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Memoir ’44 gets a gigantic map expansion this June

by 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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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Quarmageddon coming to iPad

by 1 month ago

Quarriors is one of my favorite games, so when I heard that the iPad version of Quarriors was coming out, I was very excited.  I was able to download it …

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Put on your fanciest clothes, its party time – Courtier

by 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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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Cavemen: The quest to fire my other games

by 2 months ago

When it comes to inventing things, some games set a pretty high bar. Civilization, Through the Ages, and Innovation are a veritable parade of inventions. I’m not that smart. What …

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

by 2 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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Breakin’ Atmo booster for Firefly: The Game

by 2 months ago

What could possibly make Firefly: The Game any better? More cards! In case you were not happy with the 250 cards in the base game, Gale Force Nine has released …

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

by 2 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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When less isn’t more – Review of The Builders: Middle Ages

by 2 months ago

A Kickstarter campaign recently ended successfully for a game that consists of one card. And thus we have reached the lower limit of the microgame. What’s a microgame? The hottest …

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

by 2 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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