BOARD GAME

“Everybody calls me a racketeer. I call myself a businessman.” – Bootleggers

by 4 months ago

The title of this review is a quote from Alphonse Gabriel Capone, leader of The Chicago Outfit. Al was a "businessman" specializing in the distribution of beverages of an intoxicating …

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Monsters of Mass Destruction — Rampage Review

by 4 months ago

The only sport I enjoy participating in is bowling. Sure I enjoy watching football, but knocking down pins, or seeing them remain upright after a particularly good pocket hit, brings …

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Bay of Pig Boats – Mercante

by 5 months ago

Every city consumes, processes and generates goods in some way; The city of Tempest is no different. The good people of the city need their coffee and wine. Artists need …

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Eat or be Eaten – Evolution Kickstarter Review

by 5 months ago

I did not realize how quiet it had gotten. Grass that normally sustained me and my herd became terrifying as it clouded my vision. Leaves rustled behind me. I thought …

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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 6 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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