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Damn Yankees! The South Shall Rise Again

by 2 months ago

You’re reading this review for one of three reasons: 1) You like zombie games and want to see what this affordable entry in the genre is all about. 2) You’ve …

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Crazy Eights: Nathan Stewart, Brand Director for D&D at Wizard of the Coast

by 2 months ago

When you have a property like Dungeons and Dragons that has lasted for three decades, it's not surprising to have it rebooted every so often.  Wizards of the Coast has been …

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A gem of a game — Splendor review

by 2 months ago

Poker chips, cards, and a few cardboard tiles. The unassuming components make Splendor appear quaint. The cover of the box show an elderly gentleman holding several different gemstones, as if …

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A Song of War — A Game of Thrones: The Board Game, 2nd Edition

by 3 months ago

As a late-thirty something, I grew up when strategy board gaming reached its zenith of popularity and execution. Diplomacy remains the gold standard for hardcore paranoia for serious hobbyists with …

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Take two cloves of garlic and call me in the morning – Gothic Doctor review

by 3 months ago

Medical school never prepared you for this. You are well versed in state-of-the-art 1850s medical treatment - prescribing arsenic for cholera patients, or a generous application of leeches for typhoid. …

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Thursday Tabletop Kickstarter Update – What is more American than boardgames?

by 3 months ago

Happy pre-’Murica day. Before you go outside for lawn games and burger chowing, be sure to check out some of these upcoming Kickstarters. New to these parts? Here is a …

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Crazy Eights: Lance Hill of Funhill Games

by 3 months ago

Sometimes it is difficult to find unique mechanics within gaming, whether they be video or tabletop.  However, that doesn't mean that new ideas can't come from established mechanics.  When I …

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Establishing your very own crime syndicate – Dominare

by 3 months ago

Any good black box conceals the nasty insides that make it work. The city of Tempest is no different. Such a prosperous city is sure to have several underground forces …

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Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update – Extra! Extra! The Futbol Captain is in Westminster

by 3 months ago

Greetings! Welcome to this week’s Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update! If you are new, you may want to read this introduction first. It seems as though the general gaming hype from …

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Playing the 2014 Spiel des Jahres nominees

by 3 months ago

Hobbyist gamers all over the world owe the Germans a great debt. Our Teutonic friends are largely responsible for the thriving board game hobby we enjoy today. Not only do …

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A dream within a dream – Dixit Origins review

by 3 months ago

Dixit may be the only Spiel des Jahres winner named after a logical fallacy. The Latin phrase "ipse dixit" refers to the fallacious "argument from authority." Out here in the real …

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Treads, Lasers and Gears, Oh My! – Volt

by 3 months ago

I love everything about robots, from their motors to their circuit boards, mapping algorithms and motion planning algorithms. Both real and fictional 'bots fascinate me. So much that I went …

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