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Tabletop Game Reviews, News and Round-Ups

Our top board games you Need to try

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Our top board games you Need to try

It’s that time of year. Board game deals abound! With so many great games and so little time to play, you want to be spend savvy so they avoid your shelf of shame. You might also be looking to get that next great game for a board gamer in your life. How do you sort through the massive catalog of games out there?  We like to organize our games into curated theme collections, such as our Canadian Made board games and solo board games.  To help you narrow the list, we’ve also made a ranking of great, rare board games....

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Machi Koro Legacy - Review Round-Up

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Machi Koro Legacy - Review Round-Up

Thanks for checking out our curated round-up of Machi Koro Legacy by Pandasaurus Games. We’ve pulled together reviews and walkthroughs that resonated with us from amazing gamers and creators. Our favorite board games create an immersive experience and have great table presence. We hope this review round-up will help you find your next favourite game too! Machi Koro joins other board games designed by Legacy game designer, Rob Daviau, with Machi Koro Legacy. Test your luck with the dice as you compete with between two to four players (age 10+) to become the mayor in the world of Machi Koro...

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We’re giving to Coral Reef Restoration with every sale!

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We’re giving to Coral Reef Restoration with every sale!

Coral Reef Restoration It really doesn’t seem like an automatic fit with board gaming. And we don’t live near an ocean. So why are we supporting it?  The most important reason for us is that it's personal.  Our whole family loves the water. During every summer, we swim, fish, and boat in nearby lakes. From the beauty and raw power of its waves to the colorful and energetic life that swims through it, the ocean for us has this draw for us. Our kids love watching documentaries about the ocean and oceanic life, such as Chasing Coral on Netflix. This...

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When Your Gaming Styles Differ

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When Your Gaming Styles Differ

My husband and I like board games. The problem is, we don’t always like the same board games. I like board games, but I am not a “gamer.” I like games that are fairly mainstream, easy to learn, and quick to play. Think Settlers of Catan and Code Names. My husband is a gamer. To me, his criteria for a good board game are something like this: Does the box weigh at least 20lbs? Is the rule book the length of a short novel? Does it take at least 2 hours to play? Games he’s always talking about recently are...

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Terraforming Mars Review

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Terraforming Mars Review

Solo gaming offers a more chances for board gamers to play, practice, and teach. This fall we’re featuring our solo board gaming collection. This collection includes some of the most popular solo board games and our favourites. We want to help you discover them through our mini-reviews.   Terraforming Mars by Stronghold Games is the popular strategy board game where players try to make Mars habitable. The game was nominated for the 2017 Kennerspiel des Jahres, the best Connoisseur Board Game of the Year and became a long-lasting hit on BoardGameGeek.   The game involves deep strategy as players try...

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