Erik Arneson has been writing about board and card games since 1999, for About.com and other publications. In addition to reading this web site, you can follow Erik on Twitter, become a fan of About.com Board/Card Games on
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Erik is a former newspaper reporter who has written about games for numerous publications, including
Counter. Erik has been a featured speaker on the topic of board game publicity at the American International Toy Fair in New York City. He has also been quoted as a board games expert in print and web publications, as well as on radio talk shows. He is the former vice-president and president of an international board game organization, the Strategy Gaming Society.
I grew up playing American classics like Clue, Monopoly, and Diplomacy. Today, I enjoy a diverse range of games including strategy games like
Ticket to Ride
, Settlers of Catan,
, party games like
and Electronic Catchphrase, and classics like
and the card game
. This site explores a wide variety of board games and card games.