Games: King of Tokyo

This review is cross-posted to Playtest. King of Tokyo is available via Amazon and Funagain Games. LJ: do you take game review requests? please review "king of toyko"! your fans demand it!me: Okay, done.LJ: it's SUCH a good game! do you love it?me: I do When compiling my annual Good Gift Games Guide, I try to ensure that there is

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Games: London

This review is cross-posted to Playtest. London is available via Amazon and Funagain Games. Tucked away in the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony was a segment illustrating the evolution of Britain from pastoral island to thriving metropolis. Apparently many American found this transformation boring. I, on the other hand, was riveted — probably because, as the participants rolled up the

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Playtest

Max Temkin (creator of the infamous Cards Against Humanity) and I have launched a new tumblr, devoted to board games. My review of Friday — a one-player game by the designer of Power Grid — appears today.

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Games: Friday

This review is cross-posted on Playtest. Friday is available via Amazon and Funagain Games. You've invited friends over for games this evening, but their replies are rife with hedges and qualifiers. “I’ll try to make it” says one; “maybe I’ll swing by later” vows another. And so, having no clear idea of how many will actually attend, you mentally prepare

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