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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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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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Crowdfunding Spotlight – Horizons

Daily Magic Games is back on Kickstarter with their newest game Horizons. Horizons, designed by Levi Mote, is a space themed 4x-Euro game mashup that is already, in it’s prototype…

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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…

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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…

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Sailing Toward Osiris Preview: Smooth Sailing

Daily Magic Games wasn’t really on my radar until I happened to stop by their booth at PAX Prime last year and played a short demo of ManaSurge. I’m certainly…

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Quests of Valeria Review – Cards of Waterdeep

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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Crowdfunding Spotlight: Food Truck Champion

Food Truck Champion is quite good, and the Kickstarter Campaign for the game is now live, so if you are a fan of food trucks, or Glory to Rome-inspired games, then…

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Food Truck Champion Preview: Haute Cuisine

I love food trucks. Usually, they specialize in a certain type of food, and whatever that specialty is, they usually do it very well. Whether it’s during a food truck…

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Villages of Valeria Review: To Lead or To Follow?

The war is over, the dust has settled, the final die has been cast, and the final monster has been defeated. Peace and prosperity have come to Valeria, and only…