Dice Forge Review

Dice Forge Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2017 Players: 2-4 Playing Time: 45 Minutes  Dice Forge is a gimmick game. I don’t mean that

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Targi Review

Targi Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2012 Players: 2 Playing Time: 60 Minutes  Targi – The Premise Targi is a moderately abstract worker placement

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Colt Express Review

Colt Express Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2014 Players: 2-6 Playing Time: 30-40 Minutes  In Colt Express, you’re a train robber trying to get

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Mr Jack Review

Mr. Jack Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2006 Players: 2 Playing Time: 30 Minutes Mr. Jack – The Premise Jack the Ripper is one

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Dixit Review

Dixit Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2008 Players: 3-6 Playing Time: 30 Minutes Dixit – The Premise Dixit is a simple card game wherein

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Quacks of Quedlinburg Review

Quacks of Quedlinburg Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2018 Players: 2-4 (2-5 w/expansion) Playing Time: 45 Minutes  Quacks of Quedlinburg breaks a general rule

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Keyflower Review

Keyflower Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2012 Players: 2-6 Playing Time: 90-120 Minutes Keyflower plays out over four rounds (seasons). In each season, you’ll

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Emergent Gameplay

Emergent Gameplay Emergent elements in board games, video games, and tabletop roleplaying games By MARK WILSON Emergent gameplay is a slippery duck. Any longtime gamer

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Scythe Board Game Review

Scythe Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2016 Players: 1-5 Playing Time: 90-115 Minutes  What’s in a Name? 4X Games in Modern Board Gaming There

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Concordia Review

Concordia Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2013 Players: 2-5 (2-6 w/Concordia: Venus) Playing Time: 100 Minutes  Concordia is a game with a lot of

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Forgotten Waters Review

Forgotten Waters Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2020 Players: 3-7 Playing Time: 120-240 Minutes  Forgotten Waters is a game that is trying to be

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Russian Railroads Review

Russian Railroads Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2013 Players: 2-4 Playing Time: 90-120 Minutes  Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a dense,

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Sushi Go Party Review

Sushi Go Party Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2016 Players: 2-8 Playing Time: 20 Minutes  If I ever want to remember the value of

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Mysterium Review

Mysterium Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2015 Players: 2-7 Playing Time: 42 Minutes  The Balance of Ambiguity When I play Mysterium, I see something

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Ethnos Review

Ethnos Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2017 Players: 2-6 Playing Time: 45-60 Minutes  Ethnos burst onto the scene with some fanfare, in large part

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Adventuring NPCs

Adventuring NPCs Creating meaningful, adventuresome non-player characters that enhance the campaign, without stealing the spotlight By MARK WILSON Alright kobolds and firbolgs, let’s talk about

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Captain Sonar Review

Captain Sonar Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2016 Players: 2-8 Playing Time: 45-60 Minutes Captain Sonar – The Premise Captain Sonar is an audacious,

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Codenames Review

Codenames Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2015 Players: 2-8 Playing Time: 15 Minutes  Codenames – The Premise Two teams and a 5×5 tableau of

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Dievas (RPG) Review

Dievas (RPG) Review By MARK WILSON RPG System: Dievas The Premise Dievas was created for RPGGeek’s 24-hour RPG competition. The setting is that of 13th

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Seasons of Inis Review

Seasons of Inis Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2019 Players: 2-5 Playing Time: 90 Minutes  I’m a huge fan of Inis; it might be

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Project Dreamscape Review

Project Dreamscape Review By MARK WILSON Year Published: 2015 Players: 1-4 Playing Time: 30 Minutes  Theme & Concept It’s easy for card games to get

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