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Game Review: Quarto

Quarto! Gigamic, 1991 Quarto is a beautiful abstract strategy game along the lines of tic-tac-toe. In Quarto, you are trying to get 4 in a row of any of the characteristics of the pieces, which are either short or tall, light or dark, round or square, solid or hollow. The first player picks a piece […]

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Game Review: Papayoo

Papayoo Gigamic, 2010 Papayoo is a variation of your standard trick taking game. The deck is built slightly differently with the 4 normal suits (hearts, diamonds, clubs and spades) in the numbers 1-10, and a fifth suit, the Payoo suit with 20 numbered cards. The goal is to take the least amount of points during […]

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Game Review: Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle USAopoly 2016 Just in time for Christmas comes this Harry Potter Themed introductory deckbuilder. USAopoly is known for creating themed versions of games like Monopoly or Clue, but may have hit a home run with this unique stand alone game. You will see the difference from the moment you open the […]

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Game Review: Colony

Colony Bézier Games, 2016 A nanopocalypse has happened. Humans have been driven underground and now that the nanobots have left, the survivors must use the resources available to them to rebuild society. This 1-4 player card game has elements of dice drafting and dice pool building, Dominion style card purchasing, Machi-Koro style tableau building. Each […]

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