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Sea of Thieves revealed the risk and reward of the bargain seas

Sea of Thieves showed me just how effective Microsoft’s current marketing campaign truly is. How else would you think $750 for a new game is a good deal?

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Splendor is an addictive and simple game that lives up to its name

Splendor is a game that came out and grabbed a large portion of the gaming world by storm. It is simple, addictive, and while the mechanics are identical no game plays the same way twice.

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How often can you say your looking forward to Dragonfire?

Shadowrun: Crossfire was not a necessarily a bad game, but it was an overly long and grinding one. Can the Dungeons and Dragons retheme and some tweaks help the deckbuilding campaign? Dragonfire seeks to find out.

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Restoration Games Fireball Island is launching on Kickstarter April

Fireball Island is one of those classic 80’s games like Mousetrap – lots of fun stuff to play with, but not necessarily fun to play. The crew at Restoration Games are looking to correct this come April 3rd.

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Zombicide: Invader is coming to Kickstarter April 10

The first Zombicide was a lot of fun. Then the expansion creep started setting in. Black Plague to a point fixed a lot of issues, but I ignored the Green Horde. Can I really drum up the enthusiasm for Zombicide: Invader?

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