Tag Archives: Matt Leacock

Ten More 2020-2021 Titles I’m Eagerly Anticipating (Article by Chris Wray)

Back in April, I published a list of 10 2020 Titles I’m Eagerly Anticipating. Since then, we’ve seen convention after convention cancelled, and many game releases have slipped into 2021. But there are still several great games coming! So today, … Continue reading

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10 Great Roll ‘n Writes (Article by Chris Wray)

The “roll ‘n write” genre is having a moment.  Though the mechanic has existed for quite some time — I’d (perhaps controversially) describe Yahtzee as a roll ‘n write — the number of new title available has exploded in the … 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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Gen Con 2018, 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 headed for the CMON booth early and grabbed Gizmos (for a buddy) and Railroad Ink, then did a final scan … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: What I Enjoyed Playing in June 2018

This is the June 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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Pandemic Iberia (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designers: Matt Leacock, Jesus Torres Castro Publisher: Z-Man Games Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 45 Minutes Times Played: 5 (with 2-5 Players) Pandemic Iberia made its debut at Essen 2016, receiving a much wider release in … 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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Congratulations to Pandemic Legacy, BGG’s new #1 game…

Pandemic Legacy just became the #1 game on BoardGameGeek.  Congratulations to designers Rob Daviau and Matt Leacock, as well as publisher Z-Man Games.   Pandemic Legacy was released on October 8, 2015, and since then it has earned rave reviews … Continue reading

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