Author Archives: Tery Noseworthy

About Tery Noseworthy

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

¡Adiós Calavera!

    DESIGNER: Martin Schlegel PUBLISHER:  Mücke Spiele # OF PLAYERS: 2 AGES: 8 and up TIME:30 minutes TIMES PLAYED: 3, with a copy I purchased                                                         Much of my regular gaming is two player; my usual game group members … Continue reading

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ARKHAM NOIR CASE FILE #1: The Witch Cult Murders

    DESIGNER: Yves Tourigny PUBLISHER:  Ludonova # OF PLAYERS: 1 AGES: 12 and up TIME:30 minutes TIMES PLAYED: 5, with a copy I purchased As a child I often would set up games like Monopoly and Life and play … Continue reading

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ALTIPLANO

Designer: Reiner Stockhausen Publisher: dlp games Players: 2-5 Ages: 12+ Time: 60-120 minutes Times played: 3, with a copy I purchased If there was an award for cutest start player marker, Altiplano would definitely be in the running, But is … Continue reading

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AGRA

Designer: Mike Keller Publisher: Quined Games Players: 2-4 Age: 12+ Time: 30 minutes per player Times played: 3, with copy I purchased   INTRODUCTION Agra is a worker placement, pick up deliver game and area control. Your goal is to … Continue reading

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HEAVEN & ALE

Designers: Michael Kiesling and Andreas Schmidt Publisher: Eggertspiele Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 12+ Time: 60-90 minutes Times played: 4, with purchased copies Aside from being a board gamer I am also a craft beer fan. I generally do not … Continue reading

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Tery Noseworthy: Review of Nusfjord

DESIGNER: Uwe Rosenberg PUBLISHER: Lookout/Mayfair PLAYERS: 1 -5 AGES: 12 and up TIME: 20 minutes per player TIMES PLAYED: 3   Nusfjord was one of the games I was most looking forward to from Essen. I am generally a fan … Continue reading

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Tery Noseworthy: Stop Thief! – Game Review

  Designer:  Rob Daviau, Robert Doyle, Justin D. Jacobson Publisher:  Restoration Games (originally Parker Brothers) Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  14 and Up (according to box; website says 8 and up, which is more accurate) Time:  30 – 45 Minutes Times Played: 2 with … Continue reading

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Tery Noseworthy: Pyramid Poker

PYRAMID POKER   Designers:  Aaron Weissblum and Norman Woods Publisher: R&R Games Players: 2 Time: 15 minutes Ages:  12 and up Times Played: 3, with a copy provided by one of the designers While I love most card games, Poker … Continue reading

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Tery’s Experience at the Gathering (through Wednesday evening,anyway)

I arrived at the Gathering late Friday afternoon. Often, as Chris and Dale have already noted, time at the Gathering is spent playing upcoming releases and prototypes, but I have done very little of that this year; my focus has … Continue reading

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The Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game

Designer: Eric B, Vogel Artists: Fred Hicks, Chris McGrath, Tyler Walpole Publisher: Evil Hat Productions Players: 1-5 Ages: 13+ Time: 30 minutes Times played: 5, with copy and expansions purchased on Kickstarter I usually avoid any game based on a movie … Continue reading

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