Build or Boom Review

Title: Build or Boom Publisher: Proto Toys Player Count: 2 For People Who Like: Loud, silly, dexterity games Build or Boom is a wacky little kid’s toy, by Proto Toys, where everyone races to see who can build their structure

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CVlizations Review – An entire tribe’s story in 30 minutes or less

Title: CVlizations Publisher: Passport Game Studios Designer: Jan Zalewski Artist: Piotr Socha Player Count: 2–5 For People Who Like: Tableau building games In one of my favorite games, CV, players used dice and tableau building to tell their unique life’s

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Game In A Minute Ep 36: Gameduel! Exploding Kittens vs Tem-Purr-A

Today, we pit kitten against kitten in a terrifying battle of explosions and sushi!  Who will come out on top – Exploding Kittens, the Kickstarter mega-hit from the undeniably massive Oatmeal, or will it be the less-lauded but no less

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Villages of Valeria Review

Title: Villages of Valeria Publisher: Daily Magic Games Designer: Rick Holzgrafe, Isaias Vallejo Artist: Mihajlo Dimitrievski Player Count: 1-5 Villages of Valeria is another excellent addition to Daily Magic’s Valeria series (including Valeria Card Kingdoms and the upcoming Quests of

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Game In A Minute Ep 35: Lotus

Title: Lotus Publisher: Renegade Game Studios Designer: Jordan Goddard, Mandy Goddard Artist: Anita Osburn, Chris Ostrowski Player Count: 2-4 Lotus is a set collection/area influence game with gorgeous table presence and deceptively simple gameplay very much akin to Dragon Heart, an

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Memory Arcade Is Here! Episode 1: Kung Fu

Hey everyone!  Jess and I are starting a little side-project that we think you all might enjoy. Memory Arcade is our new Youtube channel where Jess and I (and anyone else we can wrangle) are going to play video games.

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Trekking The National Parks Review

Title: Trekking The National Parks Genre: Set Collection, Hand Management Publisher: Bink Inc, LLC Designer: Charlie Bink Artist: Charlie Bink Player Count: 2-6 Trekking the National Parks is a family-weight game that features some similarities, both in mechanisms and weight

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Samara Review

Title: Samara Publisher: Cwali Designer: Corné van Moorsel Artist: Philip Kustov Player Count: 2-4 Samara is a unique, accessible game with very few, but very clever mechanics.  Its time track adds a neat spin on Worker Placement, and the cost/benefit

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Game In A Minute Ep 33: Bang! The Dice Game

Title: Bang! The Dice Game Publisher: dV Giochi & Asmodee Designer: Michael Palm & Lukas Zach Artist: Riccardo Pieruccini Player Count: 3-8 For People Who Like: Big Groups, Hidden Roles, and Rolling Dice Bang! The Dice Game is the Dicetization

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Mechs Vs Minions Review

Title: Mechs Vs Minions Genre: Programmatic, Cooperative Publisher: Riot Games Designer: Chris Cantrell, Rick Ernst, Stone Librande, Prashant Saraswat, Nathan Tiras Artist: Danny Beck, Tysen Henderson Player Count: 2-4 Mechs Vs Minions is a glitzy game with tons of minis,

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