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Larry Levy:  Review/Preview of Darwin’s Journey

Darwin’s Journey Designers: Simone Luciani, Nestore Mangone Solo Designer: David Turczi Developer: Pierpaolo Paoletti Artist: Paolo Voto Publisher: ThunderGryph Games Players: 1-4 Age: 12+ Time: 60-150 minutes Times Played: 5, with review copy Let me start this review by sending … Continue reading

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7 Wonders Architects (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Antoine Bauza Publisher: Repos Productions  Players: 2 – 7 Ages: 10 and up Time: 25 Minutes Times Played: 7 7 Wonders is one of my all-time favorite games, and Antoine Bauza is one of my all-time favorite designers. So … Continue reading

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American Bookshop Card Game (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Taiki Shinzawa Publisher: Twins Lion Do; Geeks N’ Orcs Players: 3-5 Ages: 8 and up Time: 30-50 Minutes Times Played: > 5 Trick taking is a hot genre in gaming right now.  After the success of The Crew, gamers … 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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Maglev Metro (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Ted Alspach Publisher:  Bezier Games Artists:  Alanna Kelsey, Ollin Timm Players:  1 – 4 Ages:  14 and Up Time:  90 Minutes Times Played: > 5 (On Review Copy from Publisher) In Maglev Metro each player acts as a modern … Continue reading

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Feed the Kraken (Game Preview by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Maikel Cheney, Dr. Hans Höh, Tobias Immich Publisher:  Funtails Artists: Hendrik Noack, James Churchill Players:  5-11 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  45-90 Minutes Feed the Kraken is a big box social deduction game that is launching on Kickstarter tomorrow.  … Continue reading

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