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Draconis Invasion (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Jeff Lai Publisher:  KEJI Inc. Players:  1 – 6 Ages:  14 and Up Time:  30-90 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 (On Review Copy from Publisher) I’m a big fan of deck building games, and between Clank, El Dorado, and … Continue reading

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Play These Games First: Other Recommendations

What games would we recommend that aspiring (but wholly inexperienced) gamers play first?  This is the final article in a three part series, and today we discuss our other recommendations that didn’t make the top 10. We ran through details … Continue reading

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Play These Games First: An Introduction to Gaming (Games #5 – #1)

What games would we recommend that aspiring (but wholly inexperienced) gamers play first?  This is the second article in a three part series, and today we discuss the top five most recommended games. We ran through details of the project … Continue reading

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Play These Games First: An Introduction to Gaming (Games #10 – #6)

A few weeks ago, a former coworker with little gaming experience asked me for a list of recommended board games.  He loved the classics as a child, and he had tried a couple of modern titles, but he wanted to … Continue reading

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LYNGK (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Kris Burm Publisher:  Huch! & Friends; Rio Grande Players:  2 Ages:  13 and Up Time:  30-60 Minutes Times Played:  > 5 LYNGK is the seventh (arguably eighth) game in the GIPF Project, an award-winning series of abstract games by … Continue reading

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Werewords (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Ted Alspach Publisher: Bezier Games Players: 4 – 10 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 10 Minutes Times Played: 4 Werewords is coming this summer from Bezier Games, and it is available for preorder on their site.  I’m a huge … Continue reading

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Clank!: A Deck-Building Adventure (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Paul Dennen Publisher: Renegade Game Studios Players: 1 – 4 Ages: 12 and Up Time: 30-60 Minutes Times Played: 5 Clank!: A Deck-Building Adventure has been one of the hottest games of the past few months.  Not only has … Continue reading

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Century: Spice Road (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Emerson Matsuuchi Publisher: Plan B Games Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 30-45 Minutes Times Played: > 14 Century: Spice Road — a game designed by Emerson Matsuuchi and published by Plan B Games — will … Continue reading

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Veggie Garden (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Kelly North Adams Publisher: Quick Simple Fun Games Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 14 and Up Time: 30 Minutes Times Played: 5 (On Review Copy from the Publisher) Quick Simple Fun Games is a relatively new publisher, and a … Continue reading

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Kingdomino (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Bruno Cathala Publisher: Blue Orange Games, Pegasus Spiele, Others Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 15-20 Minutes Times Played: > 10 I love family-weight strategy games, but so far, there haven’t been many that have stood … Continue reading

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