Michael Eyre

PROFILE:

I am a journeyman musician, writer and amateur astronomer who makes a living as a Project Manager in Port Angeles, WA. A hopeless creative, I also love to play jazz, write, cook, and of course, play board games!

Posts by Michael Eyre:

Blessed by the Gods — Deus Review

by 8 months ago

Building a finely-tuned economy is important in almost all Euro-style games. The critical decision players must make is when to stop focusing on their economic engine and start turning resources …

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WizKids releases Pathfinder Battles: Dungeons Deep

by 8 months ago

If you have enjoyed previous editions of miniatures for Pathfinder Battles, Dungeons Deep will be a welcome addition to your collection. WizKids delivers quality plastic figures that are detailed yet …

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Ares Games partners with Horrible Games to release English version of CO-MIX

by 8 months ago

CO-MIX gives up to 10 players the chance to create their own comic stories using combinations of colorful themed-tiles. This game takes a quick wit, but as with almost any …

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SPYFALL available in stores now

by 8 months ago

This sounds like a cool idea for a mildly intense party game or some lighter fare with fellow hobbyists. The idea of a Q&A game is not new, but blending …

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Halt And Catch Fire – S2 | E2 “New Coke”

by 8 months ago

    I love this episode title. In April 1985, Coca-Cola nearly committed suicide by introducing a reformulated, sweeter version of its flagship beverage. It lasted all of three months before the …

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    Halt And Catch Fire – S2 | E1 “SETI”

    by 9 months ago

      The Season One theme of Halt And Catch Fire comes in the form of a question: What separates man from machine? The answer, offered with painstaking authenticity over ten beautifully …

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      Demonslayer: The Siege of Mt. Kunlun

      by 1 year ago

      There are two ways to succeed with new offerings in the saturated deck-building market. Interesting stacking effects are the core of any deck-builder, but just as important are the palette …

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      Swords to the Wind! Villainous Vikings, 2nd Edition

      by 1 year ago

      Victory Point Games has impressed me again. Following the release of Villainous Vikings in August, and the subsequent series of negative reviews which fell like hammers, VPG suspended release of …

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      Daimyos and Dice: Age of War

      by 1 year ago

      I’m a sucker for Japanese-themed strategy games. Shogun, of Gamemaster series acclaim, now more commonly known as Samurai Swords or Ikusa, is one of the great strategy board games of …

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      Something Deeper: Abyss

      by 1 year ago

      Somewhere in the deepest inaccessible depths where no light from the sun has ever reached, rests the Kingdom of Abyss. Players vie for influence, explore incredible locations, fight ancient monsters, …

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      Hail and Kill! Villainous Vikings

      by 1 year ago

      Having recently reviewed Victory Point Games’ The South Shall Rise Again, I had high expectations for their latest release, Villainous Vikings. In the tradition of a Euro-style historical strategy game, …

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      Damn Yankees! The South Shall Rise Again

      by 2 years ago

      You’re reading this review for one of three reasons: 1) You like zombie games and want to see what this affordable entry in the genre is all about. 2) You’ve …

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