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[2 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Venetia Review

In Venetia, players compete to become the most prosperous and influential noble family in the history of the Serenissima Republic. From its rise in the ninth century to its decline and fall in the eighteenth, players take part in the golden age that built the city that once was the Queen of the Mediterranean.

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[28 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Siege of Constantinople (Video Review)

The magazine ‘fifth wheel’ to the Art of Siege quad, this game covers the successful Ottoman siege of Constantinople.

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[30 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Tempest: Love Letter (Video Review)

Description: All of the eligible young men (and many of the not-so-young) seek to woo the princess of Tempest. Unfortunately, she has locked herself in the palace, and you must rely on others to bring your romantic letters to her. Will yours reach her first?

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[22 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Love Letter (Video Review)

All of the eligible young men (and many of the not-so-young) seek to woo the princess of Tempest. Unfortunately, she has locked herself in the palace, and you must rely on others to bring your romantic letters to her. Will yours reach her first?

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[27 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
Rialto ( Video Review)

In the card-driven board game Rialto, the goal is to earn the most victory points (VPs), which are awarded for a variety of things. The game board displays the six districts of Venice, and players earn VPs for placing council members into these, for building bridges and placing gondolas to connect the districts with one another, and for building advantageous buildings.

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[29 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Critical Preview – Stones of Fate

Stones of Fate is an easy-to-learn, fast-paced card game that uses memory and strategy. Peek at cards, flip cards, place your stones carefully, and control your destiny.
The game uses a deck of tarot cards, with special symbols on the edges. The cards are arranged into a grid on the table. By placing stones next to the sides of cards and flipping cards, players can win cards. The symbols on the cards determine the kinds of patterns players need to make with the stones. Cards also include special rules when they …

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[26 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Braccio Da Montone (Video Review)

The game simulates the two major battles fought by the condottiero: Sant’Egidio (July 12, 1416), whereby he became Lord of Perugia and l’Aquila (June 2, 1424), in which he was defeated and mortally wounded.

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[8 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
In the Shadow of the Emperor (Review & Play Through)

Germany in the late middle ages! It is a time of flourishing cities, influential bishops, the powerful popes, and a pompous aristocracy.

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[17 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Court of the Medici (Review & Play Through)

Through wisely using the nobles you send to court though, you may be able to reduce your rival’s influence while increasing your own faction’s prestige.

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[23 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Virgin Queen (Video Review & Play Through)

Virgin Queen: Wars of Religion 1559-1598 is a game of grand strategy for two to six players based on the military, political and religious conflicts within Europe during the reigns of Elizabeth I of England and Philip II of Spain.