In recent years, the board game industry has seen some massive growth; the popularity and number of board games in the United States is greater than ever before. It can be quite a task to stay informed on new releases and to gauge the quality of a game before buying it. Fortunately, board game journalists help hobbyists navigate a veritable sea of cardboard and dice, and their work continues to expand. Through articles, reviews, and podcasts, board game journalism is a powerful ally to the hobby: informing us, helping to drive the industry, and bringing us together.
OverBoard Overblog posts an article about Kickstarter's effect on the board game world
OverBoard Overblog posted up an article about the state of board game journalism and specifically how Kickstarter has affected how games are changing journalism. Go have a look-see.