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Hanamikoji Review

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Designers: Kota Nakayama Publisher:  Deep Water Games / Emperor S4 Year: 2013 MSRP: $19.99 Players: 2 Play Time: 15 Min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Hanamikoji Prelude In the old capital city of Hanamikoji, there was a street famed for its Geishas. In Hanamikoji you’re vying to earn the attention of 7 Geisha masters by placing sets of …

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Azul Review

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Designers: Michael Kiesling Publisher:  Next Move Games / Plan B Games Year: 2018 MSRP: $39.99 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 30-45 Min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Azul Prelude King Manuel I of Portugal has been inspired by the Moorish tiles of the Alhambra palace in Spain and has decided to decorate the walls of the Royal Palace of Evora …

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Expancity Review

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Designers: Alex Cutler Publisher:  Breaking Games Year: 2018 MSRP: $60 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 45-60 Min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: Expancity Prelude Expancity, one of Breaking Games’ latest releases, is a city building game where players are competing to build the highest residential and commercial buildings while also competing to complete their own secret Contracts to score …

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The Mind Review

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Designers: Wolfgang Warsch Publisher: Pandasaurus Games Year: 2018 MSRP: $14.99 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 15 Min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: The Mind Prelude What do the numbers 1-100, rabbits, and ninja stars have in common? The Mind. The Mind is one part game, one part experiment, and one part experience. The goal? Play cards from your hand …

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Hintegers Review

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Designers: Frank Alberts, Russell Ng Publisher: Zafty Year: 2018 MSRP: $15 Players: 5-10 Play Time: 20 Min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: Hintegers Prelude Guess what number between 1-10 that I’m thinking of. We’ve all played this game before, but Zafty’s Hintegers puts a bit more structure around it with Hintegers, a party game for 5-10 players where …

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Thanos Rising Review

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Designers: Andrew Wolf Publisher: USAopoly Year: 2018 MSRP: $49.95 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 60-90 Min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Thanos Rising Prelude  “Fun isn’t something one considers when balancing the universe. But this… does put a smile on my face.” ―Thanos Coinciding with the release of Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos Rising is a cooperative dice and card drafting game for 2-4 players. The game has the players trying to recruit …

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Charterstone Review

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Designers: Jamey Stegmaier Publisher: Stonemaier Games Year: 2017 MSRP: $70 Players: 1-6 Play Time: 60 Min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Charterstone Prelude “The prosperous Kingdom of Greengully, ruled for centuries by the Forever King, has issued a decree to its citizens to colonize the vast lands beyond its borders. In an effort to start a new village, the Forever King has selected 6 citizens …

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Sellswords: Olympus Review

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Designers: Dan Manfredini Publisher: Level 99 Games Year: 2017 MSRP: $25.00 Players: 2 Play Time: 30 Min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: Sellswords: Olympus Prelude Sellswords: Olympus is Level 99’s follow-up to their original Sellswords with a few minor rules tweaks, Greek Gods instead of general fantasy characters, and some new special powers to keep things fresh. The gods of Olympus have gone to war and it’s up …

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Senshi Review

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Designers: Dan Manfredini Publisher: Arcane Wonders Year: 2018 MSRP: $19.99 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 15 Min Ages: 14+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Senshi Prelude At first glance, Arcane Wonder’s Senshi looks a bit similar to another of their titles, Onitama. Similarities end at the box art as Senshi is quite different, indeed. As warrior-monks players manipulate stacks of tokens that represent Strength, Agility, Wisdom, and …

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EXCEED: Seventh Cross Review

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Designers: D. Brad Talton, Jr. Publisher: Level 99 Games Year: 2018 MSRP: $25 Players: 2 Play Time: 10-30 Min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: EXCEED: Seventh Cross Prelude Level 99 Games’ EXCEED Fighting System, its successful card-based, arcade-like fighting game, is back for Season 2. This time the cards are from their Seventh Cross universe, a horrific world where The Church fights hideous monsters in an …