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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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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 …

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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 …

Crazier Eights Avalon Card Game Review

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Last month, Crazier Eights: Avalon released. Designed by James Gray, Avalon is a stand-alone expansion to the original base game Crazier Eights (in case you missed it, check out our review of Crazier Eights: Camelot). Avalon is designed to provide enough cards for a two-player game or to allow additional players when shuffled into the original base deck. To play …

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Go Nuts for Donuts Review

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Designers: Zachary Eagle Publisher: Gamewright Year: 2017 MSRP: $14.99 Players: 2-6 Play Time:  20 min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Go Nuts for Donuts Prelude Everyone loves donuts. In fact, people tend to go nuts for ’em! Go Nuts for Donuts is a fast-paced family card game featuring personified donuts. Players try to snag the most donuts, collecting sets and …

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Ten Candles Review

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Designers: Stephen Dewey Publisher: Cavalry Games Year: 2015 MSRP: $28 (Softcover), $10 (PDF) Players: 2+ Play Time:  2-3 Hours Ages: 16+ Genre: Horror RPGG: Ten Candles Prelude “Ten days ago, the sky betrayed you. The world went dark. The sun vanished. Five days ago, They came. And now They’re coming for you. Keep moving. Don’t lose hope. And stay in the light.” Ten Candles is …

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Ghosts Love Candy Review

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Designers: Danny Devine Publisher: Steve Jackson Games Year: 2016 MSRP: $19.95 Players: 3-6 Play Time:  20-45 min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Ghosts Love Candy Prelude It’s a known fact that ghosts love candy almost as much as dragons love tacos. What better night for ghosts to get candy than Halloween? All the kids dressed up in their cute costumes going …