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“Transform & Roll Out!” – First Impressions of the Transformers Deck-Building Game

Sadly, I was past the age of childish enjoyment in 1984 to be totally stoked (ha) about the appearance of toy vehicles that transformed into giant robot mechs… and the less said about the visually stunning but utterly vapid Michael … Continue reading

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Imperium Classic and Imperium Legends: A Dual Review

“It has been said that civilization is twenty-four hours and two meals away from barbarism.” Neil Gaiman It isn’t exactly writer’s block – I mean, I can still write emails, witty Tweets, and even work on other board game reviews. … Continue reading

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Faiyum (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Friedemann Friese Publisher:  2F-Spiele Artist:  Harald Lieske Players:  1 – 5 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  120 Minutes Plays: 3 (On Review Copy) Faiyum, the latest game from Friedemann Friese and 2F-Spiele, is set in ancient Egypt, with players … Continue reading

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Subatomic: An Atom Building Game: A Review

Designer:  John J. Coveyou Publisher:  Genius Games Players:  2-4 Playing Time:  40-60 minutes Ages:  14+ MSRP: $39.99 http://www.geniusgames.org Review copy provided by Genius Games When deck builders (Dominion, Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game and the like) were becoming popular … Continue reading

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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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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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