Swamped Review

Title: Swamped Publisher: Bellwether Games Release Date: 2016 Designer: Jonathan Logan Clark, Benjamin Gerber, Dennis Hoyle Artist: Jonathan Logan Clark Rob: I think I’m always going to prefer cooperative board games over competitive ones, but I sometimes like it when

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Dozen’s Donuts Review

Rob: What even is this game? The rules booklet is only two pages. Diana: Something about donuts, I guess. I dunno, let’s just get this done so we can work on the review. *Ten Minutes Later* Diana: Why is this

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Budo Review

Diana: Let’s get this over with. Rob: Whoa, whoa, whoa. At least give me a chance to do the intro before launching into things. Diana: I’m sorry but I can’t get over how wrong the artwork is. The stances, the

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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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Grimslingers Review

Title: Grimslingers Publisher: Greenbrier Games Designer: Stephen Gibson Artist: Stephen Gibson Player Count: 2-6 (versus), 1-4 (co-op) For People Who Like: Sci-fi, fantasy, cowboys, magic, adventure, and humor. Grimslingers can be as entertaining as it is gorgeous, and offers up

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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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