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The Gift of Giving

Here in Illinois it has finally become spring, with warmer weather. The shift in weather has me in spring cleaning mode. While I have not had to cull my game collection to this point, I know many people cull games around this time of year, getting rid of games they no longer play. Some people… Continue reading The Gift of Giving

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Boardgames and TV Shows that Pair Well Together

Yesterday, my husband and I finished the first season of The Umbrella Academy. While watching, my husband made the comment that the show seemed very similar to Time Stories. It got me thinking about other shows and board games that would pair well together, and potentially even create a gateway between board games and T.V.… Continue reading Boardgames and TV Shows that Pair Well Together

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Review of Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia

Game: Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia Designer: Jamey Stegmaier and Alan Stone Published: Stonemaier Games Players: 2-6 Playtime: 60 Minutes   Play Type: Worker Placement Synopsis: After an Earth shattering apocalypse has taken place, society has rebuilt itself into Euphoria. You are a societal elite in the vast dystopian city of Euphoria. Your goal is… Continue reading Review of Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia

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Review of 8Bit Box

Game: 8Bit Box Published: Iello Games Designer: Frank Crittin, Grégoire Largey Players: 3-6 Playtime: 15-40 Minutes Synopsis: Sit down and enjoy games inspired by the 8 Bit Games. Game Play: 8 Bit Box is a collection of games that make use of common components. The base game comes with three small games, all of which are easy to… Continue reading Review of 8Bit Box

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Review of Rise of Fenris (Campaign)

Game: Rise of Fenris (Campaign) Published: Stonemaier Games Designed: Ryan Lopez DeVinaspre and Jamey Stegmaier Players: 1-7 Playstyle: Engine Building Non Spoiler Overview Rise of Fenris captures something that many campaign based games hope to achieve, but often fall short of. It not only provides an engaging story for players to follow, but also provides unique but intuitive… Continue reading Review of Rise of Fenris (Campaign)

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Games and Expansions that I am looking forward to in 2019

After a great year in 2018, I am already looking forward to all the games that will be released, or Kickstarted in 2019. Today I will share some of the games that are already on my watch list, or some games that I Kickstarted in 2018 that will hopefully deliver in 2019 which I am… Continue reading Games and Expansions that I am looking forward to in 2019

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First Impressions of Ultimate Werewolf Legacy

As we dive into the Halloween season, I figured it would be a great time to share some of my first impressions of Ultimate Werewolf Legacy by Bezier Games, which will be available to pick up at Essen Spiel for those who are attending! First a little background on Werewolf Legacy.. Many of you may… Continue reading First Impressions of Ultimate Werewolf Legacy