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Cabo (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designers: Mandy Henning, Melissa Limes Publisher: Bezier Games Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 45 Minutes Times Played: > 5 Cabo is a fast-playing card game designed by Mandy Henning and Melissa Limes.  A second version of … Continue reading

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Games That Deserve a Reprint: #5 to #1

This is the fourth installment in our series called Games That Deserve a Reprint.  This article walks through #5 to #1.  These are the games with a high degree of consensus among us: in fact, it took at least 6 … Continue reading

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Games That Deserve a Reprint: #10 to #6

This is the third installment in our series called Games That Deserve a Reprint.  This article walks through #10 to #6.  In short, this project aims to highlight 20 games that we think deserve a reprint.  To make the list, … Continue reading

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Games That Deserve a Reprint: #15 to #11

This is the second installment in our series called Games That Deserve a Reprint.  This article walks through #15 to #11.  In short, this project aims to highlight 20 games that we think deserve a reprint.  To make the list, … Continue reading

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Games That Deserve a Reprint: #20 to #16

Games go in and out of print.  In today’s marketplace, where thousands of titles are released each year, most releases get one printing, then they’re done.  Of course, many of us are also constantly clearing shelf space, so the secondary … Continue reading

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Fast Forward: Fortune (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Friedemann Friese Publisher: 2F-Spiele, Stronghold Games Players: 3 – 5 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 15 Minutes Times Played: > 20 (On Review Copy from Publisher) Fortune is the fourth game in the Fast Forward series by Friedemann Friese. … Continue reading

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One Night Ultimate Super Villains (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Ted Alspach, Akihisa Okui Publisher: Bezier Games Players: 3 – 10 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 10 Minutes Times Played: > 10 I’m a big fan of social deduction games and the “One Night Ultimate Werewolf” series in particular. … Continue reading

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Gunkimono (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Jeffrey D. Allers Publisher: Renegade Game Studios Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 45-60 Minutes Times Played: > 4 (with additional plays on Heartland) Gunkimono is a tile placement game in which players take on the … Continue reading

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Paper Tales (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Masato Uesugi Publisher: Stronghold Games Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 30 Minutes Times Played: > 5 (On Review Copy from Publisher) Paper Tales is a card game in which players draft units to bring glory … Continue reading

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Sprawlopolis (Game Review by Chris Wray)

  Designer: Steven Aramini, Danny Devine, Paul Kluka Publisher: Button Shy Games Artist: Danny Devine Rules Editing: Travis D. Hill Players: 1 – 4 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 15 Minutes Times Played: > 5 Sprawlopolis is a cooperative “wallet” … Continue reading

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