Articles by Wade Monnig

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Board Game Reviewer

In west Saint Louis born and raised
Playing video games is where I spent most of my days
Strafing, Dashing, Adventuring and Looting
Writing reviews between all the Shooting
When a couple of guys reminded me what was so good
About playing games with cardboard and Wood,
Collecting Victory Points and those Miniatures with Flair
It’s not as easy as you think to rhyme with Bel Air.

Wade is the former editor in chief for Silicon Magazine and former senior editor for Gamearefun.com. He currently enjoys his games in the non-video variety, where the odds of a 14 year old questioning the legitimacy of your bloodline is drastically reduced.

“I’ll stop playing as Black when they invent a darker color.”

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Articles by Wade Monnig

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King of Tokyo Halloween Expansion Review
 
2.0
Board Game Reviews W WadeMonnig Updated June 10, 2019 740   1

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350 Foot Tall Monsters in Halloween Costumes? Are you kidding me? This is where I draw the line...oh, wait, nope. It's still silly, random fun.
It's Blunderful Board Game Review
 
2.0
Board Game Reviews W WadeMonnig Updated June 04, 2019 761   1

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Stumbling though life's awkward situations one party at a time.
Flamme Rouge Meteo Expansion Board Game Review
 
3.0
Board Game Reviews W WadeMonnig Updated June 04, 2019 1100   2

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Meteo: from meteorological: to do with weather. And it's Italian? For the love of... If I would have known there would be so much foreign language in board games, I would have paid more attention in class.
Someone Has Died Board Game Review
 
4.0
Board Game Reviews W WadeMonnig Updated May 29, 2019 1111   2

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In this world nothing can be said to be certain except death, taxes and story telling games.
Yellow and Yangtze Board Game Review
 
4.0
Board Game Reviews W WadeMonnig Updated May 21, 2019 1541   2

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I'm not sure you can review Yellow & Yangtze without at least mentioning Tigris & Euphrates, so I'm not even going to attempt it. Both are designed by Reiner Knizia , both center around twin rivers and they share a majority of concepts and mechanisms. I am by no means aTigris & Euphrates aficionado: I'm more of a peripheral player. I thoroughly enjoyed all of my plays, I adored the strategy but I had to be honest with myself, it was always going to be a game that I played another person's copy of. I was simply never going...
Flamme Rouge Peloton Expansion Board Game Review
 
3.5
Board Game Reviews W WadeMonnig Updated May 25, 2019 1309   2

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*Cues up Queen* “I want to ride my bicycle I want to ride it where I like You say black, I say white You say bark, I say bite You say shark, I say: Hey, man Jaws was never my scene And I don't like Star Wars” I'm pretty sure Freddie meant the Prequels.
Transparency: One Reviewer's Journey
Staff Blogs W WadeMonnig Updated May 09, 2019 1435   2
I stumbled into doing boardgame reviews in a rather odd way. I responded to a post by Charlie Theel, who was looking to add written reviewers to Miniature Market's Review Corner. Having previously reviewed video games and anime for a variety of websites and print magazines, I thought I would give it a shot and sent a few samples. I received a response that they would be interested in having me write for the site and I would receive a modest sum for each review submitted. In my mind, I would just use whatever I received to fuel my...
Flamme Rouge Board Game Review
 
4.0
Board Game Reviews W WadeMonnig Updated May 08, 2019 1925   2

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The red flag recieves a green light for excellent racing.
Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig Board Game Review
 
3.5
Board Game Reviews W WadeMonnig Updated May 08, 2019 1352   2
Is “Just as good” not good enough?
KingOfNewYork_3Dbox
 
4.0
Board Game Reviews W WadeMonnig Updated April 29, 2019 1267   2

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A case for King of New York
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