Foodfighters Review

There was a quote from an episode of Dinosaurs that involved a refrigerator full of rebellious critters (because they were civilized dinosaurs who kept their prey in the fridge) that immediately came to mind when we started playing Foodfighters –

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New Bedford Review

As much as I might lament spending the bulk of my adolescence in Connecticut and loathing “New England style” (i.e. put buoys and nets all over everything), I have to grudgingly admit that I have a bit of a soft

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7 Wonders Duel Review Featuring Broken Token Insert

For the uninitiated, 7 Wonders, from the brilliant Antoine Bauza and published by Asmodee, is among our favorite city building card drafting games.  Since its initial publication in 2010, 7 Wonders’ unique take on resource management and tableau building have

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Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft Review – A Mystery Made For 2

In Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft, 2 players will take on the roles of the titular geniuses as they attempt to unravel the details of a bombing in London.  Designed by Diego Ibanez, beautifully illustrated by Pedro Soto, and distributed afar

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Baseball Highlights: 2045 Mobile Review

Right. Well. Let’s get this over with. Some of you might recall that I freaking adored the Baseball Highlights: 2045 Super Deluxe edition. It’s a great game that plays quickly, offers plenty of team customization, and it’s baseball with robots

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Mutology Kickstarter Preview

Mutology, going up on Kickstarter soon (we’ll provide links when it does), is a head-to-head card battle game and the first outing by Jeremy Bartlett & ThinkForm Games.  You and your opponent will take on the roles of Mutologists: ‘scientists’ with

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Stash Some Money in Slush Fund 2, By Dr. Finn!

Dr. Finn (the brilliant and prolific mind behind some of our favorite games – Biblios, Biblios Dice, Cosmic Run, Capo Dei Capi, and Institute for Magical Arts) has been experimenting in his secret game laboratory (or at least that is

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Fugitive Kickstarter Preview

Tim Fowers has already done the unlikely.  In the first game of his which I had the pleasure of playing, Paperback, he managed to create a spelling game that I really love (the required backstory there is that I generally don’t

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Institute of Magical Arts Review

One of my favorite 2-player games is Steve Finn’s Capo dei Capi, and his Institute for Magical Arts has a lot in common with its mafia-themed predecessor.  Both games have you rolling dice and contending over a central line of

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Mint Tin Mini Apocalypse Review – Armageddon In Your Pocket

Like so many who live in NYC, I commute via train to get to my (day) job.  And one day, my lovely wife and I were walking to the subway station, only to see a line of people, literally hundreds

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