Nick South

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The Big Bang: Planetarium Review

by 1 week ago

Many kids’ first experience with the wonders of the galaxy came from the inside of an inflatable dome that filled school gymnasiums. There was something magical about seeing those tiny …

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Ad Victoriam: Burning Rome Preview

by 3 weeks ago

Battling opponents may be the focus of many deck-building card games, yet rarely do those games involve actual battles. SunTzuGames’ upcoming kickstarter, Burning Rome, puts the focus on the battlefield …

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Death Race: Chariots of Rome Review

by 1 month ago

It’s been a couple of millennia since people packed Roman coliseums to witness the spectacle of racing. The appeal of the sport hasn’t dwindled since that time, though it is …

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My Kingdom for a Move: The Rose King Review

by 2 months ago

It’s seems absurd to consider any war with a bit of romanticism, but there is a certain passion derived from the War of the Roses, the struggle for the English …

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To Court Danger: Behind the Throne Review

by 2 months ago

The opening paragraph of Behind the Throne’s rulebook talks of secret organizations conspiring to manipulate courtiers as they strive to gather enough power to control the throne from the shadows. …

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Strategic Advancement: 1754 Conquest Review

by 3 months ago

You may recognize the American Revolution as the war that created the United States, but the groundwork for that rebel uprising started a couple decades earlier with the French & …

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A True Epic: Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization

by 3 months ago

I have played numerous civilization games, and many of them are quite good. Nations, Roll Through the Ages: The Bronze Age, and Clash of Cultures are just a handful of …

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Holy Chaos, Batman: Batman Fluxx Review

by 4 months ago

After gaming for awhile, I’ve discovered there are some unique personalities that come to the table. You’ve got people that rage quit, people that take a month to take an …

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Violence Inherent in the System: Fief France 1429 Review

by 5 months ago

Medieval times were hardly for the faint of heart. Treachery, wars, plagues, and famine were all too commonplace. Lords of the period were in a constant battle for power and …

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Call Me Ishmael: New Bedford Review

by 5 months ago

New Bedford is certainly not the first game to be released with an unconventional theme. Greater than Game’s release about eighteenth century whaling is no more unique than, say, Takenoko’s …

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Conquering New Ground: 1775 Rebellion Review

by 6 months ago

It’s not unheard of for board game companies to venture into the foray of digital games. Academy Games, a board game company with a small but impressive list of titles, …

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Expand Your Vocabulary: Wordsy Review

by 6 months ago

I remember the moment that broke Scrabble for me. The ubiquitous word game had always been enjoyable until a scholar once told me the secret. “Memorize all the two letter …

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