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Apr 29, 2018

Shelley and I delve into two smaller-box card-based games from different areas of the world this week.

Riga by Stefan Risthaus from Ostia Spiele finds the players gaining commodities in the Baltic and then building structures in other Baltic area cities.

Rataneer by Hisashi Hayashi from Okayzu Brand has the...

Apr 22, 2018

Shelley and I have a great time with Scythe and its expansions, then do some action selection as we attempt to gain commodities in Carthago.


Scythe: Invaders From Afar

Scythe: The Wind Gambit*

From Stonemaier Games and designed by Jamey Stegmaier and *Kai Starck

Carthago: Merchants and Guilds by Bernd Eisenstein...

Apr 9, 2018

Tony Boydell's on board this week from across the pond for a discussion of some of 2017's best (and worst) games.  Here are some of the games we touch on

Tony's Lists:

Top 10 of 2017




The Cousins War

Mini Rails


Fox in the Forest

John Company

Seasons (revisited)



Apr 8, 2018

Shelley and I finally get back to Nusfjord to do it proper justice, then head over to Dr. Finn and design Flower Shop windows.  We also get previously reviewed titles to the table in Rococo and Azul!

Nusfjord by Uwe Rosenberg from Mayfair Games

The Little Flower Shop by Steve Finn from Dr. Finn's Games

as well as