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Day 19 Elysium

I picked up Elysium, from Space Cowboys, in a multi-item order after the Dice Tower Award nominees were announced. After reading the rule book, it looked like a really good game, that scaled well with two, three and four players. 1,212 more words


Day 6 - Splendor

It’s been a long week, even though it’s only Wednesday, and Monday was a holiday, I’m burnt out. I wanted an easy game, that I could relax, drink a cup of tea (in 80 degree whether, I know, but it’s what I like), and enjoy some lite strategy. 443 more words


Best 3 Games with...Tableau Building

Tableau building in games can be a tricky thing to describe.  It is when you have an area in front of each player where usually cards are added to enhance your available actions, areas or resources throughout the game.   623 more words

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SdJ Buzz: Kennerspiel des Jahres 2016

The Kennerspiel des Jahres, or “connosieur’s game” of the year has been awarded every year since 2011.  I’m 3-2 all time on my predictions here, getting 7 Wonders (2011), Village (2012) and Broom Service (2015) correct, but missing on Legends of Andor (2013 – I predicted Bruges would win) and Istanbul (2014 – I predicted Rococo).   1,143 more words

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The Tortoise, the Hare, and the Miser: A Review of Splendor (2014)

One of the more satisfying quick games of the last few years is Splendor, Space Cowboys’ card and chip collecting resource-management game. The theme of… 1,737 more words

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T.I.M.E Stories: Under the Mask (Game Review by Chris Wray)

(A Spoiler Free Review)

  • Designer: Guillaume Montiage, Manuel Rozoy
  • Publisher:  Space Cowboys
  • Players:  2 – 4
  • Ages:  12 and Up
  • Time:  90 Minutes (Although our runs were closer to 45 minutes…)
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The Lost Lighthouse Plays: T.I.M.E Stories Part 1

And that’s my final thought on the game…wait, something’s wrong. I know what’s happened; we’ve jumped in at the wrong point of the run. Let’s spend some Time Units and jump back to the beginning of the article. 870 more words