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Family Friendly Gaming With Burger Joint

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series reviewing family friendly and party friendly games. Guest Writer:  Rob Johnson Game Designer:  Joe Huber Game Publisher:  Rio Grande Games Age:  13+ (manufacturer’s recommendation)  7+ would be fine Burger Joint is a game for 2+ players Hello again everyone! I must tell you about the game, Burger Joint, that McKinna (age 5) …

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Eminent Domain: TMG’s dynamic empire creating deck builder

Eminent Domain galaxy conquering review Review by Christopher Bishop A review copy was graciously provided to the author for review. There are many deck builders out there these days.  Many of them have various mechanics that over complicate or add layers that give a superficial layer of difficulty.  Eminent Domain is thankfully not among them.  With clear-cut rules and fast gameplay, …

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Family Friendly Review: Treasures & Traps

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series reviewing family friendly and party friendly games. Guest Writer: Rob Johnson Studio 9 Games Age: 10+ 2-4 Players INTRO: Treasures and Traps™ is a complete card game that puts you in the role of the hero. Your quest is to collect three treasures before anyone else. Sounds simple enough, right? Now throw …

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Family Friendly Review: Scattered at Sea

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series reviewing family friendly and party friendly games. Guest Writer: Rob Johnson The Game Crafter Age: 10+ 2-4 players How long can you tread water? Lost at sea on floating debris that could sink at any minute. You are in a race to survive by finding the tools and food you need. But …

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Family Friendly Review: Beekeeper a Buzzworthy Game

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series reviewing family friendly and party friendly games Guest Writer: Rob Johnson Haywire Group Age: 6+ 2-4 players   I broke open the box of our new family time game to play with my granddaughter McKinna, she is 5, and this is what we found. The box that the game comes in looks …

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Guest Review: World Championship Russian Roulette Game

Guest Writer: Luke Heller   “Click, click… BOOM!” Wait… is this a song review or a game review?!? World Championship Russian Roulette is a game where you get to watch your friends/strangers shoot themselves in the head and maybe do themselves in, making you one step closer to winning it all. Anywhere from 2-6 players can play.  The game goes …

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Ghost Review: Escape From The Aliens In Outer Space

Don’t Let Them Hear You Scream a review of Escape From The Aliens In Outer Space Guest Writer: Kevin Birge   You’ve been standing in the pitch black darkness for what seems like hours. One hand grips a metal railing, slick with sweat and condensation. The ship is failing. You must get to the escape pod. You don’t know if …

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QuickWits and QuickWits2, party game for adults

Quickwits and Quickwits 2, Join the party and keep it going review   Quickwits is a fun card game, with the aim of making any party break out in raucous laughter.  Does it achieve it’s lofty purpose?  Read on and find out my take on Quickwits and Quickwits 2. What’s in the box???? Quickwits Box ~ 150 cards consisting of: Quikwits cards Mystery …

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Grimslingers: Frantic fun in the Forgotten West

Grimslingers Review In a land beyond God’s reckonin’ is a place called the Forgotten West. A cursed land of sorts in the American Frontier, housing the damned, the mysterious, the unfortunate. You ended up there, God knows why, and you sure ain’t leavin’ anytime soon. Grimslingers is produced by Greenbrier Games and is the brainchild of Stephen S. Gibson. Grimslingers …

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Guest Review: Castle Panic!

Guest Writer: John Enfield Unboxing Day: I’m impressed with this box. Quite sturdy with practically every surface used except the insides of the lids. Even the sides of the bottom piece have graphics – in this case, talking about expansions for the game. This is interesting as it shows that fun with the base Castle Panic! game can keep going …