Travis Williams

Tabletop Editor

Maestro of cardboard and plastic.

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Claustrophobia 1643 Rises Up From the Catacombs on November 6th

Claustrophobia is one of those games that I’ve always wanted to play but never got around to. The original game came out in 2009, a time when my core boardgame…

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Raging Heroes Inquisition Anger Pack – Beautiful and Bad Ass

I’ve always been fascinated by the Raging Heroes Toughest Girls of the Galaxy line of miniatures. While we’ve run quite a lot of coverage of the line over the past…

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My Little Scythe Review – The Best Welcome

I love board games. I love big complex games. I love games with mature and difficult themes. I love games that play quickly, and I love games that take dozens…

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Sailing Toward Osiris Review – Bumping Elbows to Honor Pharaoh

There’s something incredibly satisfying about experiencing a boardgame in both its prototype forms, and then again in its full-production glory. The first few times I played Sailing Toward Osiris I…

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Charterstone Review – Building Pleasantville

First things first: this review is going to be almost entirely spoiler free. I’ve been going back and forth for a while about how to actually approach writing about Charterstone,…

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Dragon Ball Z: Perfect Cell Review – Dice-mehameha!

I used to love watching Dragon Ball Z on Toonami. I used to love watching the melodrama play out as my favorite Z fighters grew in power after getting their…

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2017 Techraptor Awards – Board Game of the Year

There’s no denying that 2016 was one of the best years in board gaming ever. So many good games were released last year that 2017 had some incredible shoes to…

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Scythe: The Wind Gambit Review – Fly Away On My Zephyr

Scythe is one of the greatest boardgames of all time. Despite scoring it lower than it should have been (let’s face it, Scythe is a 10/10) it easily walked away…

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Valeria Card Kingdoms – Flames & Frost Expansion Review

I tend to lump board game expansions into three broad categories. There’s the “more stuff” expansions that simply add more of what the game already has, which usually increases replayability…

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Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition Review – Stay With Me

Please forgive me as I ramble a bit before I go into the review proper for this game. Axis & Allies is one of the few board games that I…

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