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Valeria Card Kingdoms – Flames & Frost Expansion Review

December 12, 2017 by Travis Williams

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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Legend of the Five Rings LCG Review – The New Dynasty

December 5, 2017 by Adam Potts

Legend of the Five Rings (popularly known as L5R) was a setting first published in 1995 by Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG).  It was a roleplaying game, collectable card game and…

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Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition Review – Stay With Me

November 28, 2017 by Travis Williams

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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Joraku Review – Onward to Kyoto

November 21, 2017 by Travis Williams

I like it when a game surprises me. I’ve played enough games at this point that I can usually get a read on a game’s depth by the time I’m…

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Outpost Siberia Review – Good Luck Winning This One

November 14, 2017 by Travis Williams

Every now and then a game will make me feel a bit dumb. For whatever reason, there will be some hurdle that I can’t get over or around mentally, and…

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Ars Alchimia Review – Grand Alchemy, Small Stature

November 7, 2017 by Travis Williams

Ars Alchimia, a worker placement game by Tasty Minstrel Games, sits in a really unique spot in my head. My group and I really like the game, but we all…

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Clank! In! Space! Review – Who Cut The Space Cheese?

October 17, 2017 by Travis Williams

I have a pet peeve when it comes to board games. I have an incredible aversion to lame pop-culture references, and I’m instantly put off of a game if it…

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Tomb of Annihilation Board Game Review – Beer, Pretzels and a Death Curse

October 3, 2017 by Travis Williams

Castle Ravenloft, the first game released in the Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) Adventure Board Game system, is the game that gets the most credit for bringing myself and my group…

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Seikatsu Review – Beauty and Perspective

September 19, 2017 by Travis Williams

Update: I had originally been playing Koi tiles incorrectly, and initially stated that they didn’t count for scoring at the end of the game. They actually count as a wild…

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The Expanse Review – Choose Wisely

September 12, 2017 by Travis Williams

You can never be exactly sure what you are getting yourself into when you pick up a game that is based on an existing intellectual property. The theme is going…

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