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Travis Williams

Tabletop Editor

Maestro of cardboard and plastic.


Horizons Preview – Throwing Shade

There is no shortage of space-themed 4x games in the tabletop world. From massive games that see multiple revisions and take hours to days to play, to abstracted and simplified…

Nemo’s War Second Edition Review – Nemo’s Excellent Adventure

Nemo’s War Second Edition is rad y’all. I normally like to set the tone of my reviews a little more subtly, but I can’t think of any clever maritime analogies…

Yokohama Review – Presidential

The various themes of board games never cease to amaze me. From the outlandish to the incredibly mundane I often find myself amused at, and often my interest is piqued…

Comancheria Review – Brains, Beauty, and Bison

You know a game is on the heavier end of the spectrum when there is a Further Reading section in the Play Book that points to numerous non-fiction works that…

Crowdfunding Spotlight – Crabs!

I like to be surprised. I like it even more when that surprise makes me feel clever, like I’ve just discovered some subtlety that isn’t readily apparent to everyone, or…

Kingdoms and Castles Preview – Cute Dragon Attack

If there’s one thing that Kingdoms and Castles has going for it, it would be charm. From the tiny pixel people to the mesmerizing dynamic clouds, Kingdoms and Castles sets…

Indie Interview – bignic Talks Domina And More

I have a personal rule during Steam sales. I only buy games that were on my wishlist before the sale started. During this past Steam Summer Sale I was blasting…

Viticulture Essential Edition Review – Aptly Named

I’ve been waiting to play Viticulture for a long time. It’s actually the first game that I sent a proper request for a review copy after I started writing boardgame…

The Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game Review: For Dresden-heads

Update: Evil Hat has posted a series of strategy articles for The Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game that are very handy, and improve the experience for people who might be…

Black Orchestra Review: Rewrite History or Die Trying

Black Orchestra is an interesting “what if” style of game. The game is based in World War II Germany and places its players in the shoes of the Schwarze Kapelle,…

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