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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Steam Works Review

Title: Steam Works Genre: Worker Placement Publisher: Tasty Minstrel Games Designer: Alex Churchill Artist: Adam P. McIver, Oliver Meinerding Player Count: 2-5 (Becoming way more complex at higher counts) Steam Works has a few innovative mechanics, with players literally building

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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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Ambyria: Shroud of the Shadow Demon Review

Title: Ambyria: Shroud of the Shadow Demon Genre: Take That Publisher: Paw-Warrior Games Designer: Ben Krieger, Josh Paugh Artist: Joseph DeDalto Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Easy to set up games, Take That mechanics, competition, or sort of

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Game In A Minute Ep 31: Citadels

Title: Citadels Genre: Role Selection, City Building Publisher: Asmodee Designer: Bruno Faidutti Artist: Andrew Bosley, Simon Eckert Player Count: 2-8 (we like it most at 2-5) Citadels is one of the first titles we got for ourselves when we started

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7 Ronin Review – A Samurai Struggle for 2

Title: 7 Ronin Genre: Area Control Publisher: Grey Fox Games Designer: Marek Mydel, Piotr Stankiewicz Artist: Aleksander Karcz Player Count: 2 7 Ronin is an excellent game for 2 players (and 2 players only).  Not a bluffing game precisely, you

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Lost in R’lyeh Review

Title: Lost in R'lyeh Publisher: Atlas Games Designer: Kedric Winks Artist: Kelley Hensing Player Count: 2-6 Lost in R’lyeh is a hand management game that’s all about emptying your hand as quick as possible while tripping up your opponents’ efforts

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Legendary Encounters: Firefly Review

Title: Legendary Encounters: A Firefly Deck Building Game Series: Legendary Encounters Genre: Deck Building Publisher: Upper Deck Entertainment Designer: Ben Cichoski and Danny Mandel Player Count: 1-5 For People Who Like: Deck builders, thematic game mechanics, sci-fi, the Firefly series,

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Battle of Durak Review

Title: Battle of Durak Publisher: DISRUPTIVE INC Designer: Fedor Sosnin Artist: Fedor Sosnin Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Classic-feeling card games, Effective gateway games Battle of Durak is a last-in card game (like Uno) with a simple card

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