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Jan 29, 2023

Shelley and I get two more fantastic games to the table this week, beginning our discussion with how the Contractors expansion affects the solid small-box game

Red Cathedral by Israel Cendrero and Sheila Santos from Devir

then the box gets bigger, and the dice manipulation gets even more interesting in

Tiletum by Simone...

Jan 22, 2023

Shelley and I check out a game that's right in our wheelhouse (straightforward, medium-weight, Schachtian) in

Catherine: The Cities of the Tsarina by Johannes Schmidauer-König from Capstone Games and dlp Games

then find ourselves moving into a "try before buy" phase with 2F Spiele Games as we just did not like the...

Jan 15, 2023

Shelley and I tackle both ends of the gaming weight spectrum this week with a small-box, 2-player-only younger brother to a modern classic

Splendor Duel by Marc André and Bruno Cathala from Space Cowboys

then we dive into the deep end for the latest heavy title from a designer known for making out brains work


Jan 8, 2023

Shelley and I tackle a couple of smaller-box, medium weight games that we loved. First we create groves of apple trees in

Applejack by Uwe Rosenberg from The Game Builders

then we head to the beach in Hawaii and claim the best spots with our multi-colored towels in

Maui by Frank Crittin, Gregoire Largey, and Sebastien...

Jan 1, 2023

Shelley and I tackle two ends of the complexity spectrum in this week's episode, loving every minute of both experiences. On the less complicated, family-friendly end of the spectrum, we try out Everdell's little sibling

My Lil' Everdell by James A. and Clarissa A. Wilson

then we get much more complex, but in wonderful...