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From the Mind of a Board Gamer

Founding Mothers of Board Games

  Like most things in life board games are not free from controversy. Whether we are talking about the 1971 game by the name of Sexism where winning as a female character has the game declare you a human and should be treated accordingly. Or if you open up the rule book of your favourite board […]

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Exploding Kittens, The Cat’s Meow

Let’s begin by saying that no cats are harmed during the playing of this game. Now that we have that cleared up, this record breaking Kickstarter funded game may be the cutest way of playing Russian Roulette. What makes this game such a blast to play is that the gameplay is fast-paced, and to learn only […]

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Sushi Go Party! For a Few Rolls More

Right when you thought getting sushi with your friends could not get any better, Gamewright delivers a fun pick and pass card game. A game that looks fun and silly on the outside, delivers all that and a rich core game play that if underestimated will leave you hungry. What is fun about this game, […]

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Smash Up, the Perfect Merger

Ninjas, aliens, and dinosaurs oh my! The player doesn’t just take control of one of these factions in Smash Up, but combining two of a possible eight factions sparks fly in the heated battle of base capturing fun. This game holds a special place in my heart for it was this game that opened my eyes […]

From the Mind of a Board Gamer

It’s Not Personal, It’s Business.

I have heard that board games are for those rainy days sitting together with your family having a cheerful, loving time. However, for anyone who has played Risk before, you know the experience ends a little differently. Board games today are far more than child’s play; they are a test of one’s skill, and not to […]