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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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Chris Wray: What I Enjoyed Playing in August 2018

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

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Terraforming Mars: Prelude (Expansion Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Jacob Fryxelius Publisher:  Stronghold Games Artists:  Isaac Fryxelius Players:  1 – 5 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  90 – 120 Minutes Times Played: > 5 (On Review Copy from the Publisher) Terraforming Mars is one of the hobby’s biggest … Continue reading

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Nimble (Game Review by Chris Wray)

  Designer: Peter Jürgensen Publisher: Stronghold Games; Edition Spielwiese Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 6 and Up Time: 1 – 5 Minutes Times Played: > 5 (On Review Copy from Publisher) Nimble is a fast-paced reaction game in which players … Continue reading

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Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 (Game Review by Chris Wray) (Spoiler Free)

Designer: Rob Daviau, Matt Leacock Publisher: Z-Man (U.S.) Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 14 and Up Time: 60 Minutes Per Game, Campaign Takes 12-24 Games Times Played: 20 (Full Campaign) Pandemic Legacy first took the boardgame world by storm back … Continue reading

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Illusion (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Publisher: Pandasaurus (U.S. Release), NSV (Germany) Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 15 Minutes Times Played: > 10 Illusion is a card game in which players attempt to order cards by the percentage of … Continue reading

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