Category Archives: Reviews

Dale Yu: Review of Fertility

Fertility Designer: Cyrille Leroy Publisher: Catch Up Games Players: 2-4 Ages: 10+ Time: 45-60 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Catch Up Games / Blackrock Distribution In Fertility, players are each a Nomarch (i.e. mayor) of an … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Fuji

Fuji Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Publisher: Feuerland Games Players: 2-4 Ages: 10+ Time: 30-45 minutes Times played: 5, with review copy provided by Feuerland Fuji is one of the new games from Wolfgang Warsch – you know the guy who was … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Res Arcana

Res Arcana Designer: Tom Lehmann Publisher: Sand Castle Games Players: 2-4 Age: 12+ Time: 20-30 minutes Times played: 11, with review copy provided by Asmodee NA Tom Lehmann has always been one of my favorite designers.  He is a joy … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf: Three Games – Three Games I Don’t Like

I have a lot of games. A lot of games that are on my shelves, or on my table being played, that I have told myself that I want to review at some point. For one reason or another, this … Continue reading

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Cabo (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designers: Mandy Henning, Melissa Limes Publisher: Bezier Games Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 45 Minutes Times Played: > 5 Cabo is a fast-playing card game designed by Mandy Henning and Melissa Limes.  A second version of … Continue reading

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10 Great Games by Reiner Knizia (Article by Chris Wray)

Reiner Knizia is one of the most prolific and accomplished game designers of the modern era.  Many of his designs have achieved commercial success and critical acclaim, and he has several titles that are doubtlessly modern classics. He’s also a … Continue reading

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Tery’s Unoriginally-Titled Gathering of Friends Report

This was my 21st Gathering of Friends, and somehow every year seems better than the last. My Gathering of Friends report is a little different than others I’ve seen, though.  My focus for the week is a little different in … Continue reading

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Games That Deserve a Reprint: #5 to #1

This is the fourth installment in our series called Games That Deserve a Reprint.  This article walks through #5 to #1.  These are the games with a high degree of consensus among us: in fact, it took at least 6 … Continue reading

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The Root to My Heart

As I drove away from the Gathering of Friends earlier this week, along quiet, winding stretches of rural route 219, it dawned on me that I was driving away from the heart of my gaming universe.  The Gathering is a … Continue reading

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Games That Deserve a Reprint: #10 to #6

This is the third installment in our series called Games That Deserve a Reprint.  This article walks through #10 to #6.  In short, this project aims to highlight 20 games that we think deserve a reprint.  To make the list, … Continue reading

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