11 Review

Title: 11 Genre: Abstract, Sport Publisher: Nestor Games Designer: Dieter Stein Artist: Dieter Stein Player Count: 2 11 is a clever abstract masquerading as a football game.  Dice add enough randomness to stop it from being a pure strategy game,

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Imhotep: The Duel Review

Title: Imhotep: The Duel Genre: Set Collection Publisher: KOSMOS Release Date: 2018 Designer: Phil Walker-Harding Artist: Miguel Coimbra, Michaela Kienle, Claus Stephan Player Count: 2 Istanbul: The Duel manages to distill some of our favorite parts of the original game

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Undaunted: Normandy Review

Title: Undaunted: Normandy Genre: Deckbuilding Publisher: Osprey Games Designer: Trevor Benjamin, David Thompson Artist: Roland MacDonald Player Count: 2 Undaunted: Normandy is a really unique take on ‘war gaming’ (without ever really being a war simulator).  The asymmetrical gameplay, thanks

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Aerion Review

Title: Aerion Series: Oniverse Genre: Hand Management, Press Your Luck, Dice Rolling Publisher: Z-Man Games Designer: Shadi Torbey Artist: Élise Plessis Player Count: 1-2 Aerion, the latest game in Shadi Torbey’s Oniverse series, delivers a tough little dice-rolling experience in

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The Stars Align Review

Living in the city, I don’t get to see the stars very often. The light pollution makes only the moon and a few of the brightest stars and planets visible, so I really enjoy having the chance to see the

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11:59 Kickstarter Preview

Title: 11:59 Genre: Dice, Real time, Micro Publisher: Rampage Games LLC Designer: Chris Rossetti Artist: Chris Rossetti Player Count: 2 11:59 is a 2 player real time dice-chucking microgame for players looking to express a little nuclear domination as quickly

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Holmes and Moriarty Review

Title: Holmes and moriarty Genre: Bluffing/Deduction Publisher: Escape Velocity Games Designer: Brad Lackey, Joshua Tempkin Artist: Heiko Günther Player Count: 2 Holmes and Moriarty is an asymmetrical game for two, where the clash between these geniuses is represented by a

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War Chest Review

Title: War Chest Genre: Abstract, Strategy, Area Control Publisher: Alderac Entertainment Group Designer: Trevor Benjamin, David Thompson Artist: Brigette Indelicato Player Count: 2-4 (but really 2) War Chest is a well-produced, austerely beautiful abstract strategy game.  With a good bit

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Game in a Minute: KERO

Title: Kero Genre: Dice Rolling, Real Time, Set Collection, Push Your Luck Publisher: Hurrican Designer: Prospero Hall Artist: Pierô Player Count: 2 In KERO, 2 players will toss dice and create sets to compete over the scant resources of post-apocalyptic

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Skulk Hollow Kickstarter Preview

Title: Skulk Holow Genre: Asymmetrical, Action Point Allowance, Hand Management Publisher: Pencil First Games, LLC, Thunderworks Games Designer: Eduardo Baraf, Seth Johnson, Keith Matejka Artist: Dustin Foust, Helen Zhu Player Count: 2 Skulk Hollow delivers an effective, engaging asymmetrical 2

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