High Treason: The Trial of Louis Riel Review

Title: High Treason: The Trial of Louis Riel Genre: Hand Management, Area Influence Publisher: Victory Point Games Designer: Alex Berry Artist: Tim Allen Player Count: 2 High Treason: The Trial of Louis Riel presents itself, well, kinda poorly.  The aesthetic

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Game in a Minute Ep 50: Quantum

Title: Quantum Genre: Area Control. Grid Movement Publisher: Passport Game Studios Designer: Eric Zimmerman Artist: Georges Bouchelaghem, Kieran Yanner Player Count: 2-4 In Quantum, you will compete against other fleets of shapeshifting starships for control over the much-vaunted quantum cubes.

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Legends of the American Frontier

Legends of the American Frontier Review

Title: Legends of the American Frontier Genre: Hand Management Publisher: Game Salute Designer: Richard Launius Artist: Dann May Player Count: 3-7 Legends of the American Frontier is a game that is so rife with good ideas, its middling mechanics are

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Battle for Greyport Review

Title: Battle for Greyport Genre: Deck Builder Publisher: Slugfest Games Designer: Nate Heiss, Sam Waller, and Jeff Morrow Artist: Erin Wong and Megan Langan Player Count: 2-5 For People Who Like: Deck builders, cooperative games, fantasy games Battle for Greyport

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The Lost Expedition Review – Choose your own misadventure

Title: The Lost Expedition Genre: Adventure, Resource Management Designer: Peer Sylvester Artist: Garen Ewing Player Count: 1-5 For People Who Like: Brutal co-operative/solo experiences, equally rough head-to-head gameplay, getting killed by jungles The Lost Expedition is a really fun game,

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Game In A Minute Ep 49: Doughnut Drive-Thru

Title: Doughnut Drive-Thru Publisher: Grail Games Designer: Ikaga-Ya Artist: Heiko Günther Player Count: 2-4 players Doughnut Drive-Thru is a small action-selection game all about baking and selling the most delightfully-cute donuts you can imagine.  With little more than a 6-sider and

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Monstrous Review

Title: Monstrous Genre: Action/Dexterity Publisher: Cool Mini or Not Designer: Kim Brebach Artist: Jeff Brown (II), Ben Nelson, Jarrod Owen, R. J. Palmer, John Silva, Sutthiwat Player Count: 2-8 (but those higher player counts are in teams) Monstrous is a

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The King’s Abbey Review

Title: The King's Abbey Genre: Worker Placement Publisher: Breaking Games Designer: Randy Rathert Artist: Randy Rathert, Anna Talanova Player Count: 1-5 The King’s Abbey is a dice-as-workers placement game featuring a rulebook in need of editing, lots of great ideas,

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Shopping for Board Game Tables

With the gaming table giant, Geek Chic, riding off into the sunset, where are we to turn to for our custom, felted, inset tables with drawers, card slots, and other accoutrement? As much as we love Ikea, it just isn’t

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Darkrock Ventures Review

Title: Darkrock Ventures Genre: Worker Placement Publisher: Gamelyn Games, Magic Meeple Games Designer: Andrew Christopher Enriquez, Michael Eskue Artist: Darrell Louder, Naomi Robinson Player Count: 1-5 Darkrock Ventures is a neat worker placement game with lots of modular, in-box options

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