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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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Review of The Stonebound Saga

Game: The Stonebound Saga Designer: Eric Bitterman Published: Sky Kingdom Games Players: 2-6 Playtime: 45-60 Minutes Play Type: Resource Management/ Skirmish Game Synopsis: The land of Telios has been at war with the Tenebris for a seemingly endless period of time. The path of destruction following the war has left humanity struggling to hold onto the world as they knew it.… Continue reading Review of The Stonebound Saga

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Review of Glyph

Game: Glyph Designer: Justin Potter Published: Kazoodoo Games Players: 2-6 Playtime: 90-120 Minutes Play Type: Dice Combat Synopsis: Tribes of champions are gearing up for battle. Your three champions will meet the other tribe's champions in battle. May the best warrior win. Game Play: During a two player game's set up, players will each take three champions,… Continue reading Review of Glyph

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Review of Everdell

Game: Everdell Designer: James A. Wilson Published: Starling Games Players: 1-4 Playtime: 40-80 Minutes Play Type: Worker Placement/ Set Collection   Synopsis: Everdell is a beautiful valley, shadowed by immense trees and divided by shining creeks. Hidden amongst the Ever Tree, a grand tree that offers share and protection the critters of the valley have found that it is… Continue reading Review of Everdell

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Review of Visitor in Blackwood Grove

  Game: Visitor in Blackwood Grove Designer: Mary Flanagan, Max Seidman Published: Resoynm Players: 3-6 Players Playtime: 5-15 Minutes Play Type: Deduction/ Hidden Information     Synopsis: On a dark night in the small town of Blackwood Grove, the peace is disturbed by a sudden crash. Luckily only the Kid is around to see the chaos unfold. Government… Continue reading Review of Visitor in Blackwood Grove

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Review of Topiary

Game: Topiary Designer: Danny Devine Published: Renegade Game Studios, Fever Games Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 15-30 Minutes Play Type: Abstract Strategy Synopsis: It is a bright and sunny day, and a new topiary garden has opened up in town. You plan on visiting the garden, but know it will be crowded on a day like today. You will… Continue reading Review of Topiary

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Review of Carthage

Game: Carthage Designer:  Luke Seinen Published: SAS Creative Players: 1-5 players Playtime: 30-75 Minutes Play Type: Deck Builder/ Take That Synopsis: You have entered the ring for gladiatorial combat. You face fierce competition, and only one may survive. Battle your way through the arena to be the last one standing. Game Play: Carthage is played over a… Continue reading Review of Carthage

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Review of Istanbul: The Dice Game

Game: Istanbul Dice Designer: Rüdiger Dorn Published: Pegasus Spiele and AEG Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 20-40 Minutes Play Type: Dice Rolling, Set Collection Synopsis: As you wander the bustling street of Istanbul's bazaar you have only one goal in mind, trading goods and coin for the glittering rubies that the venders sell. Quickly make the… Continue reading Review of Istanbul: The Dice Game

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Review of Shaky Manor

  Game: Shaky Manor Designer: Asger Harding Granerud, Daniel Skjold Pedersen Published: Blue Orange Games Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 10-20 Minutes Play Type: Dexterity Synopsis: The manor at the top of the hill has a reputation of being haunted. Things seem to move in the night, and not just ghosts either. The house itself seems to move and tilt. However… Continue reading Review of Shaky Manor

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Review of Maki Stack

  Game: Maki Stack Designer: Jeff Lai Published: Blue Orange Games Players: 2-6 players Playtime: 10-20 Minutes Play Type: Dexterity Synopsis: It is time to show off your sushi stacking skills. Compete against the other team as you race to have the best presentation in the shortest time. The players that can complete the pattern first will win be… Continue reading Review of Maki Stack