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Review of Empty Space Explorers

Game: Empty Space Explorers Designer: Peter Collins Players: 2-4 Players Playtime: 20-45 Minutes Play Type: Racing/ Set Collection Kickstarter Link (Live June 26th): https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/emptyspaceexplorers/empty-space-explorers-board-game Synopsis: You have fallen deep into the space race. It is now your job to find a new Exoplanet and colonize it. Race to send out your probe to find a… Continue reading Review of Empty Space Explorers

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Team NZS Takes on Extra Life

What is Extra Life? It's that time of the year again! Each year, The Meeple Street joins the rest of Team NZS games to help raise money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals through Extra Life for Kids. The concept of Extra Life is similar to those who raise money by running a marathon, but instead… Continue reading Team NZS Takes on Extra Life

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Review of Cover Your Kingdom

Game: Cover Your Kingdom Published: Grandpa Beck Games Players: 3-6 Players Playtime: 30-45 Minutes Play Type: Set Collection Synopsis: Congratulations! You have become the ruler of your very own kingdom! Unfortunately, your kingdom is currently devoid of life and magic.Your job will be to convince the various magical creatures roaming the valley to inhabit your… Continue reading Review of Cover Your Kingdom

Game Accessories · Reviews

Review of Scythe Modular Board

Game: Scythe Designer: Jamey Stegmaier Accessory: Modular Board Expansions Necessary for Use: No Overview **This is a review of the Modular Board Accessory for Scythe, my review of the base game can be found here.** Positives: ReplayabilityProvides New Challenges to Seasoned PlayersEdit Board to Player NumberNew Bonus Tiles Negatives: Tiles Could MoveSome Configurations be Challenging… Continue reading Review of Scythe Modular Board

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Geekway to the West Game Play Thoughts Part 1

I spent last weekend at Geekway to the West, a gaming convention near St. Louis Missouri. It was structured very differently from other conventions I have attended. Rather than buying tickets for events, most of the space was available for open gaming with a play to win library and a regular library of games available… Continue reading Geekway to the West Game Play Thoughts Part 1

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Review of Tiny Towns

Game: Tiny Towns Designer: Peter McPherson Published: Alderac Entertainment Group Players: 1-6 Players Playtime: 45-60 Minutes Play Type: Abstract Strategy Synopsis: You are the mayor of a town located in the heart of a forest, where small creatures have made their escape from local predators.Finding resources in this forest can be difficult, but you take… Continue reading Review of Tiny Towns

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Review of Danger: The Game

Game: Danger: The Game Designer: Phillip Blackwell Published: Origami Whale Players: 3+ Playtime: 30-60 Minutes Play Type: Story Telling, Party Game Synopsis: There are dangers around every corner. Your job is to help save victims of the countless dangers in the world. The only catch is your limited tool supply and skills. Game Play: Danger:… Continue reading Review of Danger: The Game