The Quacks of Quedlinberg Review

Title: The Quacks of Quedlinberg Genre: Push Your Luck, Bag Builder Publisher: North Star Games Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Artist: Dennis Lohausen, Wolfgang Warsch Player Count: 2-4 The Quacks of Quedlinberg won the 2018 Kinnerspiel des Jares, and we have no

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Game in a Minute: Ravine

Title: Ravine Genre: Cooperative, Survival Publisher: Stellar Factory Designer: Mathew Sisson Artist: Mathew Sisson Player Count: 3-6 (or up to 9 with the expansion) We did a really positive Kickstarter preview for Ravine, but now that we’ve gotten our hands

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Mistborn: House War Review

Title: Mistborn: House War Publisher: Crafty Games Release Date: 2017 Designer: Kevin Wilson Artist: W. T. Arnold, Michal E. Cross, Anna Kay, Oliver Specht, Peter Wocken, Wacław Wysocki Player Count: 3-5 Mistborn: House War manages to do some really interesting

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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Roleplayer

There’s nothing like playing a good old game of D&D by the fire as snow piles up outside. Use the holidays as a way to thank your game master or treat your favorite dragon-slayer! Here are a few of our

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Beyond Scrabble – 6 Fantastic, Fresh Spelling Games

Truth be told, I generally don’t love spelling games.  Or, at least that’s what I used to think.  But recently, a pile of truly excellent spelling games, each with unique themes, mechanics, and aesthetics, have come into the market, and

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Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

Hey!  Do you have someone (or are you someone) whose stocking is just waiting to be stuffed?  Well, our careful research shows that even with a really good running start, you’re never going to get that copy of Kingdom Builder

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Holiday Gift Guide: Big Group Games

The holidays are absolutely the perfect time to break out and share games for big groups – after all, that pile of family members aren’t going to entertain themselves!  And big group games, by which we mean games that easily

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Game in a Minute: Steampunk Rally

This week Andrew takes a look at Roxley’s Steampunk Rally. It’s a racing game where famous scientists build and adjust their flying contraption all along the race. Is it a winner or does it fall short of the finish line? Find

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My Little Scythe Review

Title: My Little Scythe Genre: Area Control, Set Collection, Action Selection Publisher: Stonemaier Games Release Date: 2017 Designer: Hoby Chou, Vienna Chou Artist: Noah Adelman, Katie Khau Player Count: 1-6 For People Who Like: Scythe, Wonderfully Adorable Games, Apples My

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Spell Smashers Review

Title: Spell Smashers Publisher: Renegade Game Studios Release Date: 2018 Designer: Christopher Chung Artist: Csaba Bernáth, Mihajlo Dimitrievski Player Count: 1-5 Players Spell Smashers is a spelling game for those who like to use their words to resolve conflicts (specifically

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