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Posts tagged as “board game”

Kill The Unicorns: A Preview

Have you ever wondered why you have never seen a unicorn? Clearly, it isn’t for some mundane reason such as unicorns never existing. Instead, the answer could only be, because they’ve been hunted to extinction! Fear not though! You too can experience a tiny slice of that time when unicorns…

Firefly the Board Game: Keep on Flying

Firefly The Game is a thematic sandbox adventure game much like Merchants and Marauders or Xia: Legends of a Drift. Much like the other games, you are the captain of a ship and you are setting off to build your fame and fortune. However, both of the other games focus…

Finally Played Twilight Imperium

Well, it’s official, after nearly a decade of knowing about it, hearing about it, and dreading it, I finally cracked and gave Twilight Imperium a try. Haven’t played it yet? Let me encourage you. Haven’t read about it? Let me be the first to warn you. Haven’t heard of it?…

How Does “Above and Below” Stack Up?

Ryan Laukat with Red Raven Games is becoming quite the name is board game design. Islebound and Near and Far are respectable games in the community, but the newer installment, Above and Below, has made a much larger splash than the previous games, for good reasons. Read on to see how this…

Cosmic Encounter: Choose, Ally, Betray.

Sometimes, a board game is simple, quick, and to the point; other times, they are complex epics that you spend hours strategizing over with a rulebook open and a wiki at hand. It’s rare to find those games that you can play in an hour that still offer a semblance of…