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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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Illusion (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Publisher: Pandasaurus (U.S. Release), NSV (Germany) Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 15 Minutes Times Played: > 10 Illusion is a card game in which players attempt to order cards by the percentage of … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2018, Day 3: Mini Reviews from Afar (Chris Wray)

I only went to Gen Con for two days this year, instead opting to head home and host two game days so my friends and family could play what I bought.  Rather than discussing the convention, this post primarily consists … Continue reading

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Ganz schön clever (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Publisher: Schmidt Spiele Players: 1 – 4 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 30 Minutes Times Played: > 15 Roll ‘n Writes: love ‘em or hate ‘em, the throw-some-dice-and-mark-something-off mechanic has been popular in recent years. Though most … Continue reading

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Dan Blum: Review of Stumblewood

Stumblewood Designers: Charles Bossart and Sébastien Darras Publisher: Gigamic Players: 2-6 Age: 10+ Time: 20 minutes Times played: 2, with review copy provided by Gigamic   We can roughly divide games into “decision-making games” and “skill games,” with the latter … Continue reading

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The Rise of Queensdale (Spoiler Free Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Inka Brand & Markus Brand Publisher: alea, Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH Players: 2-4 Ages: 12 and Up Time: 45-60 Minutes Times Played: 20 (Entire Campaign) The Rise of Queensdale is a competitive legacy game from famed design duo Inka and … Continue reading

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Lost Cities: Das Abenteuer To Go (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Reiner Knizia Publisher: Kosmos Players: 2 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 20 Minutes Times Played: > 5 Lost Cities: Das Abenteuer To Go (a.k.a. Lost Cities: To Go) is the latest game in the award-winning Lost Cities/Keltis line of … Continue reading

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Chris’s Trip to the Gathering of Friends: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday

This is my second post documenting my trip to the Gathering of Friends.  Today I wanted to highlight two games that have stood out: Ultimate Werewolf Legacy and Rise of Queensdale.  I’ve played an entire chapter of the former (3 … Continue reading

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The Mind (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Publisher: NSV Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 20 Minutes Times Played: > 5 The Mind is a newly-released cooperative card game from publisher Nurnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag (NSV) and designer Wolfgang Warsch.  The Mind sold out … Continue reading

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Werewords Deluxe Edition (Kickstarter Preview by Chris Wray)

Designer: Ted Alspach Publisher: Bezier Games Artwork: Roland MacDonald Players: 2 – 20 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 10 Minutes Times Played: > 20 (On a Preview Copy in Advance of Kickstarter Campaign) Werewords is in my top 20 games … Continue reading

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