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:

Halt And Catch Fire S2 | E3 “The Way In”

by 11 months ago

    Frankly, season two of Halt And Catch Fire is taking its sweet time living up to the inaugural season. The first season followed a standard algorithm. Rapidly increase dramatic tension …

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    Blessed by the Gods — Deus Review

    by 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 2 years 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 2 years 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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