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Barnes on Games #6: Travel Edition (Magic, The Mind, Love Letter, Fantasy Realms, Vegas, Dragonwood)
MB Michael Barnes Updated January 22, 2019 1182 0
Seven Games. One Box.
W WadeMonnig Updated January 07, 2019 1413 2
This game gets played but once per year…
MB Michael Barnes Updated January 07, 2019 3151 0
It's time to let Lovecraft go.
W WadeMonnig Updated January 07, 2019 989 2
It just wasn’t in the Cards.
MB Michael Barnes Updated January 07, 2019 1140 0
Back when we rebooted and relaunched as There Will Be Games a couple of months ago, I was suddenly flooded with review copies and titles that I picked up on my own that I wanted to cover. And I've fallen behind, so this edition of Barnes on Games is kind of a "catch up" on some things that I'd really like to get the word out on- some genuine surprises in this batch. So here's a pile of games and what I think about them.
W WadeMonnig Updated January 07, 2019 1209 2
Diving into the Discount Bin, looking for Diamonds.
A AndrewMcAlpine Updated January 07, 2019 1018 0
Howdy there, underlings! Go ahead and put down your tools, wipe the soot off your brow, and come hither. Your deep-pocketed, hard-fisted supervisor has some thoughts about board games, and guess what? You’re gonna listen to ‘em. You will, of course, need to make this time up later.
E ecargo Updated January 07, 2019 1629 0
Like many, I grew up playing games with my family. Rummy 500 was my family’s bread and butter, but many other games crossed our table over the years. Games were a social activity; a way to bond and spend time together. When I got into the hobbyist side of games almost 10 years ago, I scoffed at the notion of playing games solo. Why would I want to do that? I have plenty of solitary activities I can do. Besides, playing a board game by yourself seemed kind of sad. Sure, I gave the original Thunderstone solo mode a...
MB Michael Barnes Updated January 07, 2019 1990 0
You know, for kids.