Author Archives: Chris Wray

Chris’s Trip to the Gathering of Friends: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday

This is my second post documenting my trip to the Gathering of Friends.  Today I wanted to highlight two games that have stood out: Ultimate Werewolf Legacy and Rise of Queensdale.  I’ve played an entire chapter of the former (3 … Continue reading

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Chris’s Trip to the Gathering of Friends: Saturday/Sunday

This is my second year at the Gathering of Friends, and I figured I’d do quick reviews of games I played, plus write a bit about the experience.  I’ve played a number of new games over the past couple of … Continue reading

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April Fool’s Day Gaming News (Chris Wray)

  In honor of April Fool’s Day, here are a few highlights of gaming news.  All of this is meant in jest and good fun! Chris Wray

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Chris Wray: What I Enjoyed Playing in March 2018

This is the March 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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Age of Steam Con Wrap-up & My Five Favorite AoS Maps (Chris Wray)

This weekend, enthusiasts from eight different states gathered in the Kansas City area for the inaugural Age of Steam Con.  The event started on Friday morning and ended yesterday, with several games starting at 9:00am, 1:00pm, 5:00pm, and 9:00pm each … Continue reading

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The Mind (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Publisher: NSV Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 20 Minutes Times Played: > 5 The Mind is a newly-released cooperative card game from publisher Nurnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag (NSV) and designer Wolfgang Warsch.  The Mind sold out … Continue reading

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Werewords Deluxe Edition (Kickstarter Preview by Chris Wray)

Designer: Ted Alspach Publisher: Bezier Games Artwork: Roland MacDonald Players: 2 – 20 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 10 Minutes Times Played: > 20 (On a Preview Copy in Advance of Kickstarter Campaign) Werewords is in my top 20 games … Continue reading

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10 Trick Taking Games I’d Love to See Reprinted (Commentary by Chris Wray)

I love trick taking games; it is probably my favorite game genre.  But finding old ones can be tricky (no pun intended): this is a genre of games that tends to be printed in small print runs, and several excellent … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: What I Enjoyed Playing in February 2018

Last month, I started a new series on my BGG blog where I post five games I enjoyed playing in past month. This new series come towards the end of the month or the start of the next month, and … Continue reading

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Werebeasts (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Jeremie Kletzkine Publisher: Bezier Games Artwork: Victor Perez Corbella Players: 5 – 10 Ages: 14 and Up Time: 20 Minutes Times Played: > 12 (On the Kickstarter Deluxe Edition) As regular readers know, I’m a huge fan of social … Continue reading

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