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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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January 04, 2021
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Play Matt: Paleo Review

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Stone Age life in Paleo starts off with a lot of card sorting and a confusing rules explanation. Perhaps that’s not surprising given our ancestors’...
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December 14, 2020
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Play Matt: Cosmic Frog Review

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Ever since I learned about Cosmic Frog, I’ve been tweeting about it. Someone asked what the mechanics were like. To which the only, incredulous, re...
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November 30, 2020
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The crowd roars as the Blitz Bowl player unleashes the mother of all passes. It travels almost the entire length of the field, clearing the brazier...
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November 24, 2020
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"Patience is a virtue”, runs the old adage, but it’s in short supply when it comes to solo games. So I dive in head-first, flipping out the mounted...
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November 08, 2020
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Play Matt: Isle of Cats Review

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Vesh Darkhand hates The Isle of Cats. It’s never quite clear why. Nor why the citizens of the fantasy world he wants to conquer seek to rescue...
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Matt Thrower
October 25, 2020
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I start Magic Maze on Mars in the worst place possible: at the back of the rulebook. This is where the solitaire version of the game is, and it doe...
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October 11, 2020
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Getting White Eagle Defiant to the table involved a lot of dirt. First, there was dusting off my plexiglass sheet to sit over the paper map. It'd b...
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September 28, 2020
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Play Matt: Swatch Review

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When you read that a game is good for families, it means one of two things. First, it’s a super simple blast like Uno or a dexterity game like Pitc...
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September 14, 2020
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Play Matt: Village Green Review

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Growing up in rural England, some villages had fancy name signs. Ours did not, and provoked an early sense of injustice in my childhood self. Years...
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August 31, 2020
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Like every Games Workshop board game, Rise of the Orks starts with assembling miniatures. There are five in this box, chunky Space Marine Terminato...
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