Monthly Archives: August 2017

Colonial Reform

Two similar games came out at about the same time in 2015. Both involve a Conan Doyle or Verne-style¬†exploration contest between members of a clubbish Royal Society-like¬†organisation; you assemble a small team of adventurers and go on a series of … Continue reading

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Human Intelligence

At this year’s Go Play I ran a couple of games on behalf of their designers. One was procedurally fiddly, thematically serious, and a beta that had never been run by anyone but its designer before. The other was light-hearted, … Continue reading

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Every year at Go Play NW you get a sense of certain games that are the New Hotness, recently-released or newly-rediscovered games that get played a whole bunch and come up in almost every conversation. This year Luke Crane’s Viking … Continue reading

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