Game in a Minute 89: Macroscope

Title: Macroscope Genre: Pattern Recognition, Family Game Publisher: Mayday Games Designer: Martin Nedergaard Andersen Artist: Oksana Dmitrienko, Maria Kaplieva, Alena Naumova, Irina Pechenkina Player Count: 2-6 For People Who Like: Guessing games, recognizing images from vague bits of them Macroscope

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Sprawlopolis Kickstarter Preview

Title: Sprawlopolis Genre: City Building, Microgame Publisher: Button Shy Designer: Steven Aramini, Danny Devine, Paul Kluka Player Count: 1-4 For People Who Like: Circle the Wagons, Having a fantastic game on hand at all times Let’s not mince words –

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Game in a Minute Ep 88: 10′ to Kill

Title: 10' to Kill Genre: Bluffing, Deduction Publisher: Dude Games Designer: Benoit Bannier Artist: Pauline Detraz Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Assassins who are also humanoid animals, Bluffing games without any need to talk In 10′ to Kill,

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A Post on Gaming, and Humanity, and Hate

Hi. I want to talk to you about something.  And it’s unpleasant.  And I’m not going to be particularly cool about it.  I’m going to use some pretty aggressive language.  I’m going to speak in absolute terms.  I’m going to

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Bloc by Bloc: The Insurrection Game 2nd Edition Kickstarter Preview

Title: Bloc by Bloc: The Insurrection Game 2nd Edition Genre: Semi-cooperative Publisher: Out of Order Games Designer: R. D. Lee, T.L. Simons Artist: T.L. Simons Player Count: 2-4 What we liked most about Bloc by Bloc: The Insurrection Game was

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The Neverland Rescue Kickstarter Preview

Title: The Neverland Rescue Genre: Deduction, Set Collection Publisher: Letiman Games Designer: Scott Almes Artist: Michael Cofer, Jacqui Davis, Danny Devine, Jeff Wallace Player Count: 2 The Neverland Rescue is a clever 2-player riff on deduction mechanics, which rarely work

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Virulence: An Infectious Card Game Review

Title: Virulence: An Infectious Card Game Genre: Trick Taking, Set Collection Publisher: Genius Games Designer: John Coveyou Artist: Matt Franklin Player Count: 2-5 The latest game in John Coveyou’s ‘Games about actual science things’ (a name we made up), Virulence:

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Game in a Minute Ep 87: Tak & Tak: University Edition

Title: Tak & Tak: University Edition Genre: Abstract Publisher: Cheapass Games Designer: James Ernest, Patrick Rothfuss Artist: Echo Chernik Player Count: 2 For People Who Like: Chess, Portable Abstract Games Tak is a beautifully simple 2-player abstract game straight out

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Tricky Tides Kickstarter Preview

Title: Tricky Tides Genre: Trick Taking, Pick Up & Deliver Publisher: Gold Seal Games Designer: Steven Aramini Artist: Naomi Ferrall Player Count: 2-4 Tricky Tides provides players with a fun melange of mechanics, blending trick-taking with pick up & deliver

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Sparkle*Kitty Nights Kickstarter Preview

Title: Sparkle*Kitty Nights Genre: Party Game Publisher: Breaking Games Designer: Manny Vega Artist: Manda Schank, Katie Elentori, Sara Kipin, Sandara Tang, Leah Artwick Player Count: 3-8 For People Who Like: Sparkle*Kitty, Moist Muffins, and Throbbing Butter Parties Up on Kickstarter

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