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Chris Wray: My Gen Con Most Anticipated List (2019)

We’re less than two weeks away, and I’m excited for Gen Con 2019. This will be my fifth year at the event, and my now-annual tradition of scrolling through Eric Martin’s amazing BGG preview tool is complete.  As I say … Continue reading

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Games That Deserve a Reprint: Wrap-up

This is the final installment in our series called Games That Deserve a Reprint.  In the first four article this week, we walked through 20 games that we think deserve a reprint.  Here are the links: #20 to #16 #15 … 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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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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Games That Deserve a Reprint: #15 to #11

This is the second installment in our series called Games That Deserve a Reprint.  This article walks through #15 to #11.  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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Games That Deserve a Reprint: #20 to #16

Games go in and out of print.  In today’s marketplace, where thousands of titles are released each year, most releases get one printing, then they’re done.  Of course, many of us are also constantly clearing shelf space, so the secondary … Continue reading

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Gunkimono (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Jeffrey D. Allers Publisher: Renegade Game Studios Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 45-60 Minutes Times Played: > 4 (with additional plays on Heartland) Gunkimono is a tile placement game in which players take on the … Continue reading

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Paper Tales (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Masato Uesugi Publisher: Stronghold Games Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 30 Minutes Times Played: > 5 (On Review Copy from Publisher) Paper Tales is a card game in which players draft units to bring glory … Continue reading

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Lost Cities: Rivals (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Reiner Knizia Publisher: Kosmos Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 40 Minutes Times Played: > 5 Lost Cities: Rivals is the latest game in the award-winning Lost Cities/Keltis line of games.  Released earlier this month at … Continue reading

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Ultimate Werewolf Legacy (Game Review by Chris Wray) (Spoiler Free)

Designers: Ted Alspach, Rob Daviau Artist: Stephanie Gustafsson Publisher: Bezier Games Players: 9 – 16 Ages: 14 and Up Time: 60 Minutes Per Game, Each Chapter is 3 Games, There Are 5 Chapters Times Played: > 10 (With Several Additional … Continue reading

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