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Aug 9, 2020

Shelley and I check out TWO EmperorS4 games this week. First, we get our gem-collecting hats on in order to advance along paths in

Trial of the Temples by Wei-Min Ling and Michael Mihealsick

then we gather gears and attempt to create mechanical beasts from blueprints in

Jiguan: The Eastern Mechanist by Eros Lin

Aug 2, 2020

Shelley and I head to Southern California to design and help both locals and tourists find a place to enjoy the beach and shops in

Santa Monica by Josh Wood from AEG

and then we work to help the meeples escape from the evil gamers who have enslaved them in

Save the Meeples by Florian Sirieix from Blue Cocker Games

Jul 26, 2020

Shelley and I get another 'draw and draw' game to the table, this time filling our papers with tetris-style pieces that represent landscapes in

Cartographers: A Roll Player Tale by Jordy Adan from Thunderworks Games

then we pull out one of our favorites to try out a new map and sail around some islands in the...

Jul 19, 2020

Shelley and I compete over mandala designs in 

Mandala by Trevor Benjamin and Brett J. Gilbert from Lookout Games and Funforge

and then we head back to our youth and compete to build the tunnel that connected England to the rest of Europe in

1987: Channel Tunnel by Israel Cendrero and Sheila Santos from Looping Games

Jul 12, 2020

Shelley and I get two flawed recent Kickstarter releases to the table this week, making tea in 

Chai by Dan and Connie Kazmaier from Steeped Games

then head to the Sierra foothills for the gold rush in 

Coloma by Jonny Pac from Final Frontier Games