Game in a Minute Ep 85: Artifacts Inc.

Title: Artifacts Inc. Publisher: Red Raven Games Release Date: 2014 Designer: Ryan Laukat Artist: Ryan Laukat Player Count: 2-4 Collect treasures, sell them to museums, and make oodles of cash while impressing the curators! Artifacts, Inc. promises all this, but

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The Last Garden Review

Title: The Last Garden Genre: Area Control, Betting, Worker Placement Publisher: One Thousand XP Designer: Matt Christianson, Chris Rowlands Artist: Beth Sobel Player Count: 2-4 The Last Garden Is a unique take on area majority/betting mechanics that may have you

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New York 1901 Review

Title: New York 1901 Genre: Tile Placement, Area Control, Card Drafting Publisher: Blue Orange Games Designer: Chénier La Salle Artist: Vincent Dutrait Player Count: 2-4 New York 1901 is an uncomplicated, beautifully presented, and lots of fun.  Though it has

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Rule the Forest in Root!

Root has launched on Kickstarter today! I’ve been looking forward to this asymmetric, area-control game for a while now. Designed by Cole Wehrle (Pax Pamir, Infamous Traffic, and John Company) , Root sets 2-4 players against each other in a battle for

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Planet Rush Review

Title: Planet Rush Genre: Area Influence, Auction/Bidding Publisher: Victory Point Games Designer: Reiner Knizia Artist: Clark Miller Player Count: 3-5 Planet Rush is a simple auction game that doesn’t suffer for its pasted on theme one bit.  Accessible bidding mechanics

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Game in a minute quantum

Game in a Minute Ep 50: Quantum

Title: Quantum Genre: Area Control. Grid Movement Publisher: Passport Game Studios Designer: Eric Zimmerman Artist: Georges Bouchelaghem, Kieran Yanner Player Count: 2-4 In Quantum, you will compete against other fleets of shapeshifting starships for control over the much-vaunted quantum cubes.

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Talking About Archmage with Timothy Heerema

Game Salute’s new area control game about mages in a post-apocalyptic landscape, Archmage, has beaten its Kickstarter target and is now in stretch goal territory. The game is gorgeously illustrated by Enggar Adirasa and has some neat mechanics that make it really appealing. To

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The Godfather

The Godfather: A New Don Review

Title: The Godfather: A New Don Genre: Area Control Publisher: IDW Games Designer: Jay Cormier, Sen-Foong Lim Player Count: 3-6 The Godfather: A New Don is built on a few really neat concepts – vying for majority control over the

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Fireside Games Announces Kaiju Crush

Coming November 1st 2017, Fireside Games’ Kaiju Crush, is a light strategy game for 2-4 players. The game was designed by designed by Tim Armstrong and Justin De Witt (creator of Castle Panic) and lets yo play as giant monsters; stomping

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Guilds of London Review

Title: Guilds of London Publisher: Tasty Minstrel Games Designer: Tony Boydell Artist: Tony Boydell, Klemens Franz, Charlie Paull Player Count: 1-4 Guilds of London is an interesting take on area control, with a card-driven core that has lots of potential.

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