Category Archives: Reviews

Illusion (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Publisher: Pandasaurus (U.S. Release), NSV (Germany) Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 15 Minutes Times Played: > 10 Illusion is a card game in which players attempt to order cards by the percentage of … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Thunderstone Quest

In the first wave of deckbuilders, Thunderstone added on a fantasy/dungeon crawl theme to the mix.  About three years (and five expansions) later, a revamped (but backward compatible) Thunderstone Advance appeared.    About six more expansions, and as many years, went … Continue reading

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DROP IT

  DESIGNER: Bernhard Lach and Uwe Rapp PUBLISHER:  Kosmos # OF PLAYERS: 2 – 4 AGES: 8 and up TIME:30 minutes TIMES PLAYED: 6, with a copy I purchased I am horrible at dexterity games. My hands aren’t steady, I … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: GenCon 2018 (Cabinet of Curiosities)

I was recently overseas checking out some royal digs.  I found it interesting that people were in the habit of collecting various knickknacks of interest and putting them in a private collection to show off to the “in” crowd.  DaVinci … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: GenCon 2018 (Digital)

Back in the day, videogame companies were rampant at GenCon’s dealer hall.  MMOs were gearing up (I still use my “Champions” backpack I got one year), and many of the big videogame names were there.  Several companies had their games … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: GenCon 2018 (R to Z)

If you’re back for more, there’s more.  We finish up our three day tour (not a three hour one or we’d all be lost) of boardgame publishers….

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Matt Carlson: GenCon 2018 (G to P)

Post two of three of my main GenCon boardgame coverage.  Today’s post includes mention of at least twelve different expansions and fourteen uses of the word “epic” (yes, including that one and the ones in photos) Share and enjoy…

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Matt Carlson: GenCon 2018 (A to F)

The jury is out among my acquaintances whether the RPGs (role playing games) or TCGs (trading card games) are waxing or waning at GenCon.  However, it seems to me that the boardgame contingent of GenCon continues to increase. I was … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: GenCon 2018 – RPGs

GenCon started out in the infancy of RPGs (role playing games) and has traditionally been THE place to buy, play, and learn about them ever since.  Here’s what the “big names” are doing as well as some smaller titles and … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2018, Day 3: Mini Reviews from Afar (Chris Wray)

I only went to Gen Con for two days this year, instead opting to head home and host two game days so my friends and family could play what I bought.  Rather than discussing the convention, this post primarily consists … Continue reading

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