The 2023 Dice Hate Me Holiday Gift Guide

Seasons Greetings, Dear Readers! It’s  time for that annual tradition – the DHM Holiday Gift Guide! This will mark the 13th year I’ve put this together. Inconceivable. It’s a tad late this year, but there’s still plenty of shopping days to grab some gaming glee for your loved ones. Or, use them to make a Grinch’s heart grow three sizes in just one day. Regardless, have fun around the table with whomever you wish to bring cheer. Happy Holidays and Happy Gaming! Read More  Read More

The Crowded Table – Spring 2012 Edition

I’m not sure what it is about spring, exactly, but board games tend to multiply in this season like a certain cotton-tailed carrot eater that likes to deliver painted eggs. That usually means that more games start hitting the table and more games need to be reviewed – because hey, it’s what I do, and all of you dear readers deserve it. So let’s ditch the dallying dialogue and hop straight to the heart. Dragon Valley I’ll be completely honest – when designer C.W. Karstens first contacted me about Dragon Valley during its Kickstarter campaign last year, I was a bit trepidatious. The combination of art and main... Read More

An Insane Giveaway from Stratus Games!

Thanks to Stratus Games, Dice Hate Me is able to offer a completely insane giveaway – a free pre-order copy of their latest game Off Your Rocker! Off Your Rocker is a party game where one player takes on the role of a psychiatrist while the other players have all been assigned a particular quirk. Fans of the classic TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? will recognize this is as one of the staples of improv – and it’s rarely played without hilarious results. You can all read more about Off Your Rocker on the Stratus Games website. Off Your Rocker is currently on Kickstarter and Stratus Games can use your help to get this great game... Read More

Let’s Get This Party Started!

So. Six of your good friends are about to walk through the door, and all you’ve got is a plate full of Chex mix, five or six stale beers, and a half jar of salsa in the fridge. Pop quiz, hotshot – what do you do? No, they don’t all want to play Descent for 7 hours. Yes, some of them are girls. And, yes, all of them will be hungry and in need of a distraction before tearing your apartment asunder looking for leftover Doritos. Looks like it’s time to break out the party games. Lucky for you, Dice Hate Me has the lowdown on three of the latest to hit the shelves. Now put those skunky beers on ice and prepare to pick up what I’m putting... Read More