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[16 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
A Critique of… Glass Road

The game consists of four building periods. Each player has an identical set of fifteen specialist cards, and each specialist comes with two abilities. At the beginning of each building period, each player needs to choose a hand of five specialists.

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[8 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Russian Railroads Review

In Russian Railroads, players compete in an exciting race to build the largest and most advanced railway network. In order to do so, the players appoint their workers to various important tasks.

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[2 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Robinson Crusoe: Voyage of the Beagle (Vol. 1) Micro Review

Robinson Crusoe: Adventure on the Cursed Island – Voyage of the Beagle consists of several linked scenarios for the Robinson Crusoe base game, with the consequences of one scenario carrying over into later ones.

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[13 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Bruxelles 1893 Review

Bruxelles 1893 is a worker placement game with elements of bidding and majority control. Each player is an architect of the late 19th century and is trying to achieve through various actions, an architectural work in the Art Nouveau style.

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[19 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 16 – Picking Over the Bones

In this episode Sean and Ronan pick over the bones of four games they have played recently. 
Falling into the pit this time around are Bruges, Robinson Crusoe: Adventure on the Cursed Island, London and Francis Drake. 
 
EPISODE 16 – PICKING OVER THE BONES
 
 
 
 
 

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[13 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Critical Review – Bruges

In Bruges (a.k.a. Brugge or Brügge depending on the country in which you live), players assume the role of merchants who must maintain their relationships with those in power in the city while competing against one another for influence, power and status. Dramatic events cast their shadows over the city, with players needing to worry about threats to their prosperity from more than just their opponents…

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[8 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Critical Preview – Pandemic iOS

You are specialists at the CDC/Atlanta where you watch several virulent diseases break out simultaneously all over the world. The team mission is to prevent a worldwide pandemic outbreak, treating hot spots while researching cures for each of the four plagues before they get out of hand.

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[4 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Robinson Crusoe: Adventure on the Cursed Island (Video Review)

There are three major actions you can do during your game of Robinson Crusoe:
Explore the island: in this game you do not explore the island because you have to but because you want to. Sure you need to fin resources, but that’s not the main reason to explore. You want to find new territories and perhaps discover hidden treasures and mysterious ruins or villages.

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[19 Apr 2013 | One Comment | ]
Endeavor (Video Review)

A game of world exploration and empire building. You represent a European empire colonizing the Mediterranean and shipping to all parts of the world to increase the empire’s glory and status in Industry, Culture, Finance and Politics.

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[17 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Clash Of Cultures (Video Review)

 
 

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Transform a meager settlement into a mighty empire whose culture will be your greatest achievement!
To accomplish this, you will have to invent new technologies, build grand cities, and spread the influence of your culture across your enemies borders. You will need to explore the lands and seas, and conquer foreign cities and barbarian settlements.
With 12 Advance categories, including various government types, a modular game board, superb city-pieces, and more, Clash of Cultures offers a myriad of experiences to accomplish your ultimate goal: be the one …