Welcome to the page at Thomas Oil Game Reviews where we cover some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about this site and the games that we are focusing on:

What is a board game?

A board game is any game that is played essentially with a board and other movable items, counters, cards or accessories and is generally played with a set of dice or other number randomizer. Common well known board games include chess, checkers, backgammon, monopoly, snakes and ladders.

Why do some board games require dice?

Dice are primarily used in many board games to signify how many moves a counter or character may move around a segmented board, as in the case of Monopoly.

Why do chess players always look so serious?

Chess players are called upon to concentrate on the game in order to plot their strategy and counter their opponent's. often several moves are calculated in advance taking into consideration many multiples of optional moves that could be made. This level of concentration can cause players to become so engrossed in a game they are scarcely aware of their surroundings.

What is a wiki?

A wiki is simply a kind of website that provides the ability for visitors to manually add, remove and otherwise change or edit some of the content on each page. Editing capability can be restricted to registered users or solely to the article author.