Previewing: The Search for Planet X

Humans have a number of admirable traits. Despite not having the toughest armor, the fastest legs, or the sharpest claws, we have flourished and thrived despite all obstacles, allowing us to expand around the globe from the frozen tundra to...
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Previewing: FAZA

Despite being a subgenre that’s existed for several decades, co-op games have to occasionally re-prove themselves as to be somehow to be worthy of a player’s time. Part of this is because there is a small but vocal part of...
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Previewing(ish): Anachrony: Fractures of Time

Time travel is a strange, wonky topic that has no shortage of theories and debates as to how it would work were it possible. Is time travel a one-way thing? Can you change the past in going back or is...
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Previewing: Anthelion

When it comes to conventional thought, bigger is usually better. A bigger house, bigger car, bigger paycheck all speak to the allure of affluence. Bigger audiences, bigger platforms, bigger reactions all play into the perceived value of your actions. And...
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Previewing: City of the Big Shoulders

Board games have a nearly boundless array of thematic options to choose from. They are, after all, an extension of generalized play, and play often intersects with imagination. A game can therefore take on any theme we deem worthwhile, from...
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Previewing: Meeple Party

Humans are undeniably social creatures, a trait biologically hardwired into us. It was a necessity for our distant ancestors’ survival and a welcomed convenience as we spread and grew civilization. We instinctively realized that groups of people could succeed and...
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Previewing: Bee Lives

Ask someone what they know about bees, and you’re likely to get a handful of the same answers. They fly, have nests, pollinate flowers, operate in a hive with a queen at the core, are generally yellowish in color, and...
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Previewing: Thieves Den

They say that crime doesn’t pay. Yet in the world of fiction and pop culture, few crimes are more glamorized than that of The Heist. Second only to perhaps the quest for vengeance, thievery is one of those topics that...
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Previewing: Western Legends

There are few things so fundamentally associated with the definition of an American than that of the Old West. Cowboys. Indians. Tall hats and showdowns at high noon. Brazen stagecoach robberies and drunken saloons. These are but a few of...
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Previewing: Cerebria

Are you a happy person? It’s a seemingly simple question on the surface. Yet the more you poke at it, the deeper and more complex it becomes. Is there an objective definition of happiness? Can anyone be happy all the time? Should...
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