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Top 50 Games of 2018 (40-31)

Welcome to our top 50 games list for 2018, in which I list my personal top 50 games at this point in time.  My choices are not limited to games from this calendar year, but instead, represent my current thoughts on the top 50 games to me.  Next year, some of the games featured may… Continue reading Top 50 Games of 2018 (40-31)

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On the Extent of Structure in Deckbuilding Games

I love deckbuilding games and own quite a few of them.  Like many fans of this type of card game, I started out with the iconic father of the genre, Donald X. Vaccarino's Dominion. Dominion was a huge success and the swathe of other deckbuilders that followed aped many of the core mechanisms.  'Many' is… Continue reading On the Extent of Structure in Deckbuilding Games

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Top 50 Games of 2017 (40-31)

Welcome to this year’s top 50 games list in which I list my personal top 50 games at this point in time.  My choices are not limited to games from this calendar year, but instead represent my current thoughts on the top 50 games out there.  Next year, some of the games featured may move… Continue reading Top 50 Games of 2017 (40-31)

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Themes We’d Like to See: Dragon Ball Z

It's not my intention for all "Themes We'd Like to See" posts to be anime related, but it's true that the last one also asked for anime-themed games.  This time, it's the turn of perennial favourites, Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z. Now, there have been a few Dragon Ball tabletop games throughout the years, but most are not… Continue reading Themes We’d Like to See: Dragon Ball Z

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Games That Need Expansion

Most board games seem to get expansions - at least most successful ones.  Expansions can run the gamut from adding a few cards or minis, to a new way to play, to new board, to all of the above.  An expansion can add variety and replayability to a game, fix areas of a game that were… Continue reading Games That Need Expansion

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Top 50 Games 2016 (40-31)

Following on from my previous post, here are the next ten games in this year's top 50 list.  Just to reiterate, there are my top 50 of all time, as they currently stand, rather than just a list of games that were released this year. 40: Paperback   Year: 2014 Designer: Tim Fowers Publisher: Self-Published So, I like… Continue reading Top 50 Games 2016 (40-31)