Santa’s Little Helpers and the Ice Cube Jam Review

Just in time for the holidays, Matt Worden (Dicey Curves, Jump Gate) brings us Santa’s Little Helpers And The Ice Cube Jam, a decidedly lighter game of tiny tiles, colored cubes, and an introduction to set collection and pick up &

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Legendary Encounters: A Predator Deck Building Game Review

Best to get this out of the way right at the start. Legendary Encounters: A Predator Deck Building Game – 1-5 players, from designers Ben Cichoski and Danny Mandel (Super Awesome Games), and publisher Upper Deck – isn’t Legendary Encounters:

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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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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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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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Heat Review

Andrew: Heat is a heist game, with each player pulling off a series of jobs (or should I say ‘jobs’, ::wink-wink-nudge-nudge-crimes-crimes::), trying to be the criminal mastermind who ends the game with the biggest bankroll.  Some jobs are subtle, requiring

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Tokaido Review

Take a deep breath and imagine the beauty of a sakura blossom drifting softly on a warm spring breeze. It floats past several travelers as they wind their way along a mountain path towards the sea. They look happy and

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Temple of Elemental Evil Review

If I’m being honest (and I am), I’d never really heard of Temple of Elemental Evil before this month. Andrew: Blasphemy! Rob: Moving on… I’d never heard of it, but apparently a lot of other people had because it was

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