Tribes: Dawn of Humanity Review

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Full Tribes: Dawn of Humanity Review I’m often leery of civilization games that say they play quickly. Tribes claims to cover 30,000 years of civilization in 45 minutes and that just seems sketchy. Does it make good on this monumental promise? Do you actually get the feel of a civilization building game is just 45 minutes? Yes and no. Either …

Patreon Spotlight: Cardboard Clash

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Cardboard Clash “I am a board game reviewer for 1 and 2-players. I started Cardboard Clash at the tail end of 2016 because I continuously ran into a problem when researching board game purchases: there were too few reviews covering the experience with two players. Most of my own gaming is done with my wife, and so that player count …

2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Miniatures

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Miniatures gamers can be some of the easiest, and also hardest, people to shop for during the holidays. It’s usually pretty apparent which games they’re into, but how do you know what they already have? Hopefully, this list will give you some ideas about the latest and greatest in some of the most popular miniatures games. Marvel Crisis Protocol The …

Patreon Spotlight: Mike Meeple

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Mike Meeple “I am just an ordinary guy who loves tabletop gaming!  In addition to my full time job, being a husband and a dad, I currently run a blog where I review games, interview designers about upcoming games, and teach people how to paint miniatures on the cheap!  Unfortunately, all of this costs some money (new games to review, …

Skulk Hollow Review

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Full Skulk Hollow Review Once, long ago, the Guardians helped to create and shape the world. Then, they fell into a deep slumber and the age of the animal clans began. Now, the animal clans are warring, wreaking havoc upon the land. The Guardians, feeling the disturbance, have awoken. Their dark and twisted forms monstrous in their rage. Will they …

2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Board Games

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Board Games make great gifts for the holidays, whether it’s for someone new to the hobby or a veteran gamer. It’s not always easy to gift them, though! There’s only so much mass-market stores carry, and you don’t want to be the person who purchases someone their 45th copy of Monopoly of Scrabble. Here are some ideas to help you …

A Few to Review: Catch the Moon

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Welcome to the first-ever A Few to Review, a series of reviews written by members of the Tabletop Writer’s Guild. Each month, several guild members select a game to play, write up their thoughts in 300-500 words, and one of those members hosts the review. This month’s review is Bombyx’s Catch the Moon, a dexterity game set in a poetic …

Patreon Spotlight: The Thoughtful Gamer

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The Thoughtful Gamer “I created The Thoughtful Gamer to provide a high-quality board game reviews, strategy guides, and discussion about board game culture. Soon after beginning I started a bi-weekly podcast. Then I expanded that to include off-week podcast features. Now I even stream games occasionally, and I’m in the process of dipping my toes into the world of video reviews and …

Letter Jam Review

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Full Letter Jam Review Czech Games Edition‘s Letter Jam is a cooperative word game which right off the bat makes it seem like it’d be right up my alley. The reality, however, couldn’t be farther from the truth. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly where the game goes so horribly wrong for me, but it’s certainly a game I’m not likely …

2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Accessories

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The holidays are fast approaching and you might be wondering what a good gift may be for the gamer who already has just about everything. Accessories! Now I’ve been fortunate enough to review a TON of great gaming accessories, and here are some that would make great gifts. Level Up Dice Level Up Dice are makers of luxury dice. They …