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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room: Lords of War

Recently we had the enormous pleasure of interviewing Martin Vaux, one of the co-designers of Lords of War and at the same time we played the game so we could tell him, to his face, what we thought of it. Lords of War is a strategic card game for two players (a four player mode…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room: TRIX

TRIX is a words guessing games from Porcupine Press, an UK-based company with some interesting and friendly titles in their portfolio. Interesting travelling games are always a good thing to have around. Something light enough to be taught in just a few minutes, accessible enough to cater to a wide audience and fun enough to…
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Podcast Episode – The RPG Room: Writing vs. Design

Once again we got together  in the RPG Room to discuss things roleplaying. I was joined by Jim Pinto and later on by Vickey Beaver and we decided to discuss the merits of good writing vs. game design. When is about roleplaying games, both indeed matter, but which one matters most? Clear, well written rules…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room: Dr. Hrubec

Dr. Hrubec is a party game from The Czech Board Company that was released at Spiel 2014. One of the cool things about this organisation is that they get together with designer in the Czech Republic and when they find a game they think it’s worthy, then they gather the funds and publish it. In…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room: Splendor

Splendor is described as a fast and addictive game of chip-collecting and card development. An with good reason, it is very, very addictive, though not sure about the fast bit… people with paralysis analysis might find this one slowing them down a bit. However the game is totally awesome and fantastic even on a first…
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