Nick South

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

by 3 days 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 3 weeks 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 1 month 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 2 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 3 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 3 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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Breaking Away: Escape from Colditz Review

by 3 months ago

For anything to be considered a classic, it’s got to stand the test of time. Movies need to be enduring. Music needs to be timeless. What about board games? The …

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Expecto Amuzi: Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle Review

by 4 months ago

Think for a moment of the five fantasy/science fiction movie franchises that have dominated the first years of the 21st century: Marvel, Star Wars, Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, …

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Forward March: Attack! Deluxe Review

by 4 months ago

Everyone can remember the first time they tried something new, whether that be riding a bike, getting a job, or getting a car. If you’re a gamer, chances are you …

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News That’s Fit to Play: Extra! Extra! Review

by 4 months ago

In today’s digital world, it’s difficult to imagine a world in the not-so-distant past that included rotary phones, typewriters, and daily newspapers. Sure, the latter has yet to join the …

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Magna Ludum: Mare Nostrum: Empires Review

by 5 months ago

I do not expect to finish a first play awestruck by the experience, but my initial playthrough of Mare Nostrum: Empires took on a legendary status. Five players, a mixture …

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First Impressions: Mythic Battles Pantheon

by 6 months ago

In an effort to stand out from the crowd, it’s not uncommon to see game publishers host members of the gaming media. Some of these events are lavish affairs and …

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