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

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February 04, 2019
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Play Matt: Keyforge Review

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Of all the things that could be a hook, it's the names that do it. Every Keyforge deck is unique, containing cards randomly selected from those in ...
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January 22, 2019
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I'm looking at a box, and one of my earliest memories is looking back at me. An implacable figure in a blue-black jumpsuit, eyes obscured behind a ...
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January 21, 2019
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The box art has a charming Tintin look, without that annoying quiff. All pith helmets and tangled undergrowth. Inside there are two decks of cards....
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January 06, 2019
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Play Matt: Book Review Remnants

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Last year I played a ridiculous number of new games as potential inclusions for The Board Game Book. The editor wanted a certain quality bar for in...
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December 23, 2018
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Games of Christmas Past

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It is the best bit of the holidays. The saggy, comfortable drift between Christmas and New Year when the house is still full of good things but the...
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December 09, 2018
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When I sat down to write this, it was going to be an awards piece. Something to celebrate the very best games I've played this year. It was all pla...
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November 25, 2018
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Triplock Review

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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 curiosit...
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Matt Thrower
November 11, 2018
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FlickFleet Review

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An observer would have seen nothing but a brief blur around the ship, but the Uprising Destroyer "Resistance" had gone to battle stations. Shields ...
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November 07, 2018
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Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage provided one of the most memorable gaming sessions of my life. Since the mid game, my Carthaginian armies had dominated ...
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October 28, 2018
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Dice Hospital Review

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Humanity packs the convention hall, a sea of nerdy sardines. But the most packed bit of all is the tables demonstrating Dice Hospital. Again and ag...
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