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Criticism is Conversation

A little over a decade ago on a night like tonight I’m probably outside, briskly walking through the cool Pennsylvania evening, talking on the phone

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On Deluxification

After seeing the announcement for a new, super-deluxe version of Castles of Burgundy, I was prepared to sit down and write a screed. Sure, the

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My Case Against Review Metrics

I don’t understand the thought process that leads to using established metrics in game reviews. That sounds pompous but I’m being earnest. I’m open to

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Stop Writing Flat Reviews

I think a lot about how to review board games. It’s what I do. I’m a bit obsessive. This particular topic has been on my

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