 Video Games That Leaked Into The Real World Through Alternative Reality Games

5 Video Games That Leaked Into The Real World Through Alternative Reality Games

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Why Century: Spice Road Is Splendor 2.0

Why Century: Spice Road Is Splendor 2.0

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Around the World in 8 Plays: Globetrot With These Awesome Boardgames

Around the World in 8 Plays: Globetrot With These Awesome Boardgames

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Size Doesn’t Matter: 5 Small Box Games That Deliver Big Fun

Size Doesn’t Matter: 5 Small Box Games That Deliver Big Fun

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How A Heart Transplant Couldn’t Stop One Man’s Passion for Star Wars

How A Heart Transplant Couldn’t Stop One Man’s Passion for Star Wars

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From the Dawn of D&D to the Board Game Boom: One Man’s Thirty Years of Gaming at L…

From the Dawn of D&D to the Board Game Boom: One Man’s Thirty Years of Gaming at L.A.’s Strategicon

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The Universe in the Palm of Your Hand: A Look at Star Realms

The Universe in the Palm of Your Hand: A Look at Star Realms

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Get Ready to Rumble with the New Button Men

Get Ready to Rumble with the New Button Men

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The Line Starts Here for Free Comic Book Day

The Line Starts Here for Free Comic Book Day

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A Leap of Faith: How One Couple Opened Their Own FLGS and Escape Room

A Leap of Faith: How One Couple Opened Their Own FLGS and Escape Room

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This Ain’t Your Mother’s Yahtzee: Five Essential Roll & Write Games

This Ain’t Your Mother’s Yahtzee: Five Essential Roll & Write Games

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The Tabletop Celebration That Turned Into A Gaming Convention

The Tabletop Celebration That Turned Into A Gaming Convention

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How Winning a Contest Helped One Man Open His Own Game Store

How Winning a Contest Helped One Man Open His Own Game Store

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How One Man Gave Up a Medical Career to Open His Own Game Store

How One Man Gave Up a Medical Career to Open His Own Game Store

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How One FLGS Owner Helped a Customer Continue Gaming in the Hospital

How One FLGS Owner Helped a Customer Continue Gaming in the Hospital

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