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100 Games for the Aspiring Board Game Cafe (Part IV: #26 to #1)

Today’s article is the conclusion of our 100 Games for the Aspiring Board Game Cafe series. For the uninitiated, a board game cafe usually serves food and drink, with some being more like coffee shops and others more like bars. … Continue reading

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100 Games for the Aspiring Board Game Cafe (Part III: #50 to #26)

Today’s article is the second part of our 100 Games for the Aspiring Board Game Cafe series, which we started on Monday.  For the uninitiated, a board game cafe usually serves food and drink, with some being more like coffee … Continue reading

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100 Games for the Aspiring Board Game Cafe (Part II: #75 to #51)

Today’s article is the second part of our 100 Games for the Aspiring Board Game Cafe series, which we started yesterday.  For the uninitiated, a board game cafe usually serves food and drink, with some being more like coffee shops … Continue reading

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100 Games for the Aspiring Board Game Cafe (Part I: #100 to #76)

Gaming cafes are becoming more common. I’m from Kansas City, and a few years ago, our region’s first one (Pawn and Pint) opened. A few others have followed, with varying degrees of amenities. I had no experience with game cafes … Continue reading

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The Opinionated Gamers (Try To) Predict the Spiel Des Jahres and Kennerspiel Des Jahres – 2022 Edition Final Guesses

For the past few years, our group of gamers has taken their best guess at trying to read the minds of the Spiel des Jahres jury members.  The nominations for the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres were announced … Continue reading

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10 Great Games from the Past 2 Years (Article by Chris Wray)

Gaming largely went on a “pause” for the past two years. There were fewer releases of new games. Conventions were less well-attended — or canceled. Game groups temporarily disbanded.  But as the hobby continues its effort to reconnect, we here … Continue reading

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