Lisboa First Impression

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Lisboa, Portuguese eurogame master Vital Lacerda’s newest design, is a visual and mechanical smorgasboard–a hodgepodge of player incentives, feedback loops, and iconography teetering on the brink of “too much!” Until, of course, you play through your first game. Then, thinking … Continued


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The house always had a funerial sense about it–the smell of camellias mixed with stale cigarette smoke when I was young; the sense of void after my grandmother passed. Knowing that I was there to say goodbye somehow made the … Continued

Podcast Episode 27: G2 Summit!

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Marc and Orion sit down to talk about all they played at the Granite Games Summit in Nashua, NH. It was a wonderful convention and we played some truly awesome games! Except one. Prepare for a good old-fashioned rant. Paramedics … Continued

Reddit AMA March 14th!

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Hello, everyone–exciting news. To commemorate the 1 year anniversary of The Thoughtful Gamer I’ll be doing an AMA (“ask me anything”) on r/boardgames on the 14th at 2:00pm EST to share my many wisdoms. Be sure to stop by, say … Continued