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 …

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Loot Trap Overview

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Designers: Curtis Melroe Publisher: Parlance Games Year: 2018 Minimum Pledge: $15 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 30-90 min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Loot Trap Parlance Games‘ Loot Trap, a pirate-themed card/board game hybrid, hits Kickstarter on November 15th. Parlance shot me over a prototype of the game to give it a shot and write a quick overview of it. Loot …

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Ironclad Preview

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Designers: Konstantinos Iovis, Ioannis Stamatis, Kostis Tolios Publisher: Alcyon Creative Year: 2018 Minimum Pledge: $35 Players: 1-3 Play Time: 45-90 min Ages: 13+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Ironclad Prelude Ironclad is a cooperative space opera game for 1 to 3 players currently on Kickstarter from Alcyon Creative. Players take control of the Ironclad, a warship that defected from Gaia …