BOARD GAME

Memoir ’44 gets a gigantic map expansion this June

by 7 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 7 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 10 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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