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Tybor the Builder Review

Big Hollywood movie producers love high-concept formulas. Tom Cruise opposite Cate Blanchett in a space sci-fi action drama. Big buck blockbuster bonanza! Make it so! Game publishers can be quite fond of formulae too. Tried and true mechanisms, plus an inoffensive theme, mixed with a well-known designer and artist, and you’ve got some mediocre sales […]

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Gloom of Kilforth Review

In our Gloom of Kilforth review, we take a look at a fantasy card game from Tristan Hall and Hall or Nothing Productions. The post Gloom of Kilforth Review appeared first on Co-op Board Games.

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Civilization Review

Before Sid Meier’s there was Francis Tresham. Best known for his creation of the 18xx genre of train games, Francis Tresham is also responsible for developing the civilization building tech-tree mechanism with his 1980 classic Civilization. This is truly the root that sprouted the modern version of the genre. Removing the dice-rolling mechanisms, Tresham was […]

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Wizard Kittens Preview

Note: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game. This post was a paid preview, you can find out more information here. It is a well-established fact that cats are magical, as evidenced by their presence in the mythologies and histories of many ancient cultures. They were worshiped […]

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Coral Islands Kickstarter Review

Coral Islands presents gamers with a bold concept, two games in one box.  Linked by theme and components these oceanic games utilise dice stacking in different ways to give us two games that would likely have never been made had they swiped left.  Lucky for us, when they met, using the Alley Cat Dating app it was a match made in cardboard heaven.  Coral (who loves bright colours, 3D Tetris and jigsaw puzzles), saw something in Islands (who loves long walks on the beach, music and occasionally bending the rules) that they didn’t even see in themselves.So, dear reader, this combi-review will look at what you’ll get in the box, one game at a time.  Starting with:Read more »

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Mini DiverCity Review

“One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.” —Leo Tolstoy DiverCity boasts a beautiful natural ecosystem, a diverse animal population thriving in a healthy coral reef. Unfortunately, corporations are starting to move in, threatening to exploit its natural resources. Your team hopes to convince […]

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Scoffton Preview

Note: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game. This post was a paid preview, you can find out more information here. Welcome to Scoffton, the proud local all-you-can-eat diner that’s been open since the 80s. Mix and match to make your ultimate feast, but keep in mind […]

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Mini DiverCity Review

In our Mini DiverCity review, we look at a cooperative hand management card game from Maxime Tardif and Sphere Games. The post Mini DiverCity Review appeared first on Co-op Board Games.

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