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We named a country after him, but… – Review of Amerigo

by 7 months ago

I asked my 13-year-old son who Amerigo Vespucci was. He didn’t know. Darned American public schools. Perhaps in my kid’s mind the variant spelling of the Portuguese cartographer/explorer’s name caused …

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Let’s build a better tomorrow – Urbania

by 7 months ago

I don't know if anyone can drive around a Metropolitan area without thinking at some point: "I could plan this city better..." Maybe it is just my engineering background, but …

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Elemental Magic – Compounded Review

by 7 months ago

Mr. Stott was my High School chemistry teacher. He introduced me to the subtle science behind electrostatic forces, the vastness of the periodic table, and why I should care about …

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Yahtzee 3D? – Review of Blueprints

by 7 months ago

Würfel is the German word for die. Not die as in “die, you gravy-sucking pig,” but as in dice. I also think it sounds funny. Würfel. Whir-full. But all things …

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Tiny Epic Kingdoms up on Kickstarter now

by 8 months ago

Gamelyn Games is a publisher that I have a great deal of respect for.  While many publishers are trying to prove that bigger is better, they have found the ability …

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IELLO wants your feedback on Zombie 15′

by 8 months ago

Zombies are all the rage right now, and it's not surprising that they are becoming more prevalent in gaming.  From Left 4 Dead, Dead Island, Last Night on Earth, and …

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Crazy Eights (plus one): Nine questions with Mike Selinker about HeroQuest 25th Anniversary Edition

by 8 months ago

While several developers have tried to create projects that commemorate or honor games from the past, they often have found themselves working for nothing because of a cease-and-desist order.  While …

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Small World six-player board coming

by 8 months ago

When the Small World 2 Kickstarter was announced, one of the bonuses was the six-player board that could be used for both Small World and Small World Underground.  The Kickstarter …

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The Witcher plans new Adventure on your table

by 8 months ago

Who knew that The Witcher would become the gaming hit that it has become?  First being exclusive for the PC, the second game came to the Xbox 360.  Now CD …

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HAWKEN gets its own real-time card game

by 8 months ago

HAWKEN has been able to create a balance of twitch gameplay while still feeling like you are piloting a huge bipedal machine.  The fast, frantic pace of the action feels …

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In space no one hears you blow up — Star Trek Attack Wing Review

by 8 months ago

For a while, the Star Trek universe felt like it had gone a bit stale with the end of Enterprise. That changed with the most recent J.J. Abrams movies. While …

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Taking the long road — Via Appia Review

by 8 months ago

They say that Rome wasn’t built in a day. I have a feeling that neither were their roads. With Rome being a major port for trade and culture, the reach …

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