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Hot Games Haiku With Answers

Opinionated Gamers have opinions about the best games of 2020 that they have played so far.  In addition, they have opinions about poetry, in particular, haiku. We bring you some of our favorite games of 2020 & 2021 in haiku … Continue reading

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Best Games of the Past 18 Months . . . as Haiku

Opinionated Gamers have chosen some of their favorite recent games. As we all know, readers often skim the article to get to the ‘answer key’. To offer a bit more than a list, we have written haiku for each game. … Continue reading

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A Review of Faza

Faza Designed by Benjamin Farahmand Illustrated by: Scott Chantler Published by TheFAZA.com Impressions (after 5 plays) by Jonathan Franklin As I was about to write a review of Faza, I saw a question posed on BGG, “If I like the … Continue reading

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A First Look at Faza

by Jonathan F. Faza Designer: Benjamin Farahmand 1 – 4 players (solo involves playing two characters) Playtime: 45 minutes (too much unpredictability for AP) (listed playing time 90-120 min) Faza means space in Farsi and is a co-op alien attack … Continue reading

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Playable Spiel 2020 Games Online

Game Name Link 2491 Planetship https://tabletopia.com/games/2491planetship 7 Wonders Duel: Agora https://boardgamearena.com/gamepanel?game=sevenwondersduel Anno 1800 https://tabletopia.com/games/anno-1800 Anno 1800 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=2271662349 Anno 1800 (maybe better) https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=2261547543 Arkwright: the Card Game https://tabletopia.com/games/arkwright-the-card-game-kickstarter Bonfire https://tabletopia.com/games/bonfirepeg Boomerang: Australia https://boardgamearena.com/gamepanel?game=boomerangaustralia Butterfly https://boardgamearena.com/gamepanel?game=butterfly Captain’s Log: Crisis Detected https://tabletopia.com/games/captain-s-log-crisis-detected Caretos … Continue reading

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Review of Roll for the Galaxy – Rivalry Expansion

Jonathan Franklin: Review of Roll for the Galaxy: Rivalry Roll for the Galaxy: Rivalry [expansion] Designer: Wei-Hwa Huang & Tom Lehmann Publisher: Rio Grande Games Players: 2-5 Ages: 14+ Time: 45 minutes Times played: 9+, with review copy provided by … Continue reading

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