Author Archives: Chris Wray

Feed the Kraken (Game Preview by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Maikel Cheney, Dr. Hans Höh, Tobias Immich Publisher:  Funtails Artists: Hendrik Noack, James Churchill Players:  5-11 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  45-90 Minutes Feed the Kraken is a big box social deduction game that is launching on Kickstarter tomorrow.  … Continue reading

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Whistle Mountain (Game Preview by Chris Wray)

 Designer:  Scott Caputo & Luke Laurie Publisher:  Bezier Games Artists:  Mila Harbar & Taylor Bogle Players:  1 – 6 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  60-90 Minutes Whistle Mountain is a worker placement game designed by Scott Caputo and Luke Laurie.  … Continue reading

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Feierabend (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Friedemann Friese Publisher:  2F-Spiele Artists:  Lars-Arne “Maura” Kalusky Players:  1 – 6 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  45 – 75 Minutes Times Played: 3 (On Review Copy from Publisher) Friedemann Friese’s Feierabend, also known as Finishing Time, is an … Continue reading

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Everdell Week: Series Conclusion

Just as seasons change, so do the games that are fashionable.  Everdell is, at least to this amateur game historian, a tidy encapsulation of the current moment in gaming. We’re in the era where gamers demand more.  They want great … Continue reading

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Everdell Bellfaire (Expansion Review by Chris Wray)

Author’s Note: I’m breaking with our traditional review format today, so this will be a review that integrates the gameplay description with my thoughts on the expansion.  Also, for the uninitiated, today is the fourth day of Everdell Week, a … Continue reading

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Everdell Spirecrest (Expansion Review by Chris Wray)

Author’s Note: I’m breaking with our traditional review format today, so this will be a review that integrates the gameplay description with my thoughts on the expansion.  Also, for the uninitiated, today is the third day of Everdell Week, a … Continue reading

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