Jen and I returned from a greet weekend down in WI and IL. The Faithful Sidekicks got to hang out and make music with our friends from Two Johns and A Nancy. We even got a few publicity shots taken thanks to John’s partner Kris. (Thanks Kris!) Here’s one ofContinue Reading

Archaeology: The Card Game NOTE – THIS REVIEW IS FOR THE FIRST EDITION OF ARCHAEOLOGY THE CARD GAME – THERE IS A NEWER ADDITION WITH UPDATED ART AND A FEW ADDITIONAL GAME MECHANICS. THE BASE GAME PLAY REMAINS THE SAME Game Review: I love reading about and studying history. TheContinue Reading

Pandemic: The Cure Game Review: We (as in The Faithful Sidekicks) are big fans of Co-op games. If you are unfamiliar with Co-op games, they are games where all players are working together toward a single goal – either all players win together or all players lose together. Everyone combinesContinue Reading

We played a fun show last Friday at Dunn Brothers Coffee in Roseville. Thanks to everyone who came out and made it a great night. We are adding a few more shows to the line up, including J. Arthur’s Coffee in June. Keep an eye on the Gigs page forContinue Reading

I (Eric) recently went to FilKOntario 25 in Toronto Canada and had a blast! (Jen couldn’t go because of passport issues… 🙁 ) It was a fantastic 4 days of music. I placed in both songwriting competitions for new songs written for the contests – Everything Will Be Silver andContinue Reading

Jen and I attended Marscon in Bloomington recently. We got to play a lot of new and older Faithful Sidekicks songs and to listen to a bunch of awesome music at the music circles there. A special thank you to Beth Kinderman and the Space Oddity Music Club for anContinue Reading

Tomorrow we get to see Peter Capaldi take on the Universe as the 12th incarnation of Doctor Who. So, here’s the song the Sidekicks wrote for Doctor Who back in Feb. Doctor Doctor Cure Me – (Rough Demo) Lyrics Another dead end job Yeah we’ve got that in green AnotherContinue Reading

Hey, That’s My Fish Game Review: There is a sweet spot in game design, in my opinion. A game that is intended to appeal to a wide audience should be simple to learn, simple to teach, have few rules, and should present interesting choices at every step. Hey, That’s MyContinue Reading

I’m thinking that it might be enlightening to share with you, dear reader, some of the things I like. I’m a classic movie fan, love board games, enjoy the odd video game, and love reading.  So, as time progresses, I’ll add posts (possibly brief–who has enough attention span for longContinue Reading

We aren’t just a band. We are passionate about board games, books, movies and other things – I mean we are geeks after all. 🙂 So this space is for the catch all stuff – Board Game reviews, talk about movies, books, and other stuff. This is where we talkContinue Reading