Previewing: Ursa Miner

As the number of new people entering the gaming hobby continues to rise, so too does the volume of new games brought to market. It’s highly commendable on the one hand, as it means that more and more designers are...
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Previewing: Path of Light and Shadow

History has shown us time and again that uniting a fractious country is not an easy task. As a leader, it’s up to you to decide how to proceed. Is it better to merge opposing factions together by strength of...
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Previewing: Trickster: Champions of Time

Throughout the course of history nearly every society develops stories about the trickster. They are the consummate outsiders who openly question the current norms of their culture. The trickster feeds on upending the status quo, revels in breaking rules, and loves...
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Previewing: Monsters In The Elevator

On paper, the idea of creating a game that’s both interesting and educational seems blisteringly simple. All it has to do is incorporate teaching something substantive alongside an entertaining and fun experience. Of course, on paper it’s easy to draw...
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Previewing: Twilight Of The Gods

The fall of Rome was a big deal. We’re told this over and over again in history class. For hundreds of years, Rome wasn’t just the center of the western world – it was the world. The Roman Empire had spent...
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Previewing: Wordsy

Word games are always a tricky genre to carve out unique space in. The reasons for this vary, but they usually boil down to two main issues. The first one is that so many such games tend to rely on...
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Previewing: Leaders of Euphoria

In the not-too-distant future, the world as we know it has crumbled. Society is in shambles, the environment is a mess, and the collective advancement of civilization has regressed to one of paranoia and xenophobic control of the masses. Let’s...
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Previewing: Robit Riddle

Even as the board gaming world continues to evolve, we’ve yet to shake off the notion that children’s games must either be limited to rudimentary Candy Land style affairs with few choices or simple pattern-matching or dexterity games that don’t requite...
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Previewing: Ahead In The Clouds

The chief challenge with any Euro-styled microgame is distilling it down in a way that captures the essence of the genre its evoking while retaining the enjoyment those games bring. It can be especially difficult attempting to whittle down games...
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Previewing: Barnyard Roundup

Old MacDonald had a farm E-I-E-I-O And on that farm he had a goat E-I-E-I-O With a cluck cluck here And a cluck cluck there Here a cluck, there a cluck Everywhere a cluck cluck Old MacDonald bilked again E-I-E-I-O   Alright,...
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