The Pillars of the Earth Review

Title: The Pillars of the Earth Publisher: KOSMOS Release Date: 2006 Designer: Michael Rieneck, Stefan Stadler Artist: Michael Menzel, Anke Pohl, Thilo Rick For People Who Like: Worker Placement Based on the bestselling novel by Ken Follett, The Pillars of

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Into The Black Forest Kickstarter Preview

Title: Into The Black Forest Genre: Trick Taking, Hand Management Designer: Jason Slingerland Artist: Darryl Jones Player Count: 2-4 Into The Black Forest is an excellent twist on some simple trick-taking mechanics, blending the luck of the draw with layered

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ARGH Review

Title: ARGH Genre: Bluffing, Drafting, Set Collection Publisher: Dude Games Release Date: 2017 Designer: Romaric Galonnier Artist: Anne Heidsieck Player Count: 2-4 ARGH is a quick bluffing blitz, with players hunting through three decks of cards in search of the

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Andrew’s Fave Five Kickstarters of the Week 9/14/18

Happy Friday everyone!  Jess is in the kitchen baking cookies (and they smell AMAZING), so I’m on Kickstarter duty in the meantime.  Here are five tasty Kickstarters running right now for your perusing pleasure! Rap Godz | The Hip Hop

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Magnets: The Game Kickstarter Preview

Title: Magnets: The Game Genre: Dexterity Publisher: (Self-Published) Release Date: 2014 Designer: Jeff Lyon, Isaac Zal Artist: Stephanie Felicita Smith Player Count: 1-6 Today we check out a prototype for Magnets: The Game, up on Kickstarter right now.  Does this

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The Palace of Mad King Ludwig Review

Title: The Palace of Mad King Ludwig Publisher: Bézier Games Release Date: 2017 Designer: Ted Alspach Artist: Jason Boles, Stephanie Gustafsson Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Castles of Mad King Ludwig The Palace of Mad King Ludwig is

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Kuzushi Review

Title: Kuzushi Genre: Abstract, Area Control Publisher: Gobico Designer: Dave Balmer Player Count: 2 For People Who Like: Tiny, portable abstracts Kuzushi is a pocketful of game, providing a tightly tactical and abstract 2 player experience into just about the

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Game in a Minute: Karuba: The Card Game

Title: Karuba: The Card Game Publisher: HABA Release Date: 2017 Designer: Rüdiger Dorn Artist: Claus Stephan Player Count: 2-6 Karuba: The Card Game is an excellent little distillation of the Rudiger Dorn original, keeping the core concept of building paths

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Game in a Minute: Megaland

Title: Megaland Genre: Push your luck, Tableau Building, Set collection Publisher: Red Raven Games Designer: Ryan Laukat, Malorie Laukat Artist: Noah Adelman, Ryan Laukat Player Count: 2-5 Megaland is the latest title from Red Raven Games and is a Target

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Custom Heroes Review

Title: Custom Heroes Genre: Ladder Climbing, Shedding Publisher: Alderac Entertainment Group Release Date: 2017 Designer: John D. Clair Artist: Matt Paquette Player Count: 2-4 Custom Heroes uses the same ‘card construction’ mechanisms from designer John D. Clair’s Mystic Vale, except

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