Michael Barnes (He/Him)
Senior Board Game Reviews Editor

Sometime in the early 1980s, MichaelBarnes’ parents thought it would be a good idea to buy him a board game to keep him busy with some friends during one of those high-pressure, “free” timeshare vacations. It turned out to be a terrible idea, because the game was TSR’s Dungeon! - and the rest, as they say, is history. Michael has been involved with writing professionally about games since 2002, when he busked for store credit writing for Boulder Games’ newsletter. He has written for a number of international hobby gaming periodicals and popular Web sites. From 2004-2008, he was the co-owner of Atlanta Game Factory, a brick-and-mortar retail store. He is currently the co-founder of FortressAT.com and Nohighscores.com as well as the Editor-in-Chief of Miniature Market’s Review Corner feature. He is married with two childen and when he’s not playing some kind of game he enjoys stockpiling trivial information about music, comics and film.

Michael Barnes
Senior Board Game Reviews Editor
 

Articles by Michael Barnes

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D&D Summer Camp #3: Last Night a DM Saved My Life
Staff Blogs MB Michael Barnes Updated June 18, 2019 1401   0

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Old School Jams.  
Middara
 
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Board Game Reviews MB Michael Barnes Updated June 19, 2019 4877   0

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Middara is a lot to unpack.
D&D Summer Camp #2: D&D Killed the Board Game Star
Staff Blogs MB Michael Barnes Updated June 11, 2019 4816   0

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A storytelling epiphany.
D&D Summer Camp #1: The Great Watermelon Fake Out
Staff Blogs MB Michael Barnes Updated May 30, 2019 1674   0

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The adventures of Sprax and Ivy begin! ...
Monster Fight Club's Monster Terrain - Preview
 
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Board Game Reviews MB Michael Barnes Updated May 23, 2019 2353   0
No more insulation foam and aquarium plants - Monster Terrain is an excellent "easy"...
Res Arcana Review
 
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Board Game Reviews MB Michael Barnes Updated April 25, 2019 6277   0

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The best game of 2019 - so far!
Beta Colony Board Game
 
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Board Game Reviews MB Michael Barnes Updated April 19, 2019 2654   1

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A study in modesty?
Osprey Games
 
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Board Game Reviews MB Michael Barnes Updated April 03, 2019 5808   0

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Four great new rulebooks from Osprey.
Adeptus Titanicus
 
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Board Game Reviews MB Michael Barnes Updated March 28, 2019 9418   0

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Heavy metal thunder.
Street Fighter Exceed
 
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Board Game Reviews MB Michael Barnes Updated February 28, 2019 4542   0

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Level 99's best fighting game to date - now with some familiar faces. ...
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