Ambyria: Shroud of the Shadow Demon Review

Title: Ambyria: Shroud of the Shadow Demon Genre: Take That Publisher: Paw-Warrior Games Designer: Ben Krieger, Josh Paugh Artist: Joseph DeDalto Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Easy to set up games, Take That mechanics, competition, or sort of

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Battle of Durak Review

Title: Battle of Durak Publisher: DISRUPTIVE INC Designer: Fedor Sosnin Artist: Fedor Sosnin Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Classic-feeling card games, Effective gateway games Battle of Durak is a last-in card game (like Uno) with a simple card

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Elections of US America Election – The Card Game Review

Title: Elections of US America Election: The Card Game Designer: Dr. Tomas Rawlings Player Count: 2 – 6, hums along nicely at 4 For People Who Like: Party games, competition, goofy political humor Elections of US America Election: The Card

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One Zero One Review

Title: One Zero One Designer: David Harding Player Count: 2 For People Who Like: Abstract 2-player games One Zero One tries to convey the feel of dueling computer programmers fighting over lines of code, but it doesn’t quite add up to

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Matcha Review

Title: Matcha Designer: David Harding Artist: TJ Lubrano Player Count: 2 For People Who Like: Tea, Contemplative 2-player games, Elevenses (but wish there was a little more thematic flair) Matcha is a pretty little set collection game for 2, with

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Foodfighters Review

There was a quote from an episode of Dinosaurs that involved a refrigerator full of rebellious critters (because they were civilized dinosaurs who kept their prey in the fridge) that immediately came to mind when we started playing Foodfighters –

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Dino Dude Ranch Review

Dino Dude Ranch – from designer Dan Letzring and publisher Letiman Games – kind of sells itself. At least for me. The name implies either managing a ranch full of dinosaurs, or being a dinosaur that is also a rancher.

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Avalanche at Yeti Mountain Review

A board game about skiing downhill while avoiding a yeti? Sort of like SkiFree? Sure, let’s do it! Avalanche at Yeti Mountain – from designer Matt Wolfe and publisher Green Couch Games – isn’t exactly like the classic video game,

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Too Many Cinderellas Review

Too Many Cinderellas – from designers Nao Shimamura and Nobutake Dogen, publishers Grail Games and Taikikennai Games, and artwork by Hinami Tsukuda – is perhaps even more odd than it sounds. It’s a game about players trying to persuade the

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Baseball Highlights: 2045 Mobile Review

Right. Well. Let’s get this over with. Some of you might recall that I freaking adored the Baseball Highlights: 2045 Super Deluxe edition. It’s a great game that plays quickly, offers plenty of team customization, and it’s baseball with robots

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