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DuCo, a first play review

The perpetual casual gamer in me loves filler games. More often than not, though, I get disappointed because, more often than not, filler games are not very satisfying. They’re not that good, or that deep or, simply put, that fun.

Duco was offered to me by the creator and they advertise the game as “easy to learn, difficult to master”. When I received the game and saw that, I let a loud *sigh* leave my lips. The number of times I’ve heard/read that escapes me.

Goldmine

Here is a game that you may find fun and interesting called Gold Mine from Stratus Games.

Forbidden Island for iPad review

By Paco Garcia Jaen When is about games you can safely introduce to anyone, you probably can’t get it wrong with Forbidden Island. Simple mechanics, complex strategies, fiendishly difficult, gorgeous illustrations, lovely tin box… It has all it takes to get newbies into the hobby. Thus when I heard that the iPad app had been…
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Survive Escape from Atlantis

Survive Escape from Atlantis is a game for up to four players, published in the 80’s by Parker and it was a nice game. Now it has been brought to us by Stronghold Games and it is a VERY nice game.

Carcassonne: The River II

Yes, this really is a review of what is, in effect, a starting tile, however the River and the River II, when combined do something really interesting.