Review

Red Rising, Red Falling

Whenever Jamey Stegmaier releases a new game, it’s an event. Love or hate his designs, you must respect the amount of passion and production he puts into his company and his board games.

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Review

I’m never playing Arboretum again

As a reviewer, I make sure to play a game 3 or more times before a review. This depends on the game, as heavier games take a lot more plays before I’m comfortable enough to say I’ve seen all their nooks and crannies. With Arboretum, I’ve played it once, and I’m never playing it again.

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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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Review

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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