Author Archives: Tery Noseworthy

About Tery Noseworthy

Boardgamer. Baker. Writer. Disc Golfer. Celtics Fan.

Tall Tales: A Game of Competitive Storytelling

DESIGNER:Oliver Sabot and Adam Plunkett  PUBLISHER:  PLAYERS: 3-12 AGES: 8 and up TIME: 30 to 60 minutes I like to write. You may have assumed that, since I write for a boardgaming blog, of course, and I do write a … Continue reading

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Jewels of Porto Primo

DESIGNER: Alan Ernstein PUBLISHER: Hangman Games PLAYERS: 2-4 TIME: 45 minutes Some of you may be familiar with Hangman Games, who published ten or so games back between 1998 and 2008; titles like Tahuantinsuyu, Ars Mysteriorum and Dry Gulch.  They … Continue reading

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Dispatches From the Gathering – One Week Later

I recently returned from the Gathering of Friends, an annual invite-only convention organized by game designer Alan Moon; many of you probably read some of Dale’s posts from early in the week. It is my favorite event of the year. … Continue reading

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BOONLAKE

DESIGNER: Alexander Pfister PUBLISHER: Capstone Games PLAYERS: 1 – 4 players AGES: 14+ TIME: 80 – 160 minutes TIMES PLAYED: 4, with a copy I purchased When new games come out, I generally do not decide to buy them immediately … Continue reading

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ARK NOVA

DESIGNER: Matthias Wigge PUBLISHER: Feuerland PLAYERS: 1 -4 AGES: 14 and up TIME: 90 – 150 minutes TIMES PLAYED: 4 It’s been fun playing some older games and some games that have been sitting on our shelves unplayed for far … Continue reading

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Back to the Game Table -Gathering of Friends

I recently attended the Gathering of Friends, an invitation-only convention that is usually held in April but thanks to the pandemic made an August appearance after two cancelled April events. I didn’t make the decision to attend lightly. At first … Continue reading

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