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Arkham Horror Boxfront

Classics: Arkham Horror

Back in 2005, when gaming was ruled by dry Euros (at least, the BGG rankings were), what was missing was adventure.  The kind that could suck you into another time and place.  The kind...
Laruna

How to Vet a Kickstarter Project – Part 2

Last week we looked at the importance of checking the start and end dates of the project, the funding goal, the number of backers and the history of the project creator.  Today we consider...

Filler Material

On behalf of myself I would hereby like to most graciously welcome all readers of my blog to this week’s blog post. The emergency exit is marked with an ‘x’ and located at the...
Rising Sun

Rising Sun

Rising Sun is the latest dudes-on-a-map game from CMON.  It was designed by Eric M. Lang, the designer of Blood Rage (among many other games), who is now CMON’s resident designer.  It was on...
Myth Dark Frontier

Myth: Dark Frontier

Myth is one of my Top 10 Games of All Time.  So when Myth: Dark Frontier was announced, I was very interested, assuming it was an expansion for Myth.  Not so, however.  Dark Frontier...

I’m the king of the castle!

Welcome to the Castle! In Castles of Mad King Ludwig players each assemble their own castle from a set of room tiles that they will buy and add to their castle throughout the game....
Pandemic

Classics: Pandemic

Once upon a time, co-ops were virtually unheard of.  No really.  As hard as it is to imagine in our modern world where every other game seems to be a co-op or have a...
Dark Frontier: Farrenroc

Top 10 Anticipated Games of 2018 – Part 2

Last week we looked at numbers 10 through 6 of my Top 10 Anticipated Games of 2018.  Today, we finish the list and look at the Top 5.  You might wonder where people hear...

Top 10 Anticipated Games of 2018 – Part 1

It seems to be doing the rounds.  Everywhere you look, someone is doing an Anticipated Games of 2018 list.  I’ve watched or read a few and I’ve actually found them quite interesting.  It can...

Eclipse your opponents!

Why? As a game that involves both fighting and space, Eclipse is the perfect game for people who think that Agricola is too long and boring. Lasting only about eight hours and with a...