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Teotihuacan: City of Gods* is a medium-heavy weight euro game from Daniele Tascini – half the design duo that brought us Tzolk’in and Marco Polo. The game has nicely drawn Aztec style art, but this is most definitely a mechanics driven …

The post Teotihuacan board game: A four-sided review appeared first on Go Play Listen.

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(If you want the story so far, please check out the 2008 post) It’s fair to say 2009 was a pretty significant year. I moved back to Cambridge and started a new job in the first week of January. It …

The post Cardboard time machine: My 2009 in life and board games appeared first on Go Play Listen.

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Welcome to… board game* is a roll-and-write game (think Yahtzee) with a difference – the difference being, it uses cards instead of dice. Each game lasts less than 30 mins. The box says 1-100 players, and while it can be played …

The post Welcome To board game: A four-sided game review appeared first on Go Play Listen.

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Dig board game stats? This post is for you! Well, it’s for me really. I just wanted to take a look at some stats around my annual Top 50 games list, going back through the six years of numbers. I …

The post My Top 50 game list stats for 2019 appeared first on Go Play Listen.

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Blending elements across genres is an interesting route to take when searching for originality. But it can be difficult to get the balance right. I thought I’d talk a little about what David Thompson and I ended up with in …

The post Europe Divided: Walking a euro/war game design tightrope appeared first on Go Play Listen.

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So here they are – my current Top 10 board games. After my 50-21 list, and the follow up 20-11, we’ve arrived at the big guns: Three Spiel des Jahres winners, 12 different designers, spanning four decades, with games lasting …

The post Top 10 board games of all time 2019 (part 3 of the Top 50) appeared first on Go Play Listen.

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The Romans board game is the latest release from the legendary Ragnar Brothers, a distinctly British design studio that has been putting out games for more than 25 years. This is a worker placement euro with some interesting twists and ideas, …

The post The Romans board game: A four-sided game review appeared first on Go Play Listen.

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So here it is – part 2 of my Top 50 board games. This was meant to be the whole Top 20, but I’m already past 1,000 words. And with other gaming commitments this week (namely the arrival of a …

The post Top 50 board games of all time 2019 (part 2: 20-11) appeared first on Go Play Listen.

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I’ve been posting my Top 50 board games here since 2014. But rather than writing it as one ridiculously long post this time, I’m breaking it into several. There’s a big mix. The majority are light to medium weight euro …

The post Top 50 board games of all time 2019 (part 1: 50-21) appeared first on Go Play Listen.

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LoBsterCon: where 150 brave London on Board members climb out of their city pubs, pop their hankies on their heads, roll up their trousers and head to the seaside. I had a brilliant weekend in Eastbourne catching up with old …

The post LoBsterCon XVII 2019: Top 10 ‘new to me’ games appeared first on Go Play Listen.

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