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Review of Tapestry

Game: Tapestry Designer: Jamey Stegmaier Published: Stonemaier Games Players: 1-5 Players Playtime: 90-120 Minutes Play Type: Tile Placement, Resource Management   Synopsis: You have been left in charge of growing and nurturing your civilization, developing a thriving future as it continues to develop. Tell the civilization’s story through this Tapestry, and try to develop the… Continue reading Review of Tapestry

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Review of Alwaysgreen Garden

Game: Alwaysgreen Garden Designer: Darryl Jones Published: Splattered Ink Games Players: 2-4 Players Playtime: 45-60 Minutes Play Type: Set Collection  Synopsis: Competition is fierce as you and three other Dobbers compete to be the best chef at the legendary Acorn Inn! Find delicious ingredients from the magical forest surrounding the inn, and combine them to… Continue reading Review of Alwaysgreen Garden

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Review of Forsaken Forest

Game: Forsaken Forest Designer: Alec Nezin Published: Forsaken Games Players: 4-12 Playtime: 20-60 Minutes Play Type: Social Deduction Synopsis: You have accompanied a group of travels through a dark forest, with mysterious forces awakened. Little do you know some of your companions have already become corrupted. Your only chance of survival is to make it… Continue reading Review of Forsaken Forest

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Great Games for Two

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and rather than going out, why not spend the evening bonding over a game? Every year my husband and I spend Valentine's Day playing board games together. It is a nice and quiet evening, and we get to spend quality time doing something we love. Here are some… Continue reading Great Games for Two

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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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New Year’s Eve: Highs and Lows

As we reach the end of 2018, I wanted to share some of my highs and lows in gaming this year. It has been a great year for me as far as gaming goes, and I am excited to see what 2019 will bring for my blog as I continue to work towards a consistent… Continue reading New Year’s Eve: Highs and Lows

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Don’t Judge a Player at First Glance

"I'm not sure that this is going to be your kind of game". It is a statement that I frequently run into at game stores and conventions. To be perfectly honest, I completely understand why. I am a young woman, who frequently goes to stores in my work attire. Not exactly the picture of a… Continue reading Don’t Judge a Player at First Glance

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Thoughts on “Over-Produced” Games

Recently in many of the board gaming groups I follow, I have been seeing a trend of people complaining about games being over produced. This is a somewhat puzzling statement to me, after all I find a lot of joy in games that go a step above and beyond. Generally when I see this statement,… Continue reading Thoughts on “Over-Produced” Games

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Review of Monarch

Game: Monarch Designer: Mary Flanagan Published: Resonym Games Players: 2-4 Playtime: 30-50 Minutes Play Type: Set Collection Synopsis: You are an heir to a throne, and it has come time to prove your prowess as a leader. Your mother, The Queen, is seeking to appoint the best sibling to lead in her stead once she passes her crown… Continue reading Review of Monarch

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September Kickstarters You Should Check Out…

It's time for my monthly delve into the world of Kickstarter! Here are three campaigns I am excited about in September: September 18th: Kill Merlin! This is an upcoming hand management and resource management game that focuses on game play that pivots to keep players on their toes. Word on the street is that the game… Continue reading September Kickstarters You Should Check Out…