If you have thinking about reading science fiction but aren't sure where to start, I have the book for you. Uncharted Territory by Connie Willis is a great first-time science fiction book, but it's also wonderful for people who already love science fiction. Short, sweet, and funny, Uncharted Territory is set on the world of Boohte, which is being surveyed by veteran explorers Carson and Findriddy. They are accompanied by Bult, an alien scout with a penchant for computerized shopping, and Evelyn......more
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I’m not a long-time lover of the hobby but I fell hard and fast for it recently. By total luck, right now happens to the most exciting time to be a board gaming enthusiast. When most people think of “tabletop” games they think of either casino gambling, antiquated board games like Clue or Monopoly, or worst of all, the fantasy dice games from the 1980s, often stigmatized as being played by Middle Earth-loving, Dungeons & Dragons outcasts. Well, that’s changing. A lot of cross-pollina...
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