Author Archives: Tery Noseworthy

About Tery Noseworthy

Boardgamer. Baker. Writer. Celtics Fan. Red Sox Fan.

NOVA LUNA

Designer: Uwe Rosenberg and Corné Van Morsel Publisher: Edition Spielwiese, Pegasus Spiele, SD Games Players: 1-4 Time: 30 – 60 minutes Age: 8 and up TImes played: 4, with a copy I purchased Overall, I am a big Uwe Rosenberg … Continue reading

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OPINIONATED DRINKERS – 3 GAMES AND 3 BEERS

Welcome to the 2nd edition of Opinionated Drinkers. Now that fall is here it’s time to break out some darker, warming beers like stouts and porters. It’s also the perfect time to stay inside and play a game or three, … Continue reading

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A Long Weekend of Gaming at Lobster Trap

Ahhhh, fall – what a great season. The air is cool and crisp, the leaves are turning beautiful colors, and a whole crop of new games is arriving from Essen..  It’s also the season of one of my favorite game … Continue reading

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HOMESTEADERS – 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION AND NEW BEGINNINGS EXPANSION

DESIGNER: Alex Rockwell (base game) and Sean McCarthy (expansion) PUBLISHER: Tasty Minstrel Games PLAYERS: 2 -5 AGES: 14 and up TIME: 60 to 90 minutes TIMES PLAYED: Many, many playings of the original, 3 of the expansion, 2 with the … Continue reading

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8 Bit Attack

  DESIGNER: Lincoln Petersen PUBLISHER: Petersen Games PLAYERS: 2-5 AGES: 10 and up TIME: 20- 60 minutes TIMES PLAYED: 2, with a review copy I received at no cost I thought I hated cooperative games after the first few times … Continue reading

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MEN AT WORK

DESIGNER: Rita Modi PUBLISHER: Pretzel Games PLAYERS: 2-5 AGES: 8 and up TIME: 30-45 minutes TIMES PLAYED: 5, with a copy I purchased Men at Work is a well-known Australian band from the 1980’s. Despite not being around for long, … Continue reading

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Opinionated Gamers Have Other Hobbies Too, You Know

One of the best things about having a spouse who is also a board gamer is that I don’t have to wait for official organized game days to play games. Anytime we are free on a weekend it’s quite likely … Continue reading

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Yet Another Boardgaming Vacation

Here’s a typical conversation around my office when I say I’m going on vacation. “Is this one a real vacation? I mean, you’re not going to another board gaming thing are you? Ha ha!” “Er, well, I am going to … Continue reading

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A FEAST FOR ODIN: THE NORWEGIANS

Designer: Gernot Kopke & Uwe Rosenberg Publisher: Feuerland/Z-Man Games Players: 1 -4 Ages: 14+ Time: 30 minutes per player Times played: 3, with a copy I purchased I wasn’t an Opinionated Gamer when A Feast for Odin was first released … Continue reading

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ALTIPLANO: THE TRAVELER

Designer: Louis Malz, Stefan Malz, Reiner Stockhausen Publisher: DLP Games Players: 2-5 Ages: 12+ Time: 60–120 minutes Times played: 3, with a copy I purchased I picked up Altiplano at Essen 2017 and it was one of the first games … Continue reading

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