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From the Depths: Rune Age
J Jackwraith Updated May 07, 2019 3128   0

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The definition of what a deckbuilder should be.
The Ten Greatest Spiel des Jahres Winners
SI san il defanso Updated May 07, 2019 3161   0
Without much fanfare, 2018 marked the 40th edition of the Speil des Jahres. There are now forty games that have had the title of Game of the Year bestowed upon them by German-speaking board game critics, and the winner can expect to become one of the best-selling games in the world.
Cosmic Encounter 42nd Anniversary Edition
U ubarose Updated May 06, 2019 1090   0

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Cosmic Encounter has been around since 1977, making it older than many of you reading this. A 42nd Anniversary Edition was just recenly released by Fantasy Flight Games.  Cosmic Encounter may be the game that appears most frequently in our Top Five thread in Trash Talk. But what do you think of it?
Scattergories
U ubarose Updated February 19, 2019 855   0
Its the day after Thanksgiving, and yesterday, after clearing the plates from our feast, our family played Scattergories, Cockroach Poker and Heck Meck.  When I was a kid, it would have been Monolpoly, Dominos or Blackjack. In later years these games were replaced by Trivial Pursuit and Pictionary. The games we play after holiday feasts may have changed, but the fun we have hasn't.     Do you play games with family on Thanksgiving? If so what do you play?   
Assault of the Giants: Lost In the Crowd.
J Jackwraith Updated May 07, 2019 1897   0

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Assault of the Giants is a solid game based on a well-known IP. Why wasn't it more popular?
Power Grid
U ubarose Updated May 06, 2019 1353   0

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Power Grid, designed by Friedemann Friese was published way back in 2004. It is still going strong with it's most recent expansion, Power Grid: Fabled Expansion, released in 2017. It's been called a crayon rail game without the crayons, an auction game, a train game without the trains.
The Conundrum of Co-operation
MT Matt Thrower Updated November 07, 2018 1930   1
Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage provided one of the most memorable gaming sessions of my life. Since the mid game, my Carthaginian armies had dominated the board thanks to a blend of luck and skill. In the final turn, Rome's only hope was an instant victory by taking Carthage itself. He duly built a big invasion stack and in response, I drew forces back to protect Africa.
Empty Shelves
S Sagrilarus Updated October 29, 2018 1654   0
This Summer I moved for the first time in 22 years.  That's a long time, especially when the house you're moving from has ample storage.  I don't recommend houses with ample storage, as it's likely you'll use it, and that's not doing you any favors.  This is particularly true when your hobby requires big clunky boxes of different sizes to be kept over extended periods of time.
Talisman Board Game
U ubarose Updated May 06, 2019 1649   0

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Talisman the Magical Quest Game, desgined by Bob Harris was published in 1983 and has been a much loved and a much loathed game ever since. I once asked Mr. Harris if he had a choice, would he rather be remembered as "Robert J. Harris, the author," or "Bob Harris the designer of Talisman?"  He answered that although he didn't expect to be remembered at all, that one of his great pleasures was recieving letters from children all over the world about the fun and happiness that Talisman a had given them. 
Shadow Hunters
U ubarose Updated May 06, 2019 909   0

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It's almost Halloween, so less take a look back at the spooky game - Shadow Hunters by Z-Man Games. There is fairly recent reprint of Shadow Hunters which includes the 10 card expansion with the additional characters, so it would appear that Shadow Hunters has been a popular game and people are still playing it. If you have never played and want to know more about it, you can check out one of our reviews - Shadow Hunters Review by Matt Drake or Shadow Hunters Board Game Review by Shellie Rose . ...
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