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[15 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Tragedy Looper – A Written Review

The players are time travelers and will be trying to prevent tragedies from occurring. If they can survive a Loop (extended segment of game time) without a member dying or one of their scenario loss conditions triggering, they win.

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[10 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Robinson Crusoe Review – Starlit Citadel Reviews Season 3

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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[30 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Drive Thru Clash of Cultures – Play Through

Clash of Cultures, a civilization game in which each player leads a civilization from a single settlement to a mighty empire. Players must explore their surroundings, build large cities, research advances and conquer those who stand in the way.

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[28 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Tzolk’in and Dungeon Petz Expansion Review – Starlit Citadel Reviews Season 3

In Tzolk’in: The Mayan Calendar – Tribes & Prophecies, each player now becomes the leader of a particular tribe, each of which has a special ability that only that player can use.

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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. 

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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…