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Human Era Preview

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Designers: Jake Given, Zach Given Publisher: Lay Waste Games Year: 2018 Minimum Pledge: $25 Players: 4-10 Play Time: 15-30 min Ages: 14+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Human Era Humans are kind of dumb. They’ve gone and messed up the time and space with all their time traveling and meddling. As part of the crew of the last time machine, you …

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Zendo Unboxing

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Back in August when I first found out about a new edition of Zendo coming out I couldn’t contain my excitement. I finally had a chance to actually sit down and play while at PAX Unplugged a few weeks back. Now, my own copy arrived and I just had to rip it open and get some pics. You may notice …

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Kingdomino Review

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Designers: Bruno Cathala Publisher: Blue Orange Games Year: 2016 MSRP: $19.99 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 15-20 minutes Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Kingdomino Prelude Winner of the 2017 Spiel des Jahres, one of the most prestigious awards in the boardgame industry, Kingdomino has been a huge hit for Blue Orange Games. The game takes the basic mechanic of matching dominos …

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Seat Wars Preview

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Designers: Andrés Ayala Publisher: Detestable Games, Aether Tower Year: 2018 Minimum Pledge: $33 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 15-30 min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Seat Wars Seat Wars is a new game from Detestable Games and Aether Tower and inspired by an incident where the game’s designer, Andrés, couldn’t get a seat on a packed bus, even with his …

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The Game of Dash Review

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Designers: N/A Publisher: BSP Imagine LLC Year: 2017 MSRP: $19.99 Players: 2-6 Play Time: 15 minutes Ages: 5+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: N/A Prelude I normally write a little introduction here, but there’s really not much to go on with The Game of Dash. BSP Imagine’s website just links to an Amazon page for the game with the following sales pitch: …

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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 …