Blogs of the Round Table

February 2018: History

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The month of chocolates and stuffed bears is upon us! But the celebration of such things doesn’t come out of nowhere. This month at BoRT we’re interested in where things come from, how circumstances align to make something happen, how stories of the…

January Roundup: Novelty

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New years’ month is always a little unsettling in how quickly it seems to go. The cold weather is overstaying its welcome, but the days seem to slip away without much regard for productivity. Surprisingly brief, then, is the second theme to…

January 2018: ‘Novelty’

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Another year done and dusted—it’s time to take the old calendar off the wall, and hang up the new one. Newness being one of the things we value in our daily life. We’re often so married to our patterns and routines that…

November Roundup: Collapse

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Now is the time when it’s all coming to a head. Here at the nexus of finishing semesters and quarters in scholastics, several seasonal holidays, coming to a collapse seems inevitable. It’s a rough time, but the immediate future promises new rest….

November 2017: ‘Collapse’

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There is something about the tight nexus of holidays around this time of year that always feels a bit exhausting. Last month, we pondered the nature of Hospitality, a theme that’s also relevant with the festivities on the horizon. Though getting family…

October 2017: ‘Hospitality’

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Greetings all to the spookiest month of the year. As much as we love horror, costumes, pumpkins and their associated spices, we decided we wanted to be a little more welcoming. This October, we invite you to do more than just trick…

August-September Roundup: Oceans

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Ahoy! Don’t tell me you thought we weren’t going to make landfall. Ba ha ha! I’ve been around this sea as many times as I can force these analogies. As you’re no doubt aware, we’ve come upon another round up for the Blogs…

August-September 2017: Oceans

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Hello again to all games critics, to those still developing their sea legs and those who’ve charted the whole internet. I come to you (belatedly. Sorry) with another edition of Blogs of the Round Table. This month’s topic is pretty deep, if I…

July Roundup: Denouement

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After the end, there’s always the hope of a quiet, calm, and collected cool down. Time enough to settle into a cafe up the street, get a favorite drink, and get ready to bask in the atmosphere, joy, and camaraderie of the…