Matt Drake

    (He/Him)

Associate Board Game Reviewer

Author of the Drake's Flames blog, where I write crassly opinionated reviews of board games, card games, video games, comics, movies and whatever else crosses my mind. 

   

Articles by Matt Drake

Articles by Matt Drake

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InfinityMax
September 03, 2014
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Ah, it’s that time of year again – GenCon week. You can smell the excitement in the air. For those of you who have not been here before, it smells ...
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InfinityMax
August 20, 2014
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As many of you prepared for your annual trek to GenCon, I feel certain there are a bunch of you planning on making a beeline for the Alderac booth ...
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InfinityMax
May 28, 2014
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indines-300x300Before I starting writing this review, I had to go back and find the review I wrote of its predecessor,  BattleCON. In case you’re w...
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InfinityMax
May 07, 2014
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There exists in any art form something called the vanity project. This is a thing where the creators want more than just to create a brilliant piec...
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InfinityMax
April 22, 2014
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I’ve heard a lot of arguments equating well-designed games with fun games, yet I have no compunction about separating the two factors. I can think ...
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InfinityMax
December 18, 2013
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With my daughter less than a year away from moving out of my house, I find myself casting about for any way to connect with her. She’s not game for...
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InfinityMax
November 07, 2013
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If a game of high stakes and bloody retribution ye be wantin’, then look ye no further than that fair maiden of the oily abyss, Dread Curse. It be ...
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InfinityMax
October 25, 2013
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What you really need to enjoy this Halloween is a game that will terrify you, one that will make you want to scream in terror because it will be so...
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InfinityMax
June 05, 2013
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When I started Drake's Flames, Rio Grande used to send me a lot of games. Then they stopped, mostly because I was rather disparaging of one of thei...
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InfinityMax
April 10, 2013
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I know deckbuilding games are a fad. I know people are getting tired of them. I know how many people love to say, , great, another deckbuilder, y...
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