Matt Thrower
Head Writer

Matt has been writing about tabletop games professional since 2012, blogging since 2006 and playing them since he could talk.

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Matt Thrower
Head Writer
 

Articles by Matt Thrower

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Matt Thrower
July 08, 2019
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Reaching into the blazing red box, I pull out handfuls of plastic troops and tanks, to a chorus of disinterest. If it's going to be that kind of ga...
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Matt Thrower
June 24, 2019
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There's an email in my inbox that has made me catch my breath. It says there's going to be a game based on one of those rare books that I never wan...
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Matt Thrower
June 09, 2019
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It's a nice box featuring, for some reason, the lady from Concordia repurposed as some kind of wizard. Inside more pleasant surprises await. A lidd...
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Matt Thrower
May 26, 2019
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Geeks love stats and lists. It's always fun to see who rates what well. But it's often more interesting to look not at scores, but at outliers, at ...
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Matt Thrower
May 12, 2019
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The chit-chat dies down, replaced by expectant faces all around the table. Fingers fiddle with baggies, lips smack over a beer but still, the sense...
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Matt Thrower
April 29, 2019
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After sliding the oversized lid off the oversized box, I'm staring down into echoing expansion space. I can almost feel the hand reaching out to fa...
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Matt Thrower
April 14, 2019
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A typical dull British morning: grey skies to dampen the soul but not quite cold or wet or windy enough to even be interesting. Yet, coffee in hand...
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Matt Thrower
March 31, 2019
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Thousands of gamers can't be wrong about Pandemic, right? But I tried the original with my wife and found it flat. And I tried Pandemic: Reign of C...
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Matt Thrower
March 25, 2019
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Angry male nerds are a blight upon the earth. Almost every dreadful cultural phenomenon of the past decade, from internet harassment, to social med...
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March 18, 2019
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The house hums with the quiet comfort of visitors. In the front room, the low coffee table is ceremonially cleared of cider cans and chocolate. Cur...
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