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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2018 (Part 16)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2018 (Part 16) (Let’s move to a new naming convention for this ongoing series so we can move articles around the calendar without hassling about title changes. World-changing, I know.) We happened to pull out … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – September 2018 (Part 1)

This month has featured a bunch of play-testing on a trick-taking game I’ve designed. It feels close now and I’m really happy with it. It’s certainly feels publishable, and I’ll probably start bandying it around after blind-playtesting is done. It … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – August 2018 (Part 2)

  Gloomhaven continues to rule the roost (we’ve just hit prosperity level 4), but Spirit Island is giving it a run for its money, racking up 11 plays in just a few months with no sign of interest abating in … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – August 2018 (Part 1)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – August 2018 (Part 1) Gloomhaven and Pandemic Legacy Season 2 continue apace, unfazed by any competition that new games might throw up. Spirit Island continues to hit the table – I’ve played all bar one … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – July 2017

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – July 2017 Our sojourn into the Pathfinders: Wrath of the Righteous campaign is facing imminent abandonment. In the same way that each turn feels the same as the previous turn (flip a card and roll … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – June 2017 (Part 2)

By Patrick Brennan… And here be the remaining games I played for the first time in June.   I’ve also been thinking of adding a spotlight game each article, something I’ve played a lot of over the years and have … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – June 2017 (Part 1)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – June 2017 (Part 1) Similar to May, there are so many games I played for the first time in June that I’m going to split this month’s snapshots article into two parts so as to … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 2)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 2) So this is part 2 of May’s new game adventures. By: Patrick Brennan   In other gaming, The Downfall of Pompeii proved a hit with my teenage boys. I knew it … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 1)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 1) There are so many games I played for the first time in May (we really should have a non-innuendo hobby-specific term which covers this) that I thought I’d better split this … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – April 2017

  Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – April 2017 A few years back I used to do a monthly column (on the old BoardgameNews.com site) that compiled my thoughts on each of the games I’d played for the first time that … Continue reading

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