Master of Wills Review

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After opening my review of SPQF talking about the slightly strange occurrences when two movies with very similar premises are released at the same time, I arrive, by complete happenstance, to this review of Master of Wills, a game that … Continued

Anthelion Review

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Anthelion is on Kickstarter until 1/18/19 Some games feel open and comfortable. Whatever system the designer created feels like it could contain endless iteration and tweaking. You’ve got a general idea that it’s probably balanced, but there’s room in the … Continued

SPQF Review

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In film there’s a bizarrely frequent occurrence where two movies with remarkably similar premises or inspirations will release at roughly the same time. Like, remember when we got two mediocre movies about the White House blowing up? Or that same … Continued

London (2nd Edition) Review

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I was at the wonderful PAX Unplugged earlier this month, and I was able to share the experience with some friends I hadn’t seen in a while. I’ve been dabbling in Magic The Gathering Arena recently, and I enjoy the … Continued

Deep Sea Adventure Review

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Remember when Love Letter was the hot new game taking the western world by storm? A fun game, with fun art, and only 18 cards! This was going to be the beginning of a wave of small Asian games hitting … Continued

Circle the Wagons Review Yeehaw

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The “we want an objective review” cry that frequently pops up on the internet is one of the most annoying arguments on the face of planet earth, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t any interesting wrinkles with the subjectivity … Continued

Dice Forge Review

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So much of the pleasure of board gaming comes from moments of frisson, those exciting moments of suspense and anticipation before pulling a key card, seeing if an opponent has noticed your ploy, or, most commonly, rolling dice. There’s something … Continued

Nusfjord Review

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I suspect I have somewhat of an unusual perspective in the board game world, being a reviewer but still feeling somewhat outside of the board game media community, so this might be completely off the mark, but I feel like … Continued

Telepathy Review

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I can distinctly remember the first time I played Mastermind. We were in Canada on vacation. My grandparents had rented a house for the summer, and my family took a trip up there, exploring the sights of British Columbia on … Continued