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[7 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Friday – A Written Review (2d6 Exclusive Content)

The small unknown outfit of young shredders shoot fire from their dicks and lightning bolts from their eyes and by the time the main attraction comes out, the beloved band you paid to see, you’re already mentally exhausted and spent from the 45 minute aural jackhammer which took you by complete surprise.

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[2 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Race for the Galaxy: Alien Artifacts Review

Race for the Galaxy: Alien Artifacts, is the fourth expansion for Race for the Galaxy, is incompatible with earlier expansions for that game, instead taking the game in a new direction.

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[26 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Merchants of Amsterdam

Amsterdam in 1600 was a booming town for trade and exploration. Dutch merchants traveled the world looking for valuable goods. The game features a special auction clock to support the use of the traditional Dutch auction.

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[4 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Starlit Citadel Reviews St. Petersburg

On May 16th, 1703, Czar Peter laid the cornerstone for the first building in Saint Petersburg. Quickly, glorious buildings were added, always being expanded, so that Nobility (bringing victory points) may want to move in. But to accomplish this, one needs merchants who can bankroll the necessary Rubles, or the glory is over. The competition isn’t sleeping either, and can sometimes steal a desired card right out from under your nose.

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[6 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Tikal (Video Review)

Tikal is a game of exploration within the Central American jungles in search of lost temples and the treasures within. Players send their team of explorers into the jungle, exposing more and more of the terrain. Along the way, you find temples that require further uncovering and treasures. Players attempt to score points for occupying temples and holding onto treasure.

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[16 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
Friday (Video Review)

You are helping Robinson, who came ashore on your island, fight against many hazards. At the beginning, Robinson is not very skillful. With each fight he wins you will improve his abilities, but defeats are also helping to get rid off of his worse habits. However, life on the island is energy-sapping, so that Robinson not only gains experiences during his time there, but also starts aging and tends to get clumsy.

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[24 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Bohnanza (Video Review)

11 kinds of beans (this English version includes all the cards from the original game and the first expansion). Players try to collect large sets of beans to sell for gold. There is limited growing space and always new beans to plant. To avoid planting unwanted beans, players trade them to other players who want them for their bean fields.

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[12 Apr 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Imperial (Video Review)

Europe is in the age of imperialism. Internationally operating financial investors aim for the highest political influence in Europe. Great Britain, German Reich, Russian Empire, Austria-Hungary, Kingdom of Italy, and Republic of France are each controlled by different investors.

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[23 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Written Review – A Fool’s Fortune

A Fool’s Fortune is a game of mischief, magic, mirth, and lore all portrayed in the style of Rummy. Players dive into the Book of Fate to reveal mysterious fortunes: resources, realms near and far, supernatural forces, intriguing folk, and more as they race to make sets and recruit all sorts of wondrous characters.

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[21 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Phoenicia (Video Review)

Empires rise and fall. In the buffer areas and crossroads between civilizations, however, a clever ruler can sometimes adopt new ideas, establish trade, and found a city state — such as the great Phoenician cities of Tyre and Sidon — that will outlast many neighboring empires. Phoenicia is about building an empire worthy of an entry into the annals of time. You must build up your economy and increase your population whilst holding all others at bay. You will be challenged by your neighboring countries to the next technology advancement …