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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Game in a Minute Ep 79: Doodle Rush

Title: Doodle Rush Genre: Real-time, Drawing, Guessing Publisher: Brain Games Designer: Adam Porter Artist: Reinis Pētersons Player Count: 3-6. the more the better! Doodle Rush is a frantic party-style real-time drawing game that we enjoyed at every player count! (Gameosity

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New York 1901 Review

Title: New York 1901 Genre: Tile Placement, Area Control, Card Drafting Publisher: Blue Orange Games Designer: Chénier La Salle Artist: Vincent Dutrait Player Count: 2-4 New York 1901 is an uncomplicated, beautifully presented, and lots of fun.  Though it has

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Blank Review

Title: Blank Publisher: The Creativity Hub Designer: Henri Kermarrec Artist: Rob Dalton, Winnie Shek Player Count: 2-6 Out of the box, Blank presents more of a framework for creating a unique game experience than an actual, engaging game.  But once

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The Oregon Trail Card Game Review

Title: The Oregon Trial Card Game Publisher: Pressman Toy Corp. Player Count: 2-6 For People Who Like: Wasting Time, Not Having Fun, Dysentery

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Pairs: Deluxe Edition Review

Title: Pairs: Deluxe Edition Genre: Card Game, Hand Management Publisher: Cheapass Games Designer: James Ernest, Heinrich Glumpler, Paul Peterson Player Count: 2-8 For People Who Like: Quick, light, family-level card games that can go anywhere Pairs: Deluxe Edition brings classic

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11 Great Abstract Games for Beginners

Abstract games are a staple of the tabletop genre.  You know the kind – paper-thin theme (when there’s even one at all), simple, often stark presentation, and a focus on mechanics above all else. Wait, you don’t know what I’m talking about?

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Pyramid Arcade Review

Title: Pyramid Arcade Genre: Abtsract, Game System Publisher: Looney Labs Designer: Andrew Looney, John Cooper, Kristin Looney Artist: Eileen Tjan Player Count: 1-10 For People Who Like: Clever abstracts, Pieces of gaming history, Pyramids Pyramid Arcade is more than just

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Cauldron Master Review

Title: Cauldron Master Genre: Set collection Publisher: Alley Cat Games Designer: Caezar Al-Jassar, Kuly Heer Artist: IrenHorrors, Sebastian Koziner Player Count: 2-4 Cauldron Master is a relatively simple set collection game with neat art and beginner-friendly mechanics.  While we found it

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Ticket to Ride: First Journey Now Available on Steam and Mobile

Asmodee Digital has announced the release of Ticket to Ride: First Journey, a popular family version of the classic game, for digital platforms! Now available on Steam, iOS and Android devices (Mac version coming soon), the game is designed for younger

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