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44 BCE Preview

44 BCE Preview

BCE 44 builds on the infamous events of the eponymous year when Julius Caesar was assassinated on the floor of the Senate, by a group of senators who worried that he had too much power over the empire
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The Gig Preview

The Gig Preview

The Gig is a new mixture of genres to me. When it comes to board games, regular readers know I love roll- or flip-and-writes. While Iโ€™ve tried lots of different kinds, Iโ€™ve never played one with a real-time element.
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By Stealth and Sea Review

By Stealth and Sea Review

I have a lifelong fascination with submarines. I don't know where it came from, or why it persists, but something about underwater warfare just does it for me. With my recent foray into wargames, it seemed like the perfect time to take the plunge, if you'll pardon the pun
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Book Of Skulls – Slayers Of Eragoth Preview

Book Of Skulls – Slayers Of Eragoth Preview

Every so often a game comes along, and I think "That sounds like the name of a Black Metal concept album", and this is one of them. Book of Skulls - Slayers of Eragoth wasn't named this way accidentally, either.
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All Bridges Burning Review

All Bridges Burning Review

The abdication of the Russian Tsar is causing ripples in Finland, and the prospect of civil war looms large. What will the outcome be? That depends on the choices you make.
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Cryptid: Urban Legends Review

Cryptid: Urban Legends Review

When pictures of the box art for Cryptid: Urban Legends began surfacing, it's fair to say I was a teeny bit excited. More Cryptid? Be still my beating heart!
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Origins: First Builders Review

Origins: First Builders Review

Origins: First Builders puts you in a world where these aliens have popped over to say hi, and are willing to teach us all about building and warfare, and all that good stuff.
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Magnate: The First City Review

Magnate: The First City Review

"Ooh, it looks like Monopoly! Is it like Monopoly?". No, friend, this game is Magnate: The First City, and it's nothing like Monopoly
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A War Of Whispers Review

A War Of Whispers Review

A War Of Whispers turns area-control on its head, with a game full of subterfuge, misdirection, and cunning.
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Mini-rant from me this morning. Publishers, please remember that many of those of us writing, videoing, and talking about your games do it for the love of it. We are not free advertising for you, and we are not doing this for a living. We are not professionals.
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Darn kids with their MOBAs and Fortnites and Gamestations. Back in my day, Twitter was all fields, we battled on tables.

And we still can folks! I might be a year or two behind the times, but I’ve played (and loved) Cloudspire by @ChipTheoryGames . Why? https://punchboard.co.uk/cloudspire-review/

With all the illustration work completed, we are now just putting the final touches on Legacy of Yu. It’s looking like part 3 of the Ancient Anthology should be live on Kickstarter towards the end of August.

It’s always worth highlighting good customer service, not just the bad. Thanks to @pegasusspiele @PegasusspieleNA for the stickers that were missing from my copy of Carnegie. I filled out a form on the website last week, today they’re on my doormat, fresh from Germany.

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