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(The Grapes of) Wrath of the Lighthouse – A Solo Game Review

Once upon a time (well, in 2010), there was a post-apocalyptic tableau building game from Poland that garnered a good bit of attention. And some expansions. This review is not about that game. Over the years, the designer/publisher decided to … Continue reading

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Robinson Crusoe

Design by Ignacy Trzewiczek Published by Wydawnictwo Portal 1 – 4 Players, 2 – 3 hours Review by Greg J. Schloesser NOTE:  With the impending release of First Martians, which is based heavily on the system pioneered in Robinson Crusoe, … Continue reading

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Cry Havoc (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Grant Rodiek, Michał Oracz, Michał Walczak Publisher:  Portal Games Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  90-120 Minutes Times Played:   3 (With 2, 3, and 4 Players) “Cry ‘Havoc!’, and let slip the dogs of war.” — … Continue reading

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Tides of Madness (Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Kristian Čurla Publisher:  Portal Games Players:  2 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  20 Minutes Times Played:   > 10 (On Review Copy) Tides of Madness is the sequel to Tides of Time, a game I reviewed last year and put … Continue reading

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Liga: Review of Rattle, Battle, Grab The Loot

Title: Rattle, Battle, Grab the Loot Designer: Ignacy Trzewiczek Publisher: Portal Games Age: 8+ Players: 2-5 Playing Time: 45-60 minutes Times played: a lot (more than 5) I’m a fan of dice games. I really like how different designers are … Continue reading

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The Art of Design: Interviews to Games Designers #11 – Ignacy Trzewiczek

Here my new post for The Art of Design series. This time I’m gone to interview Ignacy Trzewiczek. He is not yet a long-time designer like others I have interviewed before but he is one of the rapresentative of the … Continue reading

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