Reviews

Honest Trailer Settlers of Catan

Honest Trailer: Settlers of Catan [VIDEO]

Matt M. Casey August 7, 2015 0

The Settlers of Catan is a classic. Or is it? (It is. It is. Calm down.) As great a game as Settlers of Catan is, it falls short of perfection. None of this can

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Why All D&D Dungeon Masters Should Consider Wizards of the Coast’s Adventures

Matt M. Casey April 7, 2015 5

Dungeon Masters getting ready to run a Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition (5E) campaign should strongly consider using one of the two adventures (Tyranny of Dragons and Elemental Evil) published by Wizards of the Coast.

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Review: Alchemists is Great Due To Smartphones and High School Math

Matt M. Casey February 25, 2015 2

What makes Alchemists from Czech Games Edition great? Smartphones and high school math. The game casts each player as an alchemist competing to earn the most academic respect by investigating the nature of eight ingredients and publishing

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The Next Great American Game

Movie Review: The Next Great American Game

Matt M. Casey February 17, 2015 1

The Next Great American Game, the new documentary from director Douglas Morse, follows one man’s journey as he attempts to pitch his game to publishers in the modern board game industry. In protagonist Randall Hoyt‘s board

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Review: Is XCOM The Best Cooperative Board Game Ever Made?

Matt M. Casey February 5, 2015 2

Fantasy Flight Games recently released XCOM: The Board Game, one of several recent hybrid titles that combines traditional board game pieces with an electronic component. In the opinion of this review, it may be the

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Dead of Winter Review: The Darkest Co-Op You’ll Ever Play?

Matt M. Casey January 22, 2015 1

In our review of Dead of Winter, we take a look at the popular zombie-themed cooperative game that was recently named board game of the year. Summary: In Dead of Winter, players take the

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Review: Ladies & Gentlemen — Fun For Up to 10 Players

Matt M. Casey January 13, 2015 0

In this review, we take a look at Ladies & Gentlemen, a board game that delivers an impressive amount of fun for a 30-minute experience that can entertain up to 10 players. Ladies & Gentlemen splits players into

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Sheriff of Nottingham Now Available

Review: Sheriff of Nottingham

Matt M. Casey December 30, 2014 2

Sheriff of Nottingham from Arcane Wonders will make a liar out of you — and everyone else you play with. The game works on a simple premise: each player takes the role of a merchant trying

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Review: Dungeons and Dragons 5E Dungeon Master’s Guide

Matt M. Casey December 12, 2014 1

Wizards of the Coast has worked hard to make sure all the core books for Dungeons and Dragons fifth edition are positively top-notch. The Dungeon Master’s Guide is no different, but it challenges evaluation in a way

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Sushi Go! Review: Adorable, Quick and Crunchy

Matt M. Casey December 5, 2014 1

Here’s our review of Sushi Go! — one of the crunchiest kids games you’ll ever play. Sushi Go! is adorable — almost painfully so. Every card features a picture of cute, smiling Japanese food (unless

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