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So you want to play…Dice Masters

by 1 year ago

At the Essen Spiel in October 2013 WizKids gave an interview to Eric Martin of BoardGameGeek which previewed their new game platform: Dice Masters. Based on the Quarriors system (also …

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Top Tabletop Games of 2015 — Kit’s Top Picks

by 1 year ago

2015 could not have been a more surprising year for board games. What seemed to be a slow year at first rapidly transformed into a whirlwind of gaming greatness. As …

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Teatime in China — Yunnan Review

by 2 years ago

In Yunnan, players take on the role of tea traders, establishing lucrative trade routes and transporting tea to remote provinces in the interior of China. As players race to extend …

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Ropin’ the Wind – El Gaucho review

by 2 years ago

El Gaucho is a set collection game where players take on the role of cattle ranchers in Mexico sending out “gauchos” (basically “cowboy” in Spanish) to rope cattle and collect …

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Put Your Cards on the Table – Viceroy Review

by 2 years ago

If a game is going to stay in your collection, it should fill a niche. It should do something well that nothing else in your collection provides. To me, Viceroy …

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New trailer for Tail Feathers teases miniatures, gameplay

by 2 years ago

In advance of next week's Essen Spiel 2015 in Essen, Germany, F2Z Entertainment posted a trailer video for Tail Feathers that gives an up close look at the highly-detailed miniatures, as well as …

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Sir Arthur Vandalay – Queen’s Architect Review

by 2 years ago

There are a lot of great family board games on the market today with simple yet engaging mechanisms and themes. What I honestly haven’t seen a lot of is a …

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The Defense Rests – The King’s Armory review

by 2 years ago

Games walk a fine line - a thin bouncy little tightrope. Finding the right balance between depth, complexity, focus, theme – this is really really hard to do. Sometimes games …

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Smell ya later! – Parfum review

by 2 years ago

Back in 2010, in one of the best years ever for game publishing, Marco Ruskowski and Marcel Süßelbeck partnered up with Wolfgang Panning to create Fresco, which was almost universally …

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Based on a novel by a man named Lear – Paperback Review

by 2 years ago

Before we get started, let me say that you really should just stop reading this right now, get in your car, drive on down to your friendly neighborhood game store …

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Looking Good, Billy Ray! – Stockpile Review

by 2 years ago

I have the sneaking suspicion that at some level, everyone imagines themselves to be a sort of stock picking savant. With a bit of capital to play with, they would …

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Ripples on a quiet lake — Lanterns: The Harvest Festival Review

by 2 years ago

Lanterns: The Harvest Festival is one of the most purely relaxing games I have played in a long while.  If first time designer Christopher Chung was shooting for “sitting on …

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