Om Nom Nom Review

The food chain isn’t the sort of thing I’d have considered as a theme in a board game geared towards children, but in the case of Om Nom Nom – from designer Meelis Looveer and publisher Brain Games – it

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APEX: TDBG – Stomping Grounds – What’s New, Different, and Possibly Better

Remember Apex: The Deck Building Game? Remember how much I adored it? Well last year Die-Hard Games launched a Kickstarter campaign for something called the “Stomping Grounds” expansion, along with three new playable predators and some much-improved packaging. It even

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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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Luna Review

Luna, by Tasty Minstrel Games and Stefan Feld, is a pretty special game.  Something of a masterpiece of indirect competition, Luna combines area control, area influence, and worker placement mechanisms into a truly unique whole.  With no hidden information, no

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Cosmic Run Review

It is no secret to anyone who reads my reviews that I am a sucker for a good dice game.  I’m not sure what it is, whether it’s the fact that I sort of worship chaos or the fact that

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Hostage Negotiator Abductor Pack 2 & 4 Review

Hostage Negotiator, from Van Ryder Games, is, simply, the only solitaire game that I play regularly.  It is a really fun combination of deck building and dice rolling, all played against a merciless hostage taker and their unreasonable demands (for

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Hostage Negotiator – Abductor Pack 1 & 3 Review

If you haven’t read our review of Hostage Negotiator – from designer A.J. Porfirio and publisher Van Ryder Games – you can check that out here. Maybe also consider buying it because it’s a great solitaire game. Anyway, that’s not what

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Neanderthal Review

Today we’re going to talk about Neanderthal, a game about cultural evolution, the development of societal relationships, and survival-  Andrew:  And everyone dying in a blizzard. …*Ahem*.  If that sounds kind of heavy, that’s because it is. And you can

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The Opulent Kickstarter Preview

The Opulent, from Black Locust Games (Regnum Angelica) is a very unique cooperative game up on Kickstarter as of 2/2/16.  Set in the Jazz-era excesses of the Roaring Twenties, The Opulent features asymmetrical co-op gameplay for 1-4 players.  You and

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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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