Board Games

Review: Ta-Da! by CMON Games

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Sometimes at the end of your game night, you want a quick game to wrap things up and let everyone leave on a high note. Or, you might need a quick game you can play in 10-15 minutes to fill in between rounds of massive Eurogames or strategic battles. Ta-Da! from CMON is perfect for […]

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Board Game Meetup in the Snow

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This morning, I (Scott) hosted part of the monthly Beverly, MA Library Board Game Meetup. Thanks to a snow parking ban and generally poor weather, turnout was smaller than usual, but a good dozen gamers braved the frosty air for some gaming action. I and two others arrived well before most of the group, so […]

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Review – Tiny Epic Zombies

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If you ever wanted a game where your pink meeple, armed with a crowbar and an assault rifle, could ride a motorcycle through the walls of a shopping mall killing zombies… then your name is probably Scott Almes, designer of Tiny Epic Zombies by Gamelyn Games. Tiny Epic Zombies is a 1-5 player game that takes about 30-45 […]

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Review: Rising Sun from CMON

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Saturday was my first chance to break out Rising Sun, the Kickstarted game of diplomacy and battle from CMON. We played a five-player game using the standard five clans, Lotus, Koi, Bonsai, Turtle, and Dragonfly (me), but did include the Kickstarter exclusive monsters. Both the Kaiju and the Phoenix from the Kickstarter came into play. […]