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Gen Con 2019, Day 2: What’s Hot, and What I Played (Chris Wray)

Day two at Gen Con has always been, at least for me, considerably more relaxed than the first day.  I didn’t arrive until after the exhibit hall opened. I looked around, did some more shopping, had a few meetings, then … Continue reading

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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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Chris’s Trip to the Gathering of Friends: Saturday/Sunday

This year is the 30th Gathering of Friends, though it is only my third year attending.  The event, held annually in Niagara Falls, is an invitational convention hosted by Alan R. Moon.  Many attendees started arriving on Thursday/Friday, and it … 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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Codenames Duet (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designers:  Vlaada Chvátil, Scot Eaton Publisher:  Czech Games Edition Players:  2 (or more) Ages:  11 and Up Time:  15 Minutes Times Played:   > 9 Codenames Duet is the cooperative, two-player version of Vlaada Chvátil’s Codenames, winner of the 2016 Spiel … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: My Gen Con Most Anticipated List

I’ll arrive in Indianapolis later today, and I’m excited for Gen Con 2017 to get started.   This will be my third year at Gen Con, and thanks to Eric Martin’s amazing new BGG preview tool, I’m better prepared this … Continue reading

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