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The Settlers of Catan: Explorers & Pirates

While games these days seem to come out with expansions every year, Settlers of Catan, with its rich 20 year history, only needs an expansion every 5 or 6 years it seems. 536 more words

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Agricola

In the world of board games, the reputation of some titles just demands a certain level of respect. Agricola is one of those titles. It created a lot of hype when it was released back in 2007 before it made the transition from Europe to North America, and when it did it rose to the number one spot on BGG’s board game ranking. 858 more words

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Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Conflict

Cosmic Encounter is a game that has had many versions and may expansions over its 37 year history. However Fantasy Flight’s latest version really seems to be the definitive edition, which has up to five expansions thus far. 368 more words

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Vivajava: The Coffee Game

A Blend That’s Great, Even with Eight

Vivajava is my hidden gem story. I ordered the game without really knowing how it worked. I just liked that it was about producing coffee. 509 more words

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Power Grid

A Renewable Resource of Great Gaming

In the fast-moving popularity contest which exists within this hobby, it doesn’t take many years for a game to have lasted to be called a classic. 691 more words

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Ticket to Ride: Asia

A while back, Days of Wonders decided to start the Ticket to Ride map collection, providing new map experiences without requiring players to purchase entirely separate games, like they did previously with Europe, Nordic Countries, etc. 577 more words

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Dominant Species

Boardgaming Evolved

For a long time there was a divide in the board gaming hobby between Eurogames with their economic designs and dry themes and American games with their more militaristic, aggressive nature. 799 more words

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