Game in a Minute Ep 48: The Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction

The Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction may look like a card game, but there are definite shades of worker placement as we use cards both as resource generators as well as the workers who generate those resources.  How does Chain Reaction

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Portal of Heroes Review

Title: Portal of Heroes Publisher: Mayfair Games Designer: Johannes Schmidauer-König Artist: Dennis Lohausen Player Count: 2-5 Portal of Heroes is an unfussy, attractive little set collection card game with great art and quick, clever turns.  While a little chaotic and

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Cavern Tavern Review

Title: Cavern Tavern Publisher: Final Frontier Games Designer: Ivana Krstevska, Vojkan Krstevski, Maja Matovska, Toni Toshevski Artist: Mihajlo Dimitrievski, Vojkan Krstevski Player Count: 1-6 Cavern Tavern is a gorgeous game of dice placement and set completion that will have you

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Happy Salmon Review

Title: Happy Salmon Publisher: North Star Games, LLC Designer: Ken Gruhl, Quentin Weir Happy Salmon from Northstar Games, is a fantastic, frenetic party game for 3-6 players who are comfortable being a bit loud and also wiggling their arms against each

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Order of the Gilded Compass Review

Title: Order of the Gilded Compass Genre: Dice Placement/Yahtzee-style Publisher: Grey Fox Games Designer: Jeffrey D. Allers, Bernd Eisenstein Artist: Mackenzie Brewer, Vicente Sivera Catalá, Felipe Gaona, Grace Liu Player Count: 2-5 For People Who Like: Rolling dice and making

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Escape from Colditz Review

Title: Escape From Colditz Genre: Prison Break, 1-vs-Many Publisher: Osprey Games Designer: Bob Brechin, Brian Degas, Major P.R. Reid M.B.E., M.C. Artist: Antonio Catalán, Peter Dennis Player Count: 2-6 For People Who Like: Old-school games with some updated sensibilities Escape

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Dozen’s Donuts Review

Rob: What even is this game? The rules booklet is only two pages. Diana: Something about donuts, I guess. I dunno, let’s just get this done so we can work on the review. *Ten Minutes Later* Diana: Why is this

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The Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game Review

Title: The Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game Publisher: Evil Hat Productions Designer: Eric B. Vogel Artist: Fred Hicks, Chris McGrath, Tyler Walpole Player Count: 1-5 The Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game is a tough co-op take on the titular book-series-turned-game.

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Game In A Minute Ep 41: Rococo

Title: Rococo Publisher: Eagle-Gryphon Games Designer: Matthias Cramer, Louis Malz, Stefan Malz Artist: Michael Menzel Player Count: 2-5 Rococo is as beautifully-presented as its fashion-focused name would suggest.  But is there actual substance woven into this area control game about

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Ladder 29 Kickstarter Preview

Title: Ladder 29 Genre: Ladder, Climbing, Card Game Publisher: Green Couch Games Designer: Ben Pinchback, Matt Riddle Artist: Andy Jewett Player Count: 2-5 For People Who Like: Incredibly playable abstract card games Ladder 29 is a modern twist on classic

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