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Terraforming Mars (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designers:  Jacob Fryxelius Publisher:  Stronghold Games Artists:  Daniel Fryxelius, Isaac Fryxelius Players:  1 – 5 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  90 – 120 Minutes Times Played: 4 Terraforming Mars is one of the hottest games of 2016.  The game sold … Continue reading

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Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designers:  Chuck D. Yager, Based on Pandemic by Matt Leacock Publisher:  Z-Man Games Artists:  Chris Quilliams, Atha Kanaani, Philippe Guérin Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  14 and Up Time:  About 40 Minutes Times Played: 4 I first played Pandemic: Reign … Continue reading

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Ticket to Ride Rails & Sails (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Alan R. Moon Publisher:  Days of Wonder Players:  2 – 5 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  90 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 Alan Moon’s Ticket to Ride is among my all-time favorite games, so I was looking forward to … Continue reading

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Hit Z Road (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Martin Wallace Publisher:  Space Cowboys Players:  1 – 4 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  30 to 60 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 Hit Z Road is a Zombie-themed horror board game about a road trip from Chicago to Los … Continue reading

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Vikings on Board (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designers:  Charles Chevallier, Catherine Dumas, Pascal Pelemans Publisher:  Blue Orange Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  30 to 60 Minutes Times Played:   4 Vikings on Board is a family-friendly strategy game that was released at Gen Con … Continue reading

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Citrus (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Jeffrey D. Allers Publisher:  dlp games; TMG Players:  2 – 5 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  60 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 Note: The game’s designer, Jeff Allers, is a contributor to this site, but he did not participate … Continue reading

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The Last Friday (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Antonio Ferrara, Sebastiano Fiorillo Publisher:  Ares Games Players:  2 – 6 (Best with 6) Ages:  14 and Up Time:  30-120 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 The Last Friday (which I’m going to call “Last Friday”) is a hidden movement, … Continue reading

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GenCon 2016 Mega Rundown – A to G

Welcome back to the 2016 Mega Rundown.  Today we start into the gamer games in earnest, hitting them up alphabetically by publisher.  Sit back and let the photos wash over you to see what games caught my fancy.

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Gen Con Day Four: Concluding Thoughts

Gen Con Day Four: Concluding Thoughts With Gen Con 2016 now behind us, I wanted to offer my concluding thoughts on the convention, put together my anecdotal list of the top 20 hottest games, and offer thoughts on a few … Continue reading

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Gen Con Day Three: What’s Hot, and What I Played

Saturday seemed to be the most crowded day yet, which is normal, but I was still able to get in plays of some solid games.  Below are updates on what’s hot, what’s sold out, and a couple of fun pictures … Continue reading

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