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Brandon Kempf – The Top 10 games (at least according to BGG) That I Have Not Played

As board gamers, we seem to put a lot of stock in the Top 100 games as “voted” on by BoardGameGeek users and the arguments constantly thrown around by the pundits. We even discuss them quite often here on the … Continue reading

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Go All Out! 7 Games I’d Love to See Deluxified

On Tuesday, I published a list of 7 great games that I think could use a facelift.  Today is a sort of companion list: here, I’m mentioning 7 games that I think could use the luxury treatment.  Basically, what are … Continue reading

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10 Great Animal Games (Article by Chris Wray)

I’m from a family of people who love nature.  Since theme can draw non-gamers into games, I tend to buy a lot of games featuring animals.  I know it isn’t the most popular theme, but it is one with broad … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: What I Enjoyed Playing in May 2020

This is the May entry for my series where I post five games I enjoyed playing in the past month for which I didn’t have time to do full reviews.  As always, I limit it to five titles, of which … Continue reading

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10 Great Worker Placement Games (Article by Chris Wray)

Worker placement games have a prominent place in the gaming hobby, but the mechanic is only about 15 years old.  Caylus, designed by William Attia of France and released at Spiel 2005, is commonly referred to as the first “worker … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf – Surviving the Purge 1

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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Chris Wray: My Essen 2019 Most Anticipated List

Spiel (Essen) 2019 is at the end of next week, and I’ve been reading rulebooks and combing through Eric Martin’s oh-so-amazing Spiel ’19 Preview Tool on BGG. As in past years, I’ll be doing coverage from the fair for The … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf: Sturgeoning My Board Game Collection

So, if we go by Sturgeon’s Law that 90% of everything is crap, what are the 10% in your game collection that you think aren’t crap? Yes, I realize that this is a bad usage of Sturgeon’s Law. In truth, … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: Quick Thoughts on 10 More Essen Games

I’ll begin churning out reviews soon, but I’ve enjoyed playing more than 50 Spiel ’17 titles since the end of October.  I wrote a list a few weeks ago with quick thoughts on 10 Essen games, and this is a … Continue reading

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