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Machi Koro Legacy - Review Round-Up

Posted by Jose Rivera on

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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When Your Gaming Styles Differ

Posted by Scott Reid on

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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Aeon's End: The New Age - Review Round-Up

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Aeon's End: The New Age - Review Round-Up

Thanks for checking out our curated round-up of Aeon’s End: The New Age by Action Phase Games and Indie Boards and Cards. 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! Aeon’s End: The New Age is another great addition to the long-running series. Like the rest of the deck-building series, this standalone expansion can be played solo or with up to 4 players with a recommended age...

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Gamify my game playing? I'm in! Here's my 7x7 challenge of 2018

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Gamify my game playing? I'm in! Here's my 7x7 challenge of 2018

As 2018 kicks off and I look at all the amazing Kickstarter board games we backed last year, and get excited about the other new release we'll find to bring you - I'm also looking at my own collection and the games I just don't play enough. I've pondered how to balance getting more of these out against all the great new games landing in 2018. Then my social feeds started lighting up with more and more 10x10 (or 5x5, 7x7...etc) challenges

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