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Fun With Dirt: Mound Builders

by 5 months 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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A trivial trivia game with a twisted twist – Think Again! Review

by 5 months ago

It’s hard to make a memorable trivia game. Hobbyist gamers scoff at them, so designers seldom include any mechanics besides roll-and-move. There is always one "smart guy" at the table. …

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Ooh, la, la, America! – Review of Lewis & Clark: The Expedition

by 5 months ago

Wine, cuisine, and tires. Whether a luscious white from Alsace or a smooth Bordeaux, wines from France can’t be beat. The finest meal I’ve ever had—$500 (in ‘96) for my …

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“Always bet on black” – Review of Seasons: Path of Destiny

by 6 months ago

See my previous review of the Seasons base game and Seasons: Enchanted Kingdom, the first expansion, for rules, game play, component lists, and more: “Vicious Eye Candy - Review of …

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Undermountain comes to Waterdeep on iOS

by 6 months ago

If you have played Lords of Waterdeep, then you know that it's a great game.  While the iOS version does have a few issues, it is a faithful recreation of …

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“Curse You, Red Baron!” – Review of Dawgs of War

by 6 months ago

I pulled an Immelmann and blew that Fokker out of the sky. My poor brother. Lost again to my Sopwith Camel. The year was 1980 and the game was the …

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Step out of your cave and see the light – Caverna

by 6 months ago

We are going to play a game. I am going to give you a genre of board game, and you are going to give me the first game that comes …

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Memoir ’44 gets a gigantic map expansion this June

by 6 months ago

Days of Wonder had two huge hits released ten years ago, Ticket to Ride and Memoir '44.  While Memoir '44 has the look of a war game, the simple rules …

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The truth is out there for board gamers

by 6 months ago

At one time The X-Files was considered appointment television.  Mulder and Scully would investigate the odd and supernatural every week.  While the show has been off the air for a …

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Put on your fanciest clothes, its party time – Courtier

by 7 months ago

We like cohesive stories. In almost all forms of media we have trilogies, volumes, series and collections. These overarching themes and epic stories can only be told only in small …

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Let’s trade some bananas, shells, and fish in paradise — Carcassonne South Seas Review

by 7 months ago

If you live in the midwest or northeastern US, then you know it’s been cold. Even the polar ice caps have been growing. It makes you want to go someplace …

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I ain’t afraid of no ghosts — Ghost Stories Review

by 7 months ago

One of my favorite genres in board games is cooperative games. I still remember being amazed at how Shadows over Camelot worked. Everyone had a common objective, working with everyone …

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