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W WadeMonnig Updated January 22, 2019 1997 2
Does Decrypto crack the code on party games or is something lost in transmission?
A AndrewMcAlpine Updated January 22, 2019 1629 0
Fugitive is a master class in simplicity, a design so pared-down that its beating heart is laid bare on the table from turn one.
W WadeMonnig Updated January 22, 2019 1090 2
*draws a situation card and reads it out loud* You’ve been tasked with writing a review of Wing It: The Game of Extreme Storytelling from Flying Leap Games. You have an impending deadline and no idea how you are going to start the review.
GS Gary Sax Updated January 30, 2019 1577 0
Your soldier’s cover has been largely destroyed by those last shots. She stands up, alone, and needs to make her two shots count or they will be her last. The player assesses the situation and… rolls 11 dice to find out if that happened or not.
MB Michael Barnes Updated January 22, 2019 1962 0
Could this be the end of this generation's Catan?
W WadeMonnig Updated January 22, 2019 1406 2
Once upon a time (that’s how all fairy tales start, right?), there was a father who loved his daughter very, very much. And one of the things they adored to do together was play board games. The father’s favorite game was called Scythe. And it was about Engines and building them and the struggle for power by pseudo political factions in Eastern Europa…the kind of stuff that little girls don’t find particularly interesting. They decided they would make a game something like his favorite game only using things that she enjoyed, Like little ponies, and pies and magical gems....
J Jackwraith Updated January 22, 2019 4273 0
Heroes of Terrinoth is adventure that's both abstract and detailed.
W WadeMonnig Updated January 22, 2019 1303 2
“Ladies and gentlemen, I'm here tonight to tell you a very strange story — a story so strange that no one will believe it — but, ladies and gentlemen, seeing is believing. And we — my partners and I — have brought back the living proof of our adventure, an adventure in which twelve of our party met horrible death. And now, ladies and gentlemen, before I tell you any more, I'm going to show you the greatest thing your eyes have ever beheld. He was a king and a god in the world he knew, but now he...
MT Matt Thrower Updated January 22, 2019 1148 0
Inside the box lid, there's a face looking back at me. Underneath the rules is a selection of components so odd as to immediately pique my curiosity. Small stacks of shiny poker chips, a rolled up neoprene board and a pair of custom-printed dice aren't the half of it. All the cards have some weird backing that makes them as glittery as fish scales and twice as slippery.