Don’t Turn Your Back Review

Don’t Turn Your Back, from Evil Hat Productions (Race To Adventure, Zeppelin Attack!), is a moody, atmospheric game in which players will take on the role of the Awake as they struggle to survive the Mad City, a sinister realm of nightmares and

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Magnetic Poetry + Dice + NC17 = Dirty Words

Full disclosure, I’m not a teenager anymore, nor am I a college student. Though I am in love with LEGO, play board games, and watch cartoons I’m still an adult in my 30s, and so are my friends. Because of

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Santa’s Little Helpers and the Ice Cube Jam Review

Just in time for the holidays, Matt Worden (Dicey Curves, Jump Gate) brings us Santa’s Little Helpers And The Ice Cube Jam, a decidedly lighter game of tiny tiles, colored cubes, and an introduction to set collection and pick up &

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Castellion Review

  This may come as a shock, but I’m kind of a Shadi Torbey fan. More specifically, I’m a fan of all his “Oniverse” games (Onirim, Urbion, and Sylvion). There’s something about each of them that fascinates me – whether it’s

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Le Havre: The Inland Port Mobile Game Review

I “Le-Hove” Le Havre (see what I did there?). Seriously, it’s probably my favorite Uwe Rosenberg game that I’ve played so far – although admittedly I haven’t played all of them. Still, Le Havre is a fantastic 1-5 player game

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Legendary Encounters: A Predator Deck Building Game Review

Best to get this out of the way right at the start. Legendary Encounters: A Predator Deck Building Game – 1-5 players, from designers Ben Cichoski and Danny Mandel (Super Awesome Games), and publisher Upper Deck – isn’t Legendary Encounters:

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Biblios Review

Biblios, designed by Steve Finn (presumably the mild-mannered alter-ego of the intriguing Dr. Finn)  and published by IELLO Games (Welcome To Dungeon), is a very cool card drafting, set collection, auction-based hand management game…but nowhere near as complicated as I

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Hero: Immortal King – The Infernal Forge Review

Pretty much any game that offers solo play will get my attention, and that’s exactly what happened when I spotted Hero: Immortal King – The Infernal Forge – from designer Emmanuel Beltrando and publisher Asmodée Editions – on the shelf.

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Secret Directive Kickstarter Preview

**Update! – Secret Directive is back up on Kickstarter!  This new version of the game features some updated rules, which hopefully address some of our issues with the game.  You should definitely go over to their Kickstarter page and check

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Conquest of Speros Review

Today we review Conquest of Speros, a small-box area control game from Grey Fox Games.  Does this little package indeed contain good things (as is tradition), or is it just another collection of tiny meeples with nothing better to do

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