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Dealt! Review

What’s the value of a game that gives you space to chat with your friends while you play? I pondered this while talking with my

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Agropolis Review

There’s something about the color scheme in Agropolis that looks a bit dour. I understand that the folks at Button Shy probably had some trouble

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The Crew Review

After playing hundreds of board games I rarely find anything that feels new. There are many good games out there, but they often blend together

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10 Great Family Games

Most of what we do here at The Thoughtful Gamer is aimed at people who are already part of the modern board gaming hobby, but

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Joraku Review

I’m calling it here: there’s going to be a boom of trick taking games over the next couple of years. The roll and write fad

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Curators (prototype) Review

(Art and components shown are not final.) Stop me if you’ve played this game before. There are some actions, but through an arbitrary process, you

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Air, Land, and Sea Review

One day, while wading through obstinate, naive political opinions on twitter (are there any other kind?) my eye caught the Good Stuff–a new review from

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Modern Art Review

I distinctly remember the first time I saw a Jackson Pollock drip painting. It nearly put me on the floor. I could not believe the

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