Brian Holaway

My work is about imagination and creativity. I have developed, designed, implemented, and executed communication and technology strategies within non-profits for over 20 years. My expertise lies in comprehensive design, communication, and technical knowledge. In my spare time I travel, play board games, watch baseball (Braves and Tigers) and spend time in the woods, usually with my colorful wife and courageous boys.


There are plenty of reviews and recommendations for Scythe. Here, I’ll focus, as usual, on why Scythe can work with your family and why its level of complexity can encourage, not discourage, learning and exploring. Scythe is a resource collection game from Stonemaier Games with artwork by Jakub Rozalski. I’ll […]

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Carcassonne is a classic. There’s nothing flashy or overly complicated about it (except for maybe the scoring the first time you play). You also don’t need the many expansions for a great play. Start with the base game – which comes with two expansions in it now – and you’re […]

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