Cat Lady Review

Title: Cat Lady Genre: Set Collection Publisher: Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) Designer: Josh Wood Artist: Josh Wood Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Cats Cat Lady from Alderac is a whisker-light set collection filler that is as quick as

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Evolution: Climate Review

Title: Evolution: Climate Publisher: North Star Games Designer: Dominic Crapuchettes, Dmitry Knorre, Sergey Machin Artist: Ben Goldman, Catherine Hamilton, Jacoby O'Connor Player Count: 2-6 For People Who Like: The original, creating unique species, *gorgeous* art Evolution: Climate is the definitive

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Ravine Kickstarter Preview

Title: Ravine Genre: Cooperative, Survival Designer: Mathew Sisson Ravine is a unique experience, feeling something like a rogue-like game in card form.  We had a really great time with it, but we actually wish it had pushed its own core

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Game in a Minute Ep 65: Hit Z Road

Title: Hit Z Road Genre: Dice Rolling, Auction Publisher: Asmodee Designer: Martin Wallace Artist: Pascal Quidault, Cari, JB Casasola, Miguel Coimbra, Emile Denis, Cyril Nouvel, Olly Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: A light romp through the zombie apocalypse

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Indulgence Review

Title: Indulgence Genre: Trick-taking Publisher: Restoration Games Designer: G. W. "Jerry" D'Arcey, Rob Daviau, Justin D. Jacobson Artist: Chelsea Harper Player Count: 3-4 Indulgence is a unique twist on the trick-taking formula, occasionally rewarding players with the audacity to break

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Kerala Review

Title: Kerala Genre: Abstract, Tile-Laying Publisher: KOSMOS Designer: Kirsten Hiese Artist: Claus Stephan, Antje Stephan Player Count: 2-5 Providing a clean, engaging abstract experience, Kerala is a colorful strategy game that isn’t nearly as heavy as its elephant imagery might

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Crabs! Kickstarter Preview

Title: Crabs! Genre: Set Collection, Hand Management Publisher: Daily Magic Games Designer: Shane007 Artist: Claire Donaldson, 日津樹伶 (Hitsukirei) Player Count: 2-5 We got to preview Crabs!, going up on Kickstarter soon from Daily Magic Games.  With adorable art and a

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Renegade Kickstarter Preview

Title: Renegade Genre: Deck Building, Cooperative Publisher: Victory Point Games Designer: Richard Wilkins Artist: Clark Miller Player Count: 1-5 Renegade has a few really interesting aspects to it – some neat mechanics, a smart alternate play mode, and interesting variety

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Game in a Minute Ep 52 – Pyramids

Title: Pyramids Series: Drafting, Set Collection Publisher: IELLO Designer: Matthew Dunstan, Brett J. Gilbert Artist: Camille Chaussy, Michael Menzel Player Count: 2-5 Pyramids is a delightfully straightforward drafting game with a couple of clever scoring systems built in.  Will you

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Photosynthesis Review

Title: Photosynthesis Publisher: Blue Orange Games Designer: Hjalmar Hach Artist: Sabrina Miramon Photosynthesis is a beautiful game that hides a bit of abstract complexity underneath its pastoral appearance.  Though not a heavy game, Photosynthesis can be surprisingly thinky and more

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