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Matt Thrower (He/Him)
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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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Matt Thrower
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Articles by Matt Thrower

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April 19, 2021
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My daughter’s 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons group contains all sorts of weird and wonderful characters: a dwarf druid, a demon-blooded rogue, a dr...
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Matt Thrower
April 12, 2021
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Play Matt: Elric, Ranked

Gamer Culture
While confined to our homes, in a time of crisis, introspection and nostalgia are an understandable, comforting response. So too is escapism. I com...
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Matt Thrower
April 05, 2021
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Setting up Under Falling Skies for the first time, it feels like setting up Space Invaders: the Board Game. Seeing as this solo title has you in co...
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Matt Thrower
March 29, 2021
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Seven years into the release schedule of 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons we have Candlekeep Mysteries, a deliberate departure from all that has ...
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Matt Thrower
March 22, 2021
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Play Matt: The Cost Review

Board Game Reviews
 
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Death arrives in an unassuming beige box. There’s a picture of a filter mask on the front and a legend: The Cost. Inside, more beige, more masks an...
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Matt Thrower
March 15, 2021
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Play Matt: Welcome To... Review

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Welcome To... my local gaming club. Remember them? Communal spaces in which people could gather and play games face to face. Ours is in a refurbish...
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Matt Thrower
March 08, 2021
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Back to the Future is that rarest of fish, a beloved nerd franchise that’s under-gamed. Enter Back to the Future: Dice Through Time, a co-operative...
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Matt Thrower
March 01, 2021
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Play Matt: Wavelength Review

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After me, the next member of the household to see Wavelength is the dog, and she doesn’t like it. It contains an extraordinary plastic device that ...
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Matt Thrower
February 22, 2021
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Roll and write games are like junk food. Easy to pick up, easy to consume, and easy to forget about afterwards. So, like everyone else, we've been ...
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Matt Thrower
February 15, 2021
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Charles Darwin ate devilled kidneys washed down with a pint of gin before belching in front of a horrified Queen Victoria. He flew the scene in a h...
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