Category Archives: Reviews

Dale Yu: Time Stories: Revolution (the blue cycle) – TIME Stories Revolution: The Hadal Project and TIME Stories Revolution: Experience

TIME Stories Revolution: The Hadal Project Designers: Kevin Delp, Melissa Delp, Manuel Rozoy Publisher: Space Cowboys Players: 2-4 Age: 10+ Time: 60-180 minutes on box; our game took about 180 minutes Times played: 1, with review copy provided by Asmodee … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf – Surviving the Purge 6

Over the next few months, instead of going with my Three Games articles, I am going to take a look at my collection and try to discuss why certain titles survived the great purge of 2019. During this process I … Continue reading

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Surviving the Purge: Downforce (Game Review from Brandon Kempf)

Designers: Wolfgang Kramer, Rob Daviau & Justin D. Jacobson Artists: Tavis Coburn & Michael Crampton Publisher: Restoration Games Players: 2-6 Playing Time: 30 Minutes Times Played: 11 What do you get when you combine an auction, racing and gambling? Well … Continue reading

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Unheralded Games of the Past Decade: 2018 & 2019

The conclusion of our Unheralded Games of the 2010’s series of articles. Continue reading

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Robin of Locksley

DESIGNER: Uwe Rosenberg PUBLISHER: Wyrmwood/Rio Grande Games NUMBER OF PLAYERS: 2 AGES: 14 + TIMES PLAYED: 3, with a copy I purchased I am a fan of Uwe Rosenberg games, so when a new one comes out, it is pretty … Continue reading

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Best New (To Me!) Games of 2019

For the last decade or so, I’ve intermittently published my Best New (to me!) Games list each year… and, when I missed a year or two, added the missing lists to the most recent post. Best New (to me!) Games … Continue reading

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Mandala (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designers: Trevor Benjamin & Brett J. Gilbert Artist: Klemens Franz Publisher: Lookout Games Players: 2 players Time: 30 Minutes Game Mechanisms: Hand Management Times Played: 7 Two-player games are an important market in the board game industry. Seemingly, no company … Continue reading

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ORLEANS STORIES

DESIGNER: Reiner Stockhausen PUBLISHER: dlp games, TMG PLAYERS: 2-4 AGES: 12 and up TIME: 60 -180 minutes, depending on the scenario TIMES PLAYED: 2, once through each scenario, with a copy I purchased (note: This review is spoiler-free; I am … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan & Dale Yu: Review of Rush M.D.

Rush M.D. Designers: Anthony Howgego, Konstantinos Kokkinis, Dávid Turczi Publisher: Artipia Games Players: 1-4 Age: 14+ Time: 30-45 minutes Times played: 1 (Patrick), 3 (Dale, with review copy provided by Artipia) [Patrick] Rush M.D. is a real-time co-op with physical … Continue reading

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Unheralded Games of the Past Decade: 2012 & 2013

It’s that time of year again, when we take a look back and do lots of Top game lists, but this year’s end is a bit special, it’s the end of the decade. A decade that started with 7 Wonders, … Continue reading

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