Two Player Games (part 1)

Two-player games are rather unique, and differ greatly from multiplayer games both strategically and in the atmosphere they generate. Why is this, and what are the pros and cons of two-player gaming? (more…)

War of the Ring: The Collector’s Edition

War of the Ring is one of my Top 30 Games of All Time.  I’ve played it a fair bit over the years, mostly with my Boardgame Opinions compatriot Mark Windle, since he owns a copy.  It’s a fantastic game in many ways.

A few years after the original release though, they announced a Collector’s Edition – a limited one-time-only print run with outstanding components (and a price to match).  Ever since, I have dreamed of one day owning and playing a copy.  After waiting many years, a recent windfall finally allowed my dream to come true…