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Sheriff of Nottingham – Board Game Review

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Overview: Don’t let the name deceive you – you’re no Robin Hood here. Instead of stealing from the rich to enrich the poor, Sheriff of Nottingham is all about getting rich yourself, all under the eyes of the ever watchful … Continue reading

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Settlers of Catan: Seafarers – Board Game Review

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  Overview: Ever feel cramped on your little island of Catan? Have you found yourself wishing you could set off and find an island of your own? Settlers of Catan: Seafarers lets you do just that. Seafarers is an expansion … Continue reading

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Batman: Gotham City Strategy Game – Board Game Review

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Overview: He is vengeance. He is the night. He is…Batman! But you’re not; you’re the villain. In Batman: Gotham City Strategy Game, you play as one of his rogues and compete for control of Gotham City, all the while trying … Continue reading

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Ticket to Ride: Alvin and Dexter – Board Game Review

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Overview: Is standard Ticket to Ride not chaotic enough for you? Does it lack the fire and destruction you’re looking for? Well, Alvin and Dexter are waiting for you. This is a small expansion for Ticket to Ride that adds … Continue reading

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Dead of Winter – Board Game Review

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Overview: October is the time to break out your games with ghosts, monsters, and zombies. In Dead of Winter, each player controls a faction of survivors living together in the colony trying to survive the winter in the midst of … Continue reading

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Settlers of America: Trails to Rails – Board Game Review

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Overview: Imagine if the Oregon Trail was a board game, but your settlers didn’t get dysentery all the time. In many ways, that’s Settlers of America. This game uses familiar Settlers of Catan rules to simulate America’s westward expansion. The … Continue reading

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Settlers of Catan – Board Game Review

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Overview: Settlers of Catan is a pretty straightforward game. You play as a group of settlers setting up on the fictional island of Catan. To do that, you’re going to have to compete with other players to collect all the … Continue reading

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Memoir ’44 – Board Game Review

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Overview: Memoir ’44 is a WWII war game inspired by the fighting on the Western Front in 1944. It includes a two-sided board (field and beachhead) and a stack of different terrain hexes that let you construct a series of … Continue reading

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Heroclix: Plan and Execute – Telekinesis

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This month we’re taking a look at an important strategic power: Telekinesis. Telekinesis is a wordy power, but it’s a valuable tool once you get the hang of it. Telekinesis: Give this character a power action and designate a target … Continue reading

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Heroclix: Shifting Focus

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Some characters do one thing and they do it really well. The Flash moves really fast. Hawkeye shoots arrows at people. Power sets like this are pretty easy to make in Heroclix. But what about characters that are more complex? … Continue reading

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