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SdJ Re-Reviews #36: Camel Up

Designer: Steffen Bogen Publisher:  eggertspiele, Pegasus Spiele, Z-Man Games, Others Players:  2 – 8 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  20 – 30 Minutes Times Played:  > 10 How do you say that?  Is it Camel Up, or Camel Cup? In … Continue reading

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Review of Terra by Friedemann Friese

  Designer:  Friedemann Friese Publishers: Bezier Games, HUCH! & Friends, Others Players: 2 – 6 Ages: 10 + Time: 45 Minutes Times Played: > 5     Back in 2008, Friedemann Friese (504, Power Grid) released Fauna, an animal-themed trivia … Continue reading

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Pandemic Legacy: The Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup of Games

  [Editor’s note – if you have not yet played the game, you can still read this review in its entirety.  There are no game-related spoilers included in this review, so you can rest assured that your experience of the … Continue reading

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Review: Artifacts, Inc. by Ryan Laukat and Red Raven Games

Designer:  Ryan Laukat Publisher:  Red Raven Games, Iello Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  13 and Up Time:  60 Minutes Times Played:  > 5 I’m generally skeptical of the Kickstarter craze the hobby has experienced in recent years, but I’ve noticed … Continue reading

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Mary Dimercurio Prasad: Review of Star Realms

Star Realms Publisher: White Wizard Games Designers: Robert Dougherty, Darwin Kastle Players: 2 (There are multiplayer rules for 3 to 6 with more decks – haven’t tried.) Ages: 12+ Playing Time: 20min MSRP $14.99 Release: 2014 Reviewed by: Mary Dimercurio … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Review of Evolution (2nd Edition)

In Evolution, players shepherd their species through a progressively more competitive environment.  Get your species to live long and prosper, measured by one’s food intake over the course of the game, and you win the game.  Limited food, players creating … Continue reading

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Core Worlds: Revolution & Core Worlds: Galactic Orders (Expansions Review)

Designer: Andrew Parks (Galactic Orders), Andrew Parks & Sara Sterphone (Revolution) Publisher: Stronghold Games Players: 2-5 Time: 90 minutes (though I’d say it’s about 30 minutes per player) Ages: 10 (officially – though my 9 year old does just fine with it) Times … Continue reading

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iBoardgaming – Fall 2014

Welcome back to iBoardgaming, it’s been awhile. (Amazing what adding a third child into the family can do.) A good crop of games has arrived in the past few seasons and it’s more than time to give them a proper … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: GenCon 2014 Mega Rundown – Day Two

Bright and early Saturday morning I headed down for day two.  Armed with my inferior back-up camera, I had a series of appointments to attend.  Sadly, this reduced the overall games examined, but had the advantage of a deeper discussion … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Review of the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Primary Designer: Mike SelinkerPublisher: Paizo Publishing Ages: 13+ Players: 1-4 (5 w/ expansions) Time: 90 mins It’s almost been a full year since the highly popular launch of the Pathfinder Adventure Card … Continue reading

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