Morocco Kickstarter Prototype Preview

Matt Riddle and Ben Pinchback (Fleet, Wharfside) are at it again!  Up on Kickstarter right now, Morocco is a tile-laying, area control Euro for 2-5 players that has been brewing for some time (though the dearth of crab meeples is…troubling).  How

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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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The Networks Kickstarter Preview

Today we review The Networks, from the unassumingly awesome mind of Gil Hova (Bad Medicine, Battle Merchants), and in doing so, we have to ask some questions: You know that cliché about nothing good ever being on TV?  Did you

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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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Cards of Cthulhu Review

Rob:  Very few board gamers who have crossed the line from Parker Brothers and Milton Bradley to Z-Man and Fantasy Flight have managed to do so without learning about a few go-to Cthulhu-themed titles. I’m looking at you, Arkham Horror

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Kingsport Festival Review – Not That Kinda Party

Andrew:  So for our first Augusthulhu review, I thought we should start with something dark and moody.  Something to really set the tone.  Something like Kingsport Festival. Jess:  Woohoo!  Party!  Everyone loves a festival! Andrew:  Wait, what?  No, I mean,

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Jump Gate Review – Deep Space In A Small Box

Andrew:  The last time we reviewed a game by Matt Worden, he was accomplishing the impossible – making car-racing a viable, enjoyable bit of dice-rolling excitement in Dicey Curves Deluxe.  This time he takes on the far friendlier challenge of

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Wharfside Kickstarter Preview

Andrew:  Today we get to check out a preview of the newest Kickstarter from Eagle-Gryphon games!.  From the designers of Fleet (one of our favorites) comes Wharfside! Jess:  Riddle and Pinchback are making another fishing game?  That’s awesome! Andrew:  Yes, and it’s pretty rad.

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