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san il defanso
December 02, 2019
There was a time when I could give an educated opinion on almost every new board game release. I made a point of playing them all, and ultimately w...
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Matt Thrower
September 03, 2019
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The hunt is always better than the kill. And the hunt for a sensibly priced copy of Avalon Hill's Dune was about the longest of my collecting caree...
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Frohike
August 13, 2019
I haven't played The Grizzled in awhile, but parts of what it expressed have lingered in my memory: a lot of desperation, a feeling of almost shell...
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san il defanso
May 19, 2019
You may not think you have what it take to runs a game of Dungeons & Dragons, but you might just surprise yourself.
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JonathanVolk
May 14, 2019
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Most board games are mediocre. This shouldn’t be controversial: most books are mediocre. Most movies too. Culture is a lot like the universe it tri...
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Scott Rogers
April 08, 2019
I often wonder “why don’t board games sell like video games?” I know that there have been a few tabletop games that have sold a million or more cop...
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Jackwraith
February 28, 2019
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When game identity and topic becomes a problem, how do you deal with it?
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Sagrilarus
February 21, 2019
Were you born 200 years too early, or 200 years too late?
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JonathanVolk
February 20, 2019
Jonathan Volk returns to try and figure out what play is (and why some of the most playful people we know might opt out of playing games). This is ...
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Jackwraith
February 05, 2019
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Expressions of self through unchanging simulacra.
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