A game of cats and butts

What a weird combination that is. Actually, not even that bad considering you're about to add some dongs, boobs and some crazy wizards. Exploding kittens is a fun little card game for 2 to 5 cra

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An amazing vertical adventure

Paul: I saw a curious mix of games at this year’s BGGCon, from hard euros to simple set collection games to the rising tensions of Win, Lose, Banana Legacy.† Of all the many things I saw while hiding f

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Pitch darkness. Deathly cold

A remorseless place, full of savage, alien life forms. I am, of course, talking about Finland. One of the strong aspects of the board game industry compared its video game counterpart is its relucta

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The road to victory

In 2014 Splendor was released to critical acclaim, garnering several game of the year nominations and awards. The elegant play and easy ruleset made the game an instant hit and joined the likes of Tick

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Lost what you say?

Lost Cities was first published back in 1999.  I vividly remember my first encounter with the game, which was that same year at Gulf Games 3 in New Orleans.  Jay Tummelson of the then fledgling Rio Gra

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A game of cats and butts
A game of cats and butts

A game of cats and butts

Card games

What a weird combination that is. Actually, not even that bad considering you're about to add some do

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2017-11-06 21:53:23 UTC
Gems, cards and strategy
Gems, cards and strategy

Gems, cards and strategy

Board games

It is the renaissance. Fine art is in demand and wealthy nobles are looking to spend their family’s c

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2017-11-06 12:40:54 UTC
Long distance hauling in a box
Long distance hauling in a box

Long distance hauling in a box

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It’s the distant future. Mankind has achieved the miraculous feat of interstellar travel, and the fan

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2017-11-01 07:41:02 UTC
Deck building your empire
Deck building your empire

Deck building your empire

Board games

Dominion is a deck building game for 2-4 players that plays in about 30 minutes. Are the 500 cards yo

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2017-11-01 07:36:55 UTC
From a rocky start to my favorite game
From a rocky start to my favorite game

From a rocky start to my favorite game

Board games

CE is hard to describe. At its face, it's pretty simple and even reads as a pretty boring game - each

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2017-11-01 07:32:50 UTC
Viking workers and viking fighting
Viking workers and viking fighting

Viking workers and viking fighting

Board games

Champions of Midgard is a mid-weight worker placement game by Ole Steiness (Police Precinct) for 2-4

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2017-11-01 07:30:23 UTC
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A game of cats and butts

What a weird combination that is. Actually, not even that bad considering you're about to add some do

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2017-11-06 21:53:23 UTC
Codenames: Pictures... It has more pictures Board games

Codenames: Pictures... It has more pictures

Codenames Pictures is the much-anticipated follow-up to Vlaada Chvátil’s Codenames, winner of the 2016 Spiel des Jahres.  Czech Games Edition released the game at Gen Con, where it was piled high and s

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Codenames, it has pictures Board games

Codenames, it has pictures

There are three essential components to Codenames: agent cards, key cards, and codename cards. The agent cards come in red and blue to represent the two teams competing against each other. There are ei

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An amazing vertical adventure Board games

An amazing vertical adventure

Paul: I saw a curious mix of games at this year’s BGGCon, from hard euros to simple set collection games to the rising tensions of Win, Lose, Banana Legacy.† Of all the many things I saw while hiding f

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Same amazing game, now for two Board games

Same amazing game, now for two

Antoine Bauza's original version of 7 Wonders is one of my favourite games. A clever card-drafting civilisation-building game, it's quick to explain, plays fast and the simultaneous gameplay means ther

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Pitch darkness. Deathly cold

Admin by Admin 2017-10-31 14:06:00 UTC

A remorseless place, full of savage, alien life forms. I am, of course, talking about Finland. One

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Almost a review, they said

Admin by Admin 2017-10-31 14:03:22 UTC

  Quinns: One leathery fruit borne from the article on my board game collection was a lot of peopl

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