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Jul 15, 2018

Shelley and I struggle to enjoy two otherwise beautiful games:

Photosynthesis by Hjalmar Hach from Blue Orange Games


The Island of El Dorado, a Kickstarter game by Daniel Aronson

Before that discussion, though, we talk about a few of the games we enjoyed playing with visiting friends:

StreamRollers (previously...

Jul 8, 2018

This week Shelley and I try out a game of face comparisons with her entire family, then spend time building our separate Queendoms

FaceCards by Leo Colovini from Ravensburger


Queendomino by Bruno Cathala from Blue Orange Games

Jul 1, 2018

Shelley and I roll and write our train routes to set up deliveries, then go head to head in the sequel to The Game.

Steamrollers by Mark Gerrits from Stronghold Games


The Game: Face to Face by Steffen Benndorf and Reinhard Staupe from White Goblin (and others)


Jun 25, 2018

Shelley and I work to help characters of fables and legends fulfill their quests, then become citizens of the ancient city of Palmyra and work to build monuments, get rare goods, and fulfill the ruler's missions.

Woodlands by Daniel Fehr from Ravensburger


Tadmor by Gianluca Piacentini from Gotha Games

Jun 17, 2018

Shelley and I hire then raid villages, then get respect for spending money and somehow keeping what we spend!

Raiders of the North Sea by Shem Phillips from Renegade Games


Mercado by Rudiger Dorn from Kosmos