Author Archives: Chris Wray

Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 (Game Review by Chris Wray) (Spoiler Free)

Designer: Rob Daviau, Matt Leacock Publisher: Z-Man (U.S.) Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 14 and Up Time: 60 Minutes Per Game, Campaign Takes 12-24 Games Times Played: 20 (Full Campaign) Pandemic Legacy first took the boardgame world by storm back … Continue reading

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Illusion (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Publisher: Pandasaurus (U.S. Release), NSV (Germany) Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 15 Minutes Times Played: > 10 Illusion is a card game in which players attempt to order cards by the percentage of … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2018, Day 4: A Quick Wrap Up (Chris Wray)

As I mentioned yesterday, I only went to Gen Con for two days this year, instead opting to head home and host two game days so my friends and family could play what I bought.  As of this afternoon, I’ve … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2018, Day 3: Mini Reviews from Afar (Chris Wray)

I only went to Gen Con for two days this year, instead opting to head home and host two game days so my friends and family could play what I bought.  Rather than discussing the convention, this post primarily consists … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2018, Day 2: What’s Hot, and What I Played (Chris Wray)

Day two at Gen Con has always been, at least for me, considerably more relaxed than the first day.  I headed for the CMON booth early and grabbed Gizmos (for a buddy) and Railroad Ink, then did a final scan … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2018, Day 1: What’s Hot, and What I Played (Chris Wray)

The first day of Gen Con 2018 is a wrap, and what a day it was.  This year’s event marks the 51st anniversary of the convention, and though that distinction doesn’t have the shine of last year’s golden 50th, Gen … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2018: Day 0 (Chris Wray)

I’m at Gen Con from Wednesday to Friday this year, so I’m packing a lot into a short schedule.  I’ll be doing nightly blogging featuring reviews of games that I enjoy, plus my normal routine of discussing what was hot at … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: What I Enjoyed Playing in July 2018

This is the July entry for my series where I post five games I enjoyed playing in past month that I didn’t have time to do full reviews of.  As always, I limit it to five titles, of which there’s … Continue reading

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The Opinionated Gamers (Try To) Predict the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres – Final Guesses of 2018 Edition

    For the past few years, our group of gamers has taken their best guess at trying to read the minds of the Spiel des Jahres jury members.  The nominations for the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: My Gen Con Most Anticipated List (2018)

We’re less than two weeks away, and I’m excited for Gen Con 2018 to get started.   This will be my fourth year at Gen Con, and thanks to Eric Martin’s amazing BGG preview tool, I’m well prepared this year. … Continue reading

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