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Daemon Trilogy: Subrosa Review

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Designers: Nate Weisman Publisher: IDW Games Year: 2017 MSRP: $29.99 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 30-45 minutes Ages: 12+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Daemon Trilogy: Subrosa Prelude Daemon Trilogy: Subrosa is a card drafting game where players are trying to complete contracts using characters from the game’s 5 Houses to earn favor in the Empire. It’s the first game in a planned trilogy and …

Murder of Crows Review

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 Designers: Eduardo Baraf, Thomas Denmark Publisher: Atlas Games Year: 2017 (2nd Edition) MSRP: $12.95 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 20 minutes Ages: 13+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Murder of Crows Prelude “The crows saw it all. Who died, who did it, where it happened… even how it was done.” Atlas Games recently released Murder of Crows 2nd Edition, a quick card game of a murder most foul by Eduardo …

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Onitama: Sensei’s Path Micro Review

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Designers: Shimpei Sato Publisher: Arcane Wonders Year: 2017 MSRP: $12.99 Players: 2 Play Time: 10-30 minutes Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Onitama: Sensei’s Path I first wrote about Onitama back in April of 2016 while I was still writing for Purple Pawn. Back then I wrote that the game was “a game that I believe will stand the test of time” and that it would “always …

Eschaton Unboxing

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One of the games that stood out most at PAX Unplugged 2017 was Eschaton from Archon Games. Their booth had a dark, brooding feel and only contained Eschaton, a game that matched the booth presenting it. There’s very little color to Eschaton, the game containing mostly shades of grey and black with a few accent colors on only a handful of …

Post-PAX Unplugged Decompression

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I’m back from PAX Unplugged! Well, technically I got back around midnight on Sunday, but I had to sleep a bit before going back to the day job, shopping for Thanksgiving, and finally getting a few quiet moments with the wife and kids. The show was amazing, and I’m eternally thankful for both Thundergryph Games and Geek Fever Games for …

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Doctor Who Fluxx Micro Review

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Designers: Andrew Looney Publisher: Looney Labs Year: 2017 MSRP: $20 Players: 2-6 Play Time: 5-30 minutes Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Doctor Who Fluxx Doctor Who is one of the latest themed Fluxx games from Looney Labs featuring, you guessed it, Doctor Who. The card set draws from both old Who (Doctors 1-8) and new Who (Doctors 9-12.) No 13th Doctor in this set, though there is …

Crazier Eights Avalon Card Game Review

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Last month, Crazier Eights: Avalon released. Designed by James Gray, Avalon is a stand-alone expansion to the original base game Crazier Eights (in case you missed it, check out our review of Crazier Eights: Camelot). Avalon is designed to provide enough cards for a two-player game or to allow additional players when shuffled into the original base deck. To play …