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Noir Review

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Designers: Kedric Winks Publisher: The Game Crafter Year: 2017 MSRP: $4.99 Players: 3-6 Play Time: 10+ Min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Noir Prelude As of this writing, Noir is a semi-finalist in The Game Crafter Hook Box Challenge. It also looks to be a shoe-in to win with over 100 more community votes than the next highest-ranking game. Noir is an 18-card storytelling game where …

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Tao Long Review

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Designers: Dox Lucchin, Pedro Latro Publisher: Thundergryph Games Year: 2017 MSRP: €25.00 Players: 2 Play Time: 10-30 Min Ages: 14+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Tao Long Prelude Thundergryph Games’ 2nd Kickstarter campaign was for Tao Long, a game of dueling dragons that raised a whopping €281,529. A ton of extras were unlocked during the campaign giving players a multitude of play options and varying quality levels of …

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Sheriff of Nottingham Review

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Designers: Sérgio Halaban, André Zatz Publisher: Arcane Wonders Year: 2014 MSRP: $34.99 Players: 3-5 Play Time: 60 Min Ages: 13+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Sheriff of Nottingham Prelude Prince John is in Nottingham and the cities merchants are taking the opportunity to hock their wares during all the commotion. Some of them are even trying to smuggle in illicit goods for a bit of extra profit. Unfortunately, the …

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Bunny Kingdom Review

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Designers: Richard Garfield Publisher: IELLO Year: 2017 MSRP: $49.99 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 45 Min Ages: 12+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Bunny Kingdom Prelude The Bunny King has sent out his Rabbit Lords to take control of territories in the New World and turn them into successful Fiefs. The Lords must build cities, gather resources, and complete tasks for the king to be build up the …

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Dragon Dice – Undead Review

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Designers: Lester Smith Publisher: SFR, Inc. Year (Undead Rerelease): 2017 MSRP: $9.95 per Kicker Players: 2-4 Play Time: 30 Min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Dragon Dice Around 2 years ago I reviewed the latest (at the time) Starter Set for Dragon Dice. It was actually split into two posts, one where I reviewed an unboxed version and a followup …

Munchkin Shakespeare Deluxe Review

Munchkin Shakespeare Deluxe Mini Review

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Designers: Steve Jackson Publisher: Steve Jackson Games Year: 2017 MSRP: $29.95 Players: 3-6 Play Time: 60-120 Min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Munchkin Shakespeare Deluxe Prelude The works of Shakespeare are well known for their comedy, tragedy, puns, and betrayal. Kind of perfect for the world of Munchkin! Love it or hate it, Munchkin is a powerhouse that doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. …

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Rail Raiders Infinite Review

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Designers: David Freeman Publisher: Ninja Division Year: 2017 MSRP: $59.95 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 30 Min Ages: 14+ Rules Available Online: No Prelude It’s been a long a hard road for Rail Raiders Infinite, Ninja Division’s sci-fi train heist game. There have been a few woes, and that’s putting it mildly, with delivering the game to Kickstarter backers. I think even now there’s a fair group …

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Alien Entity Review

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Designers: Austin Braine Publisher: Braine Games Year: 2014 MSRP: $19.95 Players: 3-5 Play Time: 10 Min Ages: 13+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Alien Prelude In Alien Entity players are planetary researchers trapped on a hostile planet while an alien tries to infect the crew. The only way off-planet is to construct a satellite array and call for help. Killing the alien any infected crew members will also do. …

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Blank Review

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Designers: Henri Kermarrec Publisher: The Creativity Hub Year: 2017 MSRP: $15 Players: 2-6 Play Time: 10-15 Min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Blank Prelude I first saw Blank at PAX Unplugged 2017 while checking out Untold at The Creativity Hub’s booth. Blank is a card game filled with possibilities. While the basic mechanics of the game are simple, players will be adding new rules and new …

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Dead Man’s Doubloons Review

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Designers: Jason Miceli Publisher: Thundergryph Games Year: 2017 MSRP: $49 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 30-60 Min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Dead Man’s Doubloons Prelude The retail release of Dead Man’s Doubloons is right around the corner with Passport Games distributing the game in the US in March of 2018. Having previously done a Dead Man’s Doubloons preview I was thrilled to obtain a pre-release copy …