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RuelGaviola

Ruel Gaviola is a writer based in Southern California. He loves board games, books, cooking, traveling, Star Wars, and date nights with his wife. He reviews games and reports news for I Slay The Dragon, podcasts with The Five By, and his name rhymes with Superman’s Kryptonian name.
Build Your Empire During the Industrial Revolution in BRASS: BIRMINGHAM

Build Your Empire During the Industrial Revolution in BRASS: BIRMINGHAM

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Connect More Than Four in CINCO LINKO

Connect More Than Four in CINCO LINKO

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A Beginner’s Guide to SMASH UP – The Multi-Genre Card Game

A Beginner’s Guide to SMASH UP – The Multi-Genre Card Game

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These Five Tabletop Games Require Real-Life Dexterity Skills

These Five Tabletop Games Require Real-Life Dexterity Skills

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Five Small Box Microgames That Offer Mega Tabletop Entertainment

Five Small Box Microgames That Offer Mega Tabletop Entertainment

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Buyer’s Guide: Ten Outstanding Modern Games For Chess Fans

Buyer’s Guide: Ten Outstanding Modern Games For Chess Fans

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Hungry Hippos Have Nothing on These Food-Themed Games

Hungry Hippos Have Nothing on These Food-Themed Games

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Gifting on a Budget: 10 Terrific Tabletop Games Under $20

Gifting on a Budget: 10 Terrific Tabletop Games Under $20

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Children On The Autism Spectrum Can Get An A PLUS In This New Game

Children On The Autism Spectrum Can Get An A PLUS In This New Game

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CHAOS IN THE OLD WORLD – The Best WARHAMMER FANTASY Game That Most Gamers Will…

CHAOS IN THE OLD WORLD – The Best WARHAMMER FANTASY Game That Most Gamers Will Never Play

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How This Board Gamer Became A Crazy Rich Asian

How This Board Gamer Became A Crazy Rich Asian

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Gaming on the Air: 5 Board Game Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Gaming on the Air: 5 Board Game Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

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6 Scary Board Games for a Spook-Tacular Game Night

6 Scary Board Games for a Spook-Tacular Game Night

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CHIBIS Adds Strategy, Depth, and, Yes, More Pandas to TAKENOKO

CHIBIS Adds Strategy, Depth, and, Yes, More Pandas to TAKENOKO

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Why Twilight Imperium Might Be the Greatest Board Game Ever Made

Why Twilight Imperium Might Be the Greatest Board Game Ever Made

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Beyond RISK: Check Out These Five Awesome Area Control Games

Beyond RISK: Check Out These Five Awesome Area Control Games

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BACKGAMMON: How America Modernized An Ancient Game

BACKGAMMON: How America Modernized An Ancient Game

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More Tiny Epic Goodness Is Coming Our Way With TINY EPIC MECHS

More Tiny Epic Goodness Is Coming Our Way With TINY EPIC MECHS

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What Makes CLANK! Tick: Why We Love This Deck-Building Adventure Series of Games

What Makes CLANK! Tick: Why We Love This Deck-Building Adventure Series of Games

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The Force Is Strong in These Five STAR WARS Board Games

The Force Is Strong in These Five STAR WARS Board Games

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Miniature Wargaming in the Philippines: The Makati Marauders

Miniature Wargaming in the Philippines: The Makati Marauders

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4 Easy-To-Learn Games That Prove Lightweight Games Can Be Heavy on Fun

4 Easy-To-Learn Games That Prove Lightweight Games Can Be Heavy on Fun

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Lead Your Troops to Conquer Feudal Japan in GUNKIMONO

Lead Your Troops to Conquer Feudal Japan in GUNKIMONO

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Boldly Go Where No Cooperative Game Has Gone Before in STAR TREK PANIC

Boldly Go Where No Cooperative Game Has Gone Before in STAR TREK PANIC

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