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Who Knew Piracy Could be so Beautiful – Madame Ching

by 1 week ago

It is no secret that I like pirates, but I feel as though my exposure to South China Sea pirates has been limited. I mean, my exposure to real in-the-flesh …

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Support Your Local Sheriff! Sheriff of Nottingham Review

by 3 weeks ago

Apples! Chickens! Bread! Cheese! ...and Crossbows? Sheriff of Nottingham is a game that transports you into the world of Robin Hood and Maid Marian (though neither are ever mentioned). You …

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The streams have crossed with the Ghostbusters coming to your home

by 3 weeks ago

Whether or not you feel that there should be another Ghostbusters movie, or that the new Ghostbusters movie is going to be nothing but a glob of green slime, you can't …

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And so We March On – Progress: Evolution of Technology

by 1 month ago

Every time I play big 4X games like Eclipse or Exodus: Proxima Centauri I find myself pulled to the technology tree, feeling that the rest of the game is simply …

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Why do Pirates use Maps Anyway? – Plunder

by 1 month ago

I remember playing Clue when I was very young. It is one of the first boardgames that I vividly remember playing. I also vividly remember when I realized that it …

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Fight for your Rivet life — Rivet Wars Eastern Front Review

by 2 months ago

A while ago a game called Advance Wars came onto the scene for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. While it contained a cute aesthetic, it made war games accessible to …

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See you starside – Xia: Legends of a Drift System

by 2 months ago

There are a few people I play games who turn their nose up at Kickstarter games. The phrase, “Well it is only a Kickstarter game,” has been spoken on more …

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Demonslayer: The Siege of Mt. Kunlun

by 2 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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Kevin Wilson designing Achtung! Cthulhu with Modiphius Entertainment

by 2 months ago

While several games featuring Cthulhu have been brought to the tabletop, Arkham Horror is the game that most synonymous with the Ancient Ones.  Kevin Wilson designed that game, and he …

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Swords to the Wind! Villainous Vikings, 2nd Edition

by 2 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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Building a better palace — Sultaniya Review

by 2 months ago

It seems like tile-laying games often have you building something. The gateway game Carcassonne has you building a city with castles, roads, and cloisters. Alhambra has you building a city …

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Daimyos and Dice: Age of War

by 3 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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