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The Lord of the Rings LCG First Impressions – Fantasy Flight Games Go Digital

In 2011 Fantasy Flight Games first published The Lord of the Rings Living Card Game, a cooperative LCG that allowed players to build decks and fight together against the forces…

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Zombicide Black Plague Review – Old School Zombie Slaying

Zombicide is a series of cooperative zombie killing board games by Guillotine Games and published by CoolMiniorNot (CMON). Zombicide Black Plague, released in 2015, is a medieval version of Zombicide…

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Outpost Siberia Review – Good Luck Winning This One

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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Crowdfunding Spotlight – Wander: The Cult of Barnacle Bay

I have a soft spot for story driven cooperative games, including my favorite game of all time, but most of them are either too complex, or too thematically mature to…

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Mechs Vs Minions Review: How to Make a First Impression

Mechs vs. Minions should be too good to be true. It burst on to the scene out of “nowhere” with production values that are in no way, shape, or form…

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Darkest Night Second Edition Preview: Bigger IS Better!

Darkest Night has become one of my “desert island” games. I expected to enjoy the game when I first played it, as it had the hallmarks of many games that…

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Healthy Heart Hospital Review: Body Hiding Simulator

Healthy Heart Hospital has a theme that was equally intriguing and off-putting for me before I played it. I have worked in healthcare, in a hospital setting no less, for…

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Kingdom Death Monster Review: Unparalleled

I’ve already written nearly twenty thousand words about Kingdom Death: Monster, including crowning it as TechRaptor’s Boardgame of the Year 2015, yet I have been waffling back and forth for…

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Darkest Night DLC Now Available for Tabletop Simulator

Yesterday, January 8th, 2016, Berserk Games announced that their most recent DLC for Tabletop Simulator, an official version of TechRaptor favorite board game Darkest Night is now available. From the…

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Mistfall Review – Time Keeps on Slipping

It’s no secret that I love cooperative games. I also enjoy deep adventure games that place the emphasis on player skill, and so I was really excited to get my…