The Game Cabinet
Last updated on October 20, 2000.
a games magazine
Greetings, Explanations, and Legalities
The Living Room Floor
Most of the new stuff is scattered around the living room.
After about four weeks, I'll pick stuff up and actually put it
away in the Game Cabinet (give or take a bit depending on other demands
on my time).
Gaming News & Commentary
Stump the Net
- Bus -
getting from here to there is not the same of everybody
- Keytown -
clan politics in the land of Key
- Lunatix Loop -
can you make it to the finish in one piece (and sane!)
- Mike Siggins - postcards from exile
- Carolus Magnus -
declared Risk free despite dicey problems
- Disk Wars -
reinvention of wheel is too much and not enough
- Taj Mahal -
four games in, still confused, loving every minute of it
- Card Games -
some quick reviews
- Middle Earth: The Balrog
- Zircus Flohcati
- Mystery Rummy
English Game Translations
- High Bohn -
the Wild West expansion for Bohnanza
Sumo's Karaoke Club (Redux)
I would just like to take a moment to point out that Sumo is no longer
being published. Further writings by Mike Siggins can be found in back issues
of Games Games Games. But, as of this writing, Mike Siggins has retired from
the world of board gaming. Perhaps we will see a return one fine day in the
Most of the other folks who wrote for Sumo are now writing for Counter.
You can read all about how to subscribe to this fine publication on the
magazine rack elsewhere in this Cabinet.
All of the issues prior to the one featured below can be found, along with
a small pile of mouldering sweat socks and a four foot high resin cast garage kit of Thunderbird 3, crammed into this drawer here.
Sumo Issue 23/24 - Summer, 1995
Editted by Stuart Dagger.
Published by Mike Siggins.
Converted to HTML by Stuart Dagger w/ bugs added by Ken Tidwell.
Resident wit Mike Clifford.
In (And On) The Cabinet
These drawers and shelves hold the bulk of the stuff in the Cabinet.
Have fun rooting around in them! (If you want to find something specific
just ask the Cabinet mouse.)
- Game Rules Shelf - variants, translations, tactics
- Review Drawer (September 00) -
reviews of games, books, and magazines
- Ludography (retired as of May 97) -
index cards listing designer/inventors and their games
(see also Luding)
- Book Shelf (September 00) -
board and strategy game books
- Magazine Rack (November 98) -
traditional print periodicals that feature game news and reviews
- Sumo (monthly) -
back issues of England's premiere board game magazine
- The Phone Book - always a good place to look for phone numbers and addresses
- Clubs (November 96) -
well organized spielfreaks and how to find them
- Manufacturers and Distributors (September 00) -
folks that make and move games
- Shops (September 00) -
merchants that sell cool games and accept phone/mail orders
- Web Games Terminal (September 00) -
various human and machine opponents await you
- Boardgame Software (September 00) -
virtual boardgames for the home and office
- Out The Back (September 00) -
if you go right out the back you can go to all sorts of other places
- Back Issues Shelf (monthly) -
all the articles in the order they were added to the Cabinet
- Letters from Across the Board (March 98) -
a look at public gaming throughout the world
- The Cabinet Makers (November 98) -
curiously enough, can often be found inside
The Game Cabinet
- Ken Tidwell