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A Game of Thrones Board Game (First Edition) – And the question of “What is Fun?”

A Game of Thrones Board Game (First Edition) – And the question of “What is Fun?”

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo A Game of Thrones James Dunnigan once said “movement equals fun.” I’d say “Interaction equals fun,” movement being just one way players interact. For example, a typical Euro “multi-player solitaire” game

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Dungeons and Dragons: Conquest of Nerath: A Boardgaming Way Review

Dungeons and Dragons: Conquest of Nerath: A Boardgaming Way Review

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Dungeons and Dragons: Conquest of Nerath Dungeons and Dragons: Conquest of Nerath, commonly called Conquest of Nerath, was designed by Richard Baker, Mons Johnson and Peter Lee and published by Hasbro/Wizards

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Strat-o-Matic Baseball: A Card Game Review from The Boardgaming Way

Strat-o-Matic Baseball: A Card Game Review from The Boardgaming Way

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Strat-o-Matic Baseball Last winter we played Strat-o-Matic Baseball for a month or so. It’s an old-school (1962) paper baseball simulation, originally designed by Hal Richman. But we used its 2009 edition

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Merchants and Marauders: A Boardgaming Way Review

Merchants and Marauders: A Boardgaming Way Review

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Merchants and Marauders At Origins last summer, three of us tried Merchants and Marauders, a Euro published by Z-Man Games in 2010 and designed by Kasper Aagaard and Christian Marcussen. It’s

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Nexus Ops – A Boardgaming Way Review

Nexus Ops – A Boardgaming Way Review

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Nexus Ops Recently we played Nexus Ops, a game designed by Charlie Catino and initially published by Avalon Hill (Hasbro) in 2005 and, in a second edition a few years ago,

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Ad Astra: A Card Game Review from The Boardgaming Way

Ad Astra: A Card Game Review from The Boardgaming Way

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Ad Astra: A Card Game Review We recently played the 4 player version of Ad Astra, a SF game designed by Bruno Faidutti and Serge Lagett and published by Fantasy Flight

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Fury of Dracula: A Boardgaming Way Review

Fury of Dracula: A Boardgaming Way Review

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Fury of Dracula Designer: Stephen Hand and Kevin Wilson  Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games  Fury of Dracula is a great, but not perfect, 5 player game. The five players represent Dracula (of

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A Beginner’s Guide to Labyrinth: The War on Terror 2001-? – A Boardgaming Way Player’s Aid

A Beginner’s Guide to Labyrinth: The War on Terror 2001-? – A Boardgaming Way Player’s Aid

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 2

By Fred Manzo Labyrinth: The War on Terror 2001-? Designer: Volko Ruhnke                                             

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A Grimm Tale of the Global War on Terror (GWOT) – of GMT’s Board Game Labyrinth: The War on Terror 2001 – ?  – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

A Grimm Tale of the Global War on Terror (GWOT) – of GMT’s Board Game Labyrinth: The War on Terror 2001 – ? – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred W. Manzo Labyrinth: The War on Terror 2001 – ? (A Boardgaming Way Analysis) As Harvey Mossman has already produced a fine review of GMT’s Labyrinth: The War on Terror for The

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Battlestar Galactica (First Edition): A Boardgaming Way Review

Battlestar Galactica (First Edition): A Boardgaming Way Review

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo A Review of FFG’s 2008 Release of Battlestar Galactica Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games designer: Corey Konieczka  Battlestar Galactica – The Board Game (BG) is a solid card driven co-  operative game,

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