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September 28, 2022
Rating 
 
5.0
The Mirroring of Mary King

A haunting poem of a game from one of the medium's foremost innovators.

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Michael Barnes
September 21, 2022
Rating 
 
4.5
3000 Scoundrels

A great weird western designed with restraint, concision, and novelty.

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Michael Barnes
September 21, 2022
Rating 
 
3.5
Dungeons & Dragons Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel and Spelljammer

A pretty great collection of short adventures written by non-white European authors and a sort of so-so return to a classic D&D setting.

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Michael Barnes
September 21, 2022
Rating 
 
3.5
Blitz Bowl, Lost Relics, Combat Arena

Blitz Bowl is one of the best games of the past decade, the other two here are somewhat lesser versions of better titles previously released by Games Workshop.

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Michael Barnes
August 12, 2022
Rating 
 
5.0
Board Game Reviews
Godtear

A game with nothing but strikes against emerges as one of the best games in its genre.

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Michael Barnes
July 14, 2022
Rating 
 
5.0
Arrakis: Dawn of the Fremen

Another EON masterpiece, but one that has been relatively unsung.

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Michael Barnes
June 09, 2022
Rating 
 
4.0
Warhammer The Horus Heresy: Age of Darkness

An awesome intro to Horus Heresy- if you are OK with the cost and the heavier rules.

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Michael Barnes
May 20, 2022
Rating 
 
4.5
Betrayal at House on the Hill 3rd Edition

A genuine cult classic.

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Michael Barnes
May 10, 2022
Rating 
 
5.0
Summoner Wars

Even better than it was 14 years ago- one of the best games in its genre.

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Michael Barnes
April 13, 2022
Rating 
 
4.0
Pathfinder: Level 20, Doctor Who: Don’t Blink

Decent, quality games in small boxes for under $30 it’s like 2005 all over again.

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