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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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Game Review: Völuspá + Order of the Gods (expansion)

Völuspá /Order of the Gods Designer: Scott Caputo Publisher: Stronghold Games Players: 2-5 Ages: 10+ Time: 45 minutes Times played: 6 plays (1 of Kachina, 2 of Völuspá, 3 with the Order of the Gods expansion) Review copies provided by … Continue reading

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Game Review: Rogue Agent

Rogue Agent Designer: David Ausloos Publisher: Stronghold Games Players: 2-4 (Agent Mode), 3-4 (Android Mode) Ages: 11+ Time: 90 minutes Times played: 5 plays (2 Agent Mode, 3 Android Mode) Review copy provided by Stronghold Games Dystopian visions of the … Continue reading

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Mary Dimercurio Prasad: Review of Chimera

Chimera Publisher: Z-Man Games/Filosofia Editions Designers: Ralph Anderson Artists: Philippe Guérin, Chris Quilliams Players: 3 Ages: 14+ Playing Time: 45min Languages: English/French MSRP $19.99 Release: Q3 2014 Reviewed by: Mary Dimercurio Prasad Game Played: Prototype Copy Number of Plays: 3 … Continue reading

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Mary Dimercurio Prasad: Review of Prosperity

Prosperity Publisher: Asmodee/Ystari Games Designers: Sebastian Bleasdale, Reiner Knizia Artists: Arnaud Demaegd, Neriac Players: 2-4 Ages: 13+ Playing Time: 60min Languages: English MSRP $49.99 Reviewed by: Mary Dimercurio Prasad Game Played: Review Copy Number of Plays: 1 x 4 player, … Continue reading

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Mary Dimercurio Prasad: Review of Buccaneer Bones

Buccaneer Bones Publisher: Wattsalpoag Designer: Kris Gould Players: 1-4 Ages: 8+ Playing Time: 15min Languages: English, French, German, Spanish MSRP $9.95 Reviewed by: Mary Dimercurio Prasad Game Played: Review Copy Number of Plays: 3 x 2 player, 2 x 1 … Continue reading

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