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Tower of Madness Review

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Full Tower of Madness Review Smirk & Dagger has taken a nostalgic game, wrapped it up with some extra mechanics and a Lovecraftian theme, and released it as Tower of Madness. It’s a push-your-luck dice game with a central 3D tower filled with tentacles and marbles like a horrific version of Kerplunk. Players try to investigate locations by rolling dice and …

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ROOT Review

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Full ROOT Preview The Woodland has become a battlefield. The vile Marquise de Cat has taken over the once peaceful wood trying to spread her industry and exploit it for her own gain. The Eyrie, once proud rulers of the Woodland, have found a new commander to help them reclaim their birthright while the Woodland Alliance tries to spread sympathy for their …

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Rock Paper Monsters Review

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Rock Paper Scissors meets monsters in Rock Paper Monsters, a family game about positioning and clever card play designed by Timothy Balogh. The goal of the game is to earn 10 Monster Bites over the course of several rounds. A Monster Bite (and possibly 2 or more) is earned by having the highest score at the end of the round. This is …

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My Little Scythe Review

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When one of the hottest board games gets a more child-friendly fan remake using a popular kids’ show for a theme, something wonderful has the possibility of being born. Enter My Little Scythe. Originally a print-and-play My Little Pony themed “demake” of Scythe by father-daughter team Hoby and Vienna Chou, the game was officially picked up by Scythe publisher, Stonemaier games. …

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The second payment from Threadless finally cleared in the amount of $15 so I have made the next donation to Take This! For transparency, below are some screenshots confirming the Threadless payment and the donation of funds. Rob KalajianMedia personality Rob Kalajian has been a staple in the board game world for many years. As a former writer for Purple …

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Bumuntu Review

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I first got a chance to play Bumuntu back in 2016 at the 2nd annual Connecticut Festival of Indie games and was immediately smitten with the game. Back then there was a bit more to it, but the game has been wonderfully polished and streamlined since being picked up and published by WizKids. Bumuntu is a game of set collection, …

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Supertall Review

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Button Shy Games is known for their wallet series of microgames and has earned a reputation for making quality games with around 18 cards each. Supertall is no exception to this rule. It’s a game for 2-3 players where players are trying to create the tallest, highest scoring towers by building floors, using abilities, or scrapping cards. At the start …

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Everdell Review

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Raising almost $500,000 on Kickstarter, Everdell has a fair amount of hype behind it. With a stunning round board, 3-dimensional cardboard tree, wonderfully colorful artwork, and a cast of cute critters, Everdell is a hard game to ignore. The idea of a worker placement game/tableau building game that plays in about 20 minutes per player and has a unique seasonal …