Charlie Theel
Associate Board Game Reviewer

In addition to a solid writing background, Charlie Theel is a game designer and heavily involved in the hobby. He enjoys talking trash and ridiculing members of his game group despite the fact that he can't win a game to save his life. Besides gaming, he enjoys hockey, film, and heavy metal.

Charlie Theel
Associate Board Game Reviewer
 

Articles by Charlie Theel

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My Favorite Game Featuring 1888 British Newspaper Articles - SHCD Review
Member Blogs C charlest Updated January 28, 2015 4677   0
An absolutely brilliant design from 1981 has been re-birthed in Modern trappings to astound, fluster, and magnify a new generation of gamer. The core game play found in this elegant box is pure and simple yet packs hours of entertainment as you and a group of friends take a puff from the pipe, pass the brandy, and pull on your ditto suits. One must understand before diving into Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective, that this is not Clue or even the excellent Mystery of the Abbey – this is a wholly unique experience you cannot find elsewhere. There’s no die...
Heavy Punch In A Small Package - The Battle for Hill 218 Review
Member Blogs C charlest Updated January 28, 2015 4205   0
Wrapped in a plain olive card box while boasting black and white generic card art, The Battle for Hill 218 bears an outright semblance of the mundane that will be torn down and trodden upon as soon as you get this beauty to the table. While the idea of spilling blood and throwing waves of troops against the torn hill depicted on a card as a 2D muted brown line rendering sounds insane, you will be hovering on the edge of your seat as the tension boils higher than a sleeved Race for the Galaxy draw deck. At its...
Head-Body-Heady-Body; One Pummelled Man's Take on JAB: Realtime Boxing
Member Blogs C charlest Updated January 28, 2015 3154   0
“Two hits, me hitting you, you hitting the floor.” – Emilio Estevez, The Breakfast Club JAB is an eye-gouging, fish-hooking, throw down punch to the gut that knocks the wind out of you while keeping a broad smile firmly plastered to your bruised face. It’s a hectic stress inducing 20 minute game of real-time action where you can beat the hell out of your gaming buds. Slap a very modest price tag on the box and you have a package that should be in every gamer’s collection. Real-time games have been taking...
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