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Confession: I’ve never seen all of a Mad Max movie. I started watching the original, but ten slow minutes of unintelligible mumbling nixed that. Not having seen it, I didn’t go for The Road Warrior, presented as a sequel. Mad … Continue reading
(Full disclosure: Tom Digby is a colleague of my wife’s and a pal. He gave her a copy of his book and after she finished it, I read it.) Yesterday this article was going around Twitter, or at least the … Continue reading
One of my favorite boardgames is actually a card game, San Juan. It’s a card game version of Puerto Rico, a game I don’t have much love for. San Juan, however, is the first game I ever rated a 10 … Continue reading
Impulse is a new game by Carl Chudyk (Glory to Rome, Innovation, Uchronia) published by Asmadi Games. Chudyk is known for thinky, stripped-down designs that focus on intricate mechanisms. In the past, Chudyk’s games have not had dazzling artwork, focusing … Continue reading
A few months ago a new game took the boardgaming community by surprise. Star Realms originated on Kickstarter, but it was picked up by a small publisher and released to huge success. It was in high demand, selling out soon … Continue reading
Battle Merchants has dwarves, orcs, hobgoblins, and elves: four things I’d rather not see in games anymore. And yet I’m thrilled because they’re all fighting each other and you don’t care who wins, so long as they buy your weapons … Continue reading
The game I was most looking forward to at Gen Con was Imperial Settlers, the new game from Ignacy Trzewiczek. Not only is he a designer whose games I like, Imperial Settlers is a lighter, cleaner version of The New … Continue reading