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The Game of Things in the Classroom

Guestwriter: Joani Enfield While exploring The Game of Things, this is what I discovered while unboxing and reviewing the box and its contents, playing the game with others, and using it in my classroom with students. First, during the initial unboxing phase of my investigation, I found that the plastic tray is not necessary inside the box, due to the …

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Osprey Games’ London Second Edition

Guestwriter: Michael Romano Designer: Martin Wallace Artist: Mike Atkinson, Natalia Borek, Przemysław Sobiecki Publisher: Osprey Games + 3 more players If you knew nothing about the original London and saw this on the shelf at your FLGS you may just walk past it, and that would be a crime. London (second ed) is a fabulous game. Let me say that …

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Haywire’s Box of Rocks Answers Some Important Questions

Guestwriter: Luke Heller Does Trivia Pursuit make you feel unintelligent?  Does it make you cringe and fake an illness whenever your friends suggest playing it?  Do you feel dumber than a box of rocks?  If that’s the case then here is a game for you… Box Of Rocks!! I discovered this game by happenstance at this year’s GenCon (2018).  Twenty …

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Run Your Own Tavern With Tavern Masters

Guestwriter: Thessaly Chance Tavern Masters is a card based game wherein each player is running his or her own fantasy tavern.  Most gamers who play RPGs are very familiar with the trope of the fantasy tavern, but rarely is the tavern itself anything but a gateway to adventure.   In the Tavern Masters game, the tavern itself is the focus, and …

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Antler Games’ Salt Lands

Review Author: Bryan Parke Disclosure: The author of this review has purchased a copy of the game with his very own hobby pocket money! Background Earth is dried out and dying, human civilisation along with it. Survivors eke out a living on the Salt Lands; plains left behind by a once great ocean. Whilst there are resources to be found …

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Iello Games’ Dungeon Fighter

Guestwriter: Thessaly Tracey I play tabletop RPGs.  I play with friends around a big table every single week, so I have a lot of love for, and familiarity with, the concept of characters crawling around in dungeons and slaying monsters in order to take their treasure. I also play boardgames every Sunday night.   In the last five years I have …

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Family Game Night’s Sizzling: Burger Up

Guest Writer: Ernie Laurence This article was brought to you by the gift of a review copy, QWERTY and rolling natural 20s. Game Overview: The purpose of Burger Up is to make the most money by the end of the game (when the ingredients run out). You make money by purchasing ingredients (cards) from the market and building burgers based …