Review

Horrified is more than just spooky Pandemic

Weeks ago I wrote a review calling Pandemic the best gateway game ever. I may have spoken too soon. There’s a new kid on the block. You might know them. Average build, colourful board, kind of scary looking, goes by the name Horrified. How do they compare? And who’s going to come out on top […]

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Review

Is Word Domination the new Scrabble?

A lot of the older games have found their modern day replacements. No more Monopoly, we have Settlers of Catan. No more Trouble, we have King of Tokyo. But what about Scrabble? Could a game about evil villains stealing the worlds most prized possessions take on the reigning champion?

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Review

CO2: Second Chance taught me humanity is doomed

CO2: Second Chance tackles one of the toughest battles we face today: climate change. Which is a huge, massive, impossible challenge we all face. And to accurately capture it we need a huge, massive, and impossible board game. Welcome to CO2: Second Chance.

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Review

For better or worse, Okey Dokey is reverse Hanabi

Both are small box cooperative board games. Both have you putting cards down in a particular order. Both require limited communication. The big difference between the two is in Okey Dokey, your hand faces you, instead of your teammates. Is that enough to turn my negative review of Hanabi into a positive?

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Pandemic: In the Lab simplifies lab work and safety protocols

Pandemic: In the Lab is the second expansion to Pandemic. In order to get the most from this expansion, you’ll need to own Pandemic, and Pandemic: On the Brink. There’s also Pandemic: State of Emergency expansion for the base game, then 7 other stand alone variations. It’s like there’s a pandemic of Pandemic out there.

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