My Love Letter to Love Letter

There are a few games in my collection where the review is a bigger story than just one solitary review. For instance, I wanted to review Lovecraft Letter but to do that I need to establish my thoughts on the original. Otherwise we’d be skipping forward to seeing Neo being The One, without understanding what the Matrix is. Although to be fair, even after three movies, and a mini anthology, I’m still not sure that I know. By the end of this review, you’ll hopefully be in a better place than I, so without further ado introducing Love Letter: Premium Edition a 2-8 player game designed by Seiji Kanai and published by AEG – for now.

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Is Dave dead?

No, not yet, but it sure feels like it! Since Monday last week I’ve been struck down by a Cthulu sized monster of a flu. Which means I haven’t been able to work, write, or more importantly play board games during that time. It’ll be another week before I can put together the review I was working on. Apologies for the delay, but I’m taking it very easy while my body is on the mend.

 

Cheers for your patience,

Dave

CrossTalk: The Hip New Party Game You Should Be Talking About

 

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There’s an old joke: a Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother. I feel like this encapsulates what CrossTalk is all about, you’re trying to get your team to guess the meaning of the word in vague yet creative ways. It’s a team-based party word game where you need to pick your words carefully, and your team carefully-er. Designed by Brett Sobol, Seth Van Orden and published by Nauvoo Games, let’s see how it rates.

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