Darkest Night: Second Edition Kickstarter Preview

**Edit:  The new Kickstarter is up!** I reviewed Darkest Night – from designer Jeremy Lennert and publisher Victory Point Games – at the tail end of last year, and I enjoyed it quite a bit. So much so that I’ve

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Police Precinct (Second Edition) Review

Police Precinct – from designer Ole Steiness (who recently created the awesome Champions of Midgard) and publisher Common Man Games – is kind of a miraculous combination of elements that probably shouldn’t work all that well together, but somehow totally do. It

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Baseball Highlights: 2045 (Super-Deluxe Edition) Review

I’m one of those game nerds who’s seriously not into real world sports. Never really have been and probably never will be. But if you go from real world to something weird – like say playing football in the Warhammer

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The Village Crone Solitaire Review

The Village Crone is an okay solitaire game. A game for one to six players from designer Anne-Marie De Witt and publisher Fireside Games, it presents a decent enough puzzle with enough variation to keep you from seeing many repeats,

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Darkest Night – Solitaire Review

There are so many board games that ask you, as a player, to prevent Armageddon. Sometimes you’re teaming up with friends against a relentless deck of cards, other times another person is in control of the evil entity trying to

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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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Flip City Review

Flip City – from designer Chen Zhifan and publisher Tasty Minstrel Games (Cthulhu Realms, Harbour) – is a weird little card game that I’m not quite sure how to categorize. You have to build a city, kind of, but you also

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Gregory Horror Show – Collectible Game Experience Review

If movies, books, and games have taught me anything about spooky mansions, it’s that we should never ever spend any time in them. They’re full of traps, monsters wander the halls, and all sorts of other unspeakable horror awaits. If

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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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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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