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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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We never liked [insert least favorite country] anyway… – Tomorrow Review

by 7 months ago

With arguably the most accessible theme ever, Pandemic beckons us in with the call to save humanity. Who could possibly protest that theme? Sure, some people may not be as …

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Ticket to Ride is getting an upgrade for it’s 10th Anniversary

by 7 months ago

Ticket to Ride is my go to game whenever I have people over to play games that normally don't play games.  Widely considered one of the best gateway games, the …

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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 8 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 8 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 8 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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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