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Mini Board Game Reviews (4)

Monday, November 28th, 2011 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

World of Warcraft the Adventure Game The World of Warcraft Adventure Game is surprisingly good. It's a solid game that balances the need to develop your characters with interesting abilties, skills and equipment with the need for fast gameplay very well. ...

Stone Age Board Game Review

Friday, July 8th, 2011 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Stone Age isa light worker placement Euro game that uses dice to add an element of randomness to the game.  This is a great introductory board game for new players and plays in an hour to an hour and a ...

Hansa Teutonica Game Review

Saturday, May 7th, 2011 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Hansa Teutonica is a medium-weight, route building Eurogame with nearly no luck involved. It is however unlike most Eurogames quite interactive with a lot of strategic blocking and multiple routes to victory. Appearance: Hansa Teutonica is a rather plain looking ...

More Mini Board Game Reviews (3)

Monday, April 18th, 2011 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Once again, I've been playing a ton of board games and not had time to review them in detail, so in place of that, here's a ton of mini-reviews. St. Petersburg: A classic card drafting strategy game, players go through multiple ...

Thunderstone the Deck-Building Game Review

Saturday, April 9th, 2011 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Thunderstone's a deck-building game, the second to be released actually.  It's an interesting game, though the rules have received a ton of revisions since it's release to help deal with certain issues that cropped up during mass gameplay.  The latest ...

Sid Meier’s Civilization the Board Game Review

Thursday, March 31st, 2011 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Sid Meier's Civilization the Board Game has got to be my favourite new acquisition.  I'm a huge fan of Civilization the computer game, and have played from Civ II to IV religiously. So having a board game adaptation by one ...

Merchants & Marauders : A Game Review

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Merchants & Marauders is the latest in a small line of pirate games.  There just aren't that many to pick from - Jamaica, Blackbeard and Pirate's Cove are the only serious pirate games that come to mind.  Of the group, ...

Resident Evil Deck-Building Game Review

Friday, December 3rd, 2010 Posted in reviews | 1 Comment »

Having played a ton of deck-builders, I have to say that the Resident Evil Deck Builder is my least preferred game of that sort.  I have to admit I have only played this game once, but I'm not going to ...

Zombie State : Diplomacy of the Dead Review

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Zombie State : Diplomacy of the Dead Review is an interesting board game that has players controlling continental nations in a battle to end the Zombie plague.  The game starts out in catastrophe and keeps getting worst, with players having ...

Mini Reviews

Monday, October 25th, 2010 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Lots of board games have been played recently, unfortunately I've not had time to write full reviews for them or I've not had enough experience / plays to give a full review.  So here's a ton of mini-reviews for the ...