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Reiner Knizia – Staying Relevant

Reiner Knizia – Staying Relevant

After a throwaway comment I saw online somewhere, I realised that one of the most prolific, important game designers of all time, only has one game left in the BGG top 100.
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Pendulum Review

Pendulum Review

Real-time worker-placement?? What on Earth were they thinking? As Dr. Malcom said in Jurassic Park: "your scientists were so precoccupied with whether they could, they didn't stop to think if they should". I'm not sure there were many scientists involved with designing Pendulum, but you get the idea.
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Zapotec Review

Zapotec Review

If you think of Board&Dice, you probably think of heavy Euro games with ancient historical themes. Traditionally, these have always started with 'T', so I wondered what I'd find when I received Zapotec in the mail.
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Conventional Medicine

Conventional Medicine

During a bit of downtime at AireCon, I grabbed some food, and sat at the edge of the Open Gaming area. As I looked around the hall, it dawned on me. A room filled with hundreds of people playing games, all with one thing in common
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Brian Boru Review

Brian Boru Review

Peer Sylvester is the designer behind one of my favourite games ever: The King Is Dead. When Brian Boru: High King of Ireland was announced, I got excited.
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Micro Dojo and Loyalty & Deceit Expansion Review

Micro Dojo and Loyalty & Deceit Expansion Review

Designer and self-publisher, Ben Downton (aka Prometheus Game Labs) has created a teeny-tiny little game which promises to give the same experience as a proper big-boy game.
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Dune Imperium Review

Dune Imperium Review

If you're looking for a board game to go along with the Dune franchise of books, films, and TV series, you're spoiled for choice. Rounding out the most-notable group of games is the one I'm looking at here, Dune Imperium.
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AireCon 2022 Convention Report

AireCon 2022 Convention Report

AireCon is a huge tabletop gaming convention held annually in Harrogate, UK, and this year yours truly decided to attend. Here's how it went.
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Six Greetings Card Games (The Dark Imp) Review

Six Greetings Card Games (The Dark Imp) Review

Did you know that First-Class stamps are going up to 95 pence soon? 95p!!! If you're going to send something in the post, you might as well make the most of it. What better way to make the most of an outrageously expensive stamp than to send someone a game?
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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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