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Karmaka Review

Title: Karmaka Publisher: Hemisphere Games Designer: Eddy Boxerman, Dave Burke Artist: Lane Brown, Marco Bucci Player Count: 2-4 Karmaka delivers both great art and some truly unique mechanisms, but a heaping spoonful of ‘take that’ gameplay makes this otherwise clever title

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Agamemnon Review

Title: Agamemnon Genre: Abstract Publisher: Osprey Games Designer: Günter Cornett Artist: José Daniel Cabrera Peña, Rocío Espín Piñar Player Count: 2 For People Who Like: Abstract strategy Agamemnon is a gorgeously-presented game for 2, with tactical, strategic gameplay supporting its

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Game in a Minute Tides of Time Madness

Game in a Minute Ep 44: Tides of Time & Tides of Madness

Title: Tides of Time & Tides of Madness Genre: Card Drafting Publisher: Portal Games Designer: Kristian Čurla Artist: Tomasz Jedruszek, Chris Ostrowski, Dan Pellow, Blake Rottinger, Artur Sadlos, Rafał Szyma Player Count: 2 For People Who Like: Gorgeous art, set

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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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Valentine’s Day 2 Player Picks

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and if you’re wracking your brain on what to do with your significant other this holiday, why not play some games together? Board games can make for a thoughtful gift and an awesome way to spend some

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Become the Master Builder of Yamataï this May

Days of Wonder has announced that Bruno Cathala and Marc Paquien’s newest building game, Yamataï,  is coming out this May! In the game, you have been tasked by Queen Himiko to build the capital of Yamataï. If your work earns you the most

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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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Hounded Review – A Foxy Game For 2

Hounded, from designer Clint Bohaty and publisher Atlas Games, pits 2 players against each other in an asymmetrical, tactical battle of wits.  Will the fox, with its superior mobility, manage to evade the huntsman and his party?  Or will the

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Valeria Card Kingdoms: Fire & Frost Expansion Preview

Title: Valeria: Card Kingdoms – Flame & Frost Format: Large-scale expansion Designer: Isaias Vallejo Artist: Mihajlo Dimitrievski Player Count: 1-5 (probably best at 3/4) Flame & Frost is a ‘more of everything’ expansion for Valeria:Card Kingdoms.  It introduces a new

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Don’t Be a Jerk, Steal This Game

Ok everyone, I don’t usually get up on a soapbox. I’m not sure I’ve ever seen a soapbox, but I’m really quite grumpy. During Essen, some asshat (that’s a highly technical term) stole a cashbox from LudiCreations. What the heck

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