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The Expanse Review

Posted on October 12th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The ExpanseIn 2011, two novelists under the pseudonym James S.A. Corey published Leviathan Wakes, the first in the Expanse novels, a science fiction saga taking place in a future where humanity has colonized the Solar System, with Earth and Mars as the superpowers, and the disenfranchised and exploited Belt poised for a rise to rebellion. The […]

Tesla vs. Edison: War of Currents Review

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Tesla vs EdisonMy home state of New Jersey was the site of one of the greatest feuds in history, and I am not talking about Hamilton and Burr. Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla set up competing electric companies practically down the road from each other, working to achieve supremacy in the burgeoning power and light industry. Based […]

Suburbia 5 Star Expansion Review

Posted on September 6th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Suburbia 5 StarReleased in 2012, Suburbia garnered critical acclaim both within and outside the board game hobby, by following up its successful release at Essen with a Mensa Select Award. It has aged well, remaining among the top city-building titles to this day. The first expansion, Suburbia Inc, was a solid addition to an already great game, […]

Good Cop Bad Cop Review

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Good Cop Bad CopBoard games with a hidden role mechanic in the rules have become ubiquitous over the years, having been brought to widespread attention by games such as Werewolf, Shadows Over Camelot, and Battlestar Galactica. While people might not have the time or inclination to get into a long game, some titles have cropped up recently to […]