The Castles of Burgundy Review Baroque

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I couldn’t quite believe it when I found out that I haven’t actually reviewed Castles of Burgundy before. I suppose I was remembering the strategy guide I wrote and assumed I had reviewed it also. But alas! No classic Thoughtful … Continued

Hunt For The Ring Review Corrupted

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A few years ago a ridiculous joke-game showed up at Origins called “Win, Lose, Banana”. The name of the game, helpfully, also functions as a list of the components: three cards labeled win, lose, and banana. It’s the ultimate distillation … Continued

Captain Sonar Review SUBterfuge

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The sales pitch for Captain Sonar is ridiculously compelling. A real time game about battling submarine crews? Sold. Who doesn’t want to play that? Submarine battling is, as a game concept, inversely as awesome as I imagine real life submarine … Continued

Harvest Review

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Once, in the Ancient Times of board games (about 10 years ago), from the exotic lands of Germany, a game called Agricola was made. It was about farming, and also about misery and existential dread. Agricola is a masterpiece for … Continued

Forbidden Desert Review The Sands Of Fate

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It feels like games season, with all of the sales and PAX Unplugged literally overflowing my game room shelves (I’ve resorted to stacking games on the floor). There are so many exciting games I haven’t played enough to review yet…Gloomhaven, … Continued

Downforce Review Vroom Vroom

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Is love at first sight possible with board games? I say yes, and I can prove it. It’s happened to me twice before. I open up a box, and the components and look of the game immediately attract me. I … Continued