Hostage Negotiator Review

It never ceases to amaze me just how intense some board games can be – especially solitaire games. Granted I never expected hostage negotiation to be a breeze but Hostage Negotiator, from developer A.J. Porfirio and publisher Van Ryder Games,

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Tower Review

Tower is a set-collection and worker-placement game, designed by Ben Haskett and illustrated by Derek Bacon, and published by Undine Studios.  Playable in about 45 minutes at all player counts, Tower has 1 to 4 players taking on the role

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Viceroy Review

In Viceroy from Mayday Games (Get Bit!, Meteor, Dead Man’s Draw), players will vie for influence over various characters of the realms, enact sweeping legal reform, and build their own Pyramid of Power as they compete to gain the most Power Points

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Roar-a-Saurus Review

Tap into your inner Godzilla, because today we review Roar-a-Saurus, the dinosaur battle game from designer Jack Darwid and Published by Indie Boards and Cards. Jess: RAWR! Andrew: KABOOM! Diana: GRRR! Rob: Do I have to make the silly noises? Everyone:

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Gregory Horror Show – Collectible Game Experience Review

If movies, books, and games have taught me anything about spooky mansions, it’s that we should never ever spend any time in them. They’re full of traps, monsters wander the halls, and all sorts of other unspeakable horror awaits. If

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Arboretum Review

Now I’m totally a sucker for bizarre themes, but even I didn’t expect a competitive card game about trees like Arboretum – from designer Dan Cassar and published by Z-Man Games – to win me over like it has. Diana:

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Cthulhu Realms Review

To close out our month of Augusthulhu, we are reviewing Cthulhu Realms, a deck-building game about mysterious cults, sanity-shattering artifacts, eldritch locations, and some rather hilarious art. Designed by Darwin Kastle, Cthulhu Realms is sort of an oddity.  Emerging from

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Cthulhu Fluxx Review

Once upon a time, I loved Fluxx. Once upon a time, my board game experience was also limited to Monopoly, Life, and Munchkin. Many years and many board games later, my interest has cooled somewhat, and it seems that my

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Ancient Terrible Things Review

  Ancient Terrible Things is a push-your-luck dice rolling game designed by Simon McGregor and published by Pleasant Company Games.  2-4 players will take on the role of intrepid explorers as they delve into the mist-wreathed secrets of a dark

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Miskatonic School for Girls Review

School isn’t easy, but Miskatonic School for Girls from designer Luke Peterschmidt and publisher Fun to 11 is a special sort of Hell. One where homework and gossip take a backseat to having your best friend devoured by an elder

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