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Suburbia Review

Ted Alspach’s Suburbia combines two simple pleasures, drafting and tile-placement, as well as any game ever made. Like an ice cream parlor displaying its sweet

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Dinosauria Review

Honestly, I’m split. Now that the paleontological scholarship has shifted towards dinosaurs being feathery and perhaps occasionally brightly colored, I can appreciate the appeal of

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Carpe Diem Review

Stefan Feld’s Carpe Diem is so clearly riffing on many of the same ideas in his masterpiece The Castles of Burgundy that I can’t help

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Dice Command Review

Dice Command, the small box WWII game debut from Ejected Planet, caused me to reflect on the expression that “war is the continuation of policy

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Battle for Biternia Review

Adapting an outside property into board game form is simple. I mean, it’s not. But it also is. Bear with me here. Board games, insofar

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Union Station Review

Union Station is on kickstarter now. Travis D. Hill’s Union Station is admirable in its transparency. It doesn’t disguise itself with excess; it’s confident in

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The Alpha Review

The Alpha is the kind of game you pull out at the end of the night, when your capability to play something more complex has

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My City Review

The legacy game, as a concept, is 10 years old and My City is the first one I’ve seen that’s wholly, unabashedly humble. After Pandemic

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Coldwater Crown Review

How did they ever make a board game about fishing? It’s a terrible fit. Fishing is random and fickle and sometimes you spend an entire

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Exodus Fleet Review

When you’ve played over a hundred midweight eurogames how do you get excited about them anymore? When you’re faced with a game that once again

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