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Ticket to Ride is without a doubt one of the more popular games in the industry. Illustrating the flexibility and expandability of a great game, Days of Wonder has released the USA 1910 expansion.
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When I was a kid, there were these silly little puzzle games that had a 3 by 3 grid and 8 tiles that slide along this grid to form a 2D puzzle. I was never really any good at those puzzles, however. I always broke them apart and put them back together. And of course we all remember the ...
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One of the most enduring role playing game subjects is, of course, the Cthulhu mythos. Associate your game concept with anything related to H.P. Lovecraft, and you are almost guaranteed a success. Trail of Cthulhu (ToC) by Pelgrane Press came out of nowhere and won Silver Ennies for Best ...
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There was a silly pen-and-paper game that my wife use to play with her son when he was like 9 or 10 years old, and she is now teaching our 4 YO daughter. In the game one draws lines trying to form as many boxes as possible along a grid of dots. When you made a box, you put your initial in it. ...
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Some time ago, I reviewed Horror Rules, which is an outstanding product. Since then, Crucifiction Games has released several expansions, one of which is Ghostowns & Gunsmoke (G&G) - their western horror setting book. It is available in both PDF and softback book.
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A small gaming company is making a lot of noise in my local area. Empire Games rose out of a group of friends who simply have a lot of gaming ideas they want to share. In the interest of full disclosure, I know these guys and went to college with some of them. Some I used to game with quite ...
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Robert Gifford of Game Chic was kind enough talk with me at GenCon 2008.
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Mongoose Publishing, through a license with Far Future Enterprises, has released a new version of Traveller with the intent on making it the basis of their new house system for future sci-fi lines. Based on the Classic Traveller (CT) system, the designer Gareth Hanrahan has updated the game for ...
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Oregon
Where the American Frontier meets Euro-style board gaming, Oregon is a strategy game where players place tokens and figures in an attempt to maximize their point potential. I have been told that this game is similar to Carcassonne by the same company. I have not played Carcassonne yet, so I ...
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