And Now For Something Completely Different

Writing a blog consistently is hard.

Writing a board game review blog is harder.

It takes X amount of games to get a feel for how it plays. And while I’m fully invested. Not everyone shares my enthusiasm. Meaning I don’t always get to play as much as I want or need to keep delivering content.

The next game I want to review is Dawn of the Peacemakers, I’m two games into the campaign. So far it’s great, but I definitely want to get more under the belt before I come to any conclusions.

So there’s that.

More personally, I’ve been dealing with anxiety and depression issues recently. While shitty in general. This changes writing from something I love to do, to being a chore.

Which absolutely sucks.

Therefore, there’s no review this week.

However, I am trying to get the group together, so there’s hope for next week.

Sorry guys!

In the meantime, I went to Australia Zoo on the weekend. I had as good a time as I could, and saw lots of animals – and took lots of pictures. Enjoy.

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Deck-Building is Dead. Long live Deck-Building! A Dale of Merchants Review.

Dale of Merchants box cover - features a hiker overlooking a small town by a waterfall

I grew up in the golden era of massively multiplayer online games. The biggest being World of Warcraft. It was fantastic. I lost years to the game. It also ruined the industry. No other company could come close to recreating something so irreverent and genre defining. In board gaming, Dominion did the same for deck-building. Many have attempted, but none have conquered the king. Dale of Merchants is a new challenger, and the question we must ask is: can it take the throne?

 

Dale of Merchants box cover - features a hiker overlooking a small town by a waterfallName: Dale of Merchants

Players: 2-4

Publisher: Snowdale Design

Designer: Sami Laakso

Artist: Sami Laakso

 

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