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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2019 (Part 2)

We’re well into our Essen Review weekend now, where there are no clocks in the room nor windows to the outside world, only windows into our souls. And our souls here are saying if you want to consistently play good … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots –2019 (Part 1)

This year [2018] I played 721 games in 311 titles, 187 of which were new to me (beating my previous record of 150). Slightly over 60%. The big hitters were:Lord of the Rings: The Card Game (55)Gloomhaven (35)Mystic Vale (33) … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots –2018 (Part 19)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots –2018 (Part 19) {Editor’s note – we are sticking with the new numbering system which we finally started to use in November – Next year, we’ll do it right and start with 2019, Part 1.} Now that I’ve finished managing my most recent election, it’s back to real life. Meaning games! These actually managed to get done in the odd spare times between bouts of democracy wielding, … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2018, Part 17

Oh yes, yes, yes, there’s been some quality goodness found over the last fortnight. Let’s jump straight in … [Editor’s note – due to scheduling issues on my part – we are changing the numbering system of these snapshots and … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – June 2017 (Part 1)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – June 2017 (Part 1) Similar to May, there are so many games I played for the first time in June that I’m going to split this month’s snapshots article into two parts so as to … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 2)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 2) So this is part 2 of May’s new game adventures. By: Patrick Brennan   In other gaming, The Downfall of Pompeii proved a hit with my teenage boys. I knew it … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 1)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 1) There are so many games I played for the first time in May (we really should have a non-innuendo hobby-specific term which covers this) that I thought I’d better split this … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Now I’m Done With Seafall …

Now I’m Done With Seafall … … I guess I can let loose on what I think about the game. Our party of 4 has finished the campaign, taking (the roughly expected) 14 games to do so. For fear of … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: My Best Of 2011

Before I start gabbing on about the year just been, I should explain how I can whip out my end-of-year numbers before end-of-year. My gaming year ends (and re-sets) on my mid-December birthday. I used to strive to hit 100 … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: My Awards For The 2010 Releases

Enough with the chit-chat, let’s cut to the chase. In consideration of the fifty six 2010 games I’ve played to date, the envelopes please … MOST TIME SPENT PLAYING Washington’s War – It has the same feel as its father, … Continue reading

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