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:

SPYFALL available in stores now

by 3 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 3 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 3 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 11 months 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 1 year 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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      A Song of War — A Game of Thrones: The Board Game, 2nd Edition

      by 1 year ago

      As a late-thirty something, I grew up when strategy board gaming reached its zenith of popularity and execution. Diplomacy remains the gold standard for hardcore paranoia for serious hobbyists with …

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      Fun With Dirt: Mound Builders

      by 1 year ago

      Mound Builders, like Victory Point Games’ other States of Siege solitaire offerings, is a well-researched strategy adaptation based on historical events. That’s right – solitaire. As in, you play by …

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      Molto Bene! Cinque Terre

      by 2 years ago

      Along a sun-drenched swath of the Italian Riviera lay the Cinque Terre, five towns resisting the temptations of progress in favor of a brand of life resembling the local vintage …

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