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Game of Trains Review – Chugging Along

July 11, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

Game of Trains (published by Brain Games and created by the group of authors Trehgrannik) is a card game with a simple concept. You arrange seven numbered cards in a row from…

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Viticulture Essential Edition Review – Aptly Named

July 4, 2017 by Travis Williams

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…

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Hocus Review – Magically Marvelous

June 27, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

I’ve always wanted to have a bit of a casual poker night with my friends, but none of them really seemed all that into Texas Hold’Em. Even though my tabletop…

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

June 20, 2017 by Travis Williams

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…

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The Great Heartland Hauling Company Review – Loaded Up And Truckin’

June 13, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

Boy, do I love trucks. I had toy trucks as a kid, I’ve put quite a lot of time into both Euro Truck Simulator and American Truck Simulator, and in another life I…

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Black Orchestra Review: Rewrite History or Die Trying

June 6, 2017 by Travis Williams

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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Salem Review – Witches In Our Midst

May 16, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

Hundreds of years ago, the people of Salem, Massachusetts were gripped by a mix of hysteria and greed. Over the course of several years, accusations of witchcraft spread throughout the…

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Dice of Crowns Review – Go, Dice Roll!

May 9, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

Portable gaming is something that has interested me for a long time. I owned travel sets of classic board games like chess and checkers, and I was fortunate to receive…

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Quests of Valeria Review – Cards of Waterdeep

April 25, 2017 by Travis Williams

Lords of Waterdeep is one of my favorite games. It blends depth, playtime, and complexity near perfectly and adds in just enough theme to keep things interesting. It’s great for…

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ShadowRift Review: A Heroic Last Stand

April 11, 2017 by Travis Williams

I make no secret my love of deckbuilding games, and I also tend to view cooperative games very favorably. Deckbuilding games provide a constant sense of growth and reward, and…