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Love Losing

It is often said that the journey is more important than the destination. This small bit of wisdom can easily be seen traveling the world of board games. Playing the game is the journey. Winning or losing is merely the destination. It’s important to have a destination but the majority of the fun happens along the journey.

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Episode 9: Story Telling

In this episode we chat about how board games tell stories. Designers have a lot of tools to work with when attempting to weave a story into their game. The components, the artwork, the mechanics and of course, the actual written narrative are all ways to convey a story to players.

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Necromolds

Necromolds! Coming to KS. Finally a miniature game where you get to destroy the minis. Again and again and again. Maybe I am too excited about this idea.

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Hasbro Makes a Move

Hasbro, who needs no introduction, recently announced they would begin phasing out plastic in all their new toy and game packaging. This includes shrinkwrap, poly bags, elastic bands, blister packs and so on. The new manufacturing policy will be sweeping across the whole of the Hasbro gaming portfolio from Monopoly to Magic the Gathering.

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So, You’ve Been Eaten

Kwanchai Moriya, one of the most prolific and talented artists in the board game community with a list titles a mile long including beauties like Capital Lux, Cryptid and Bosk, posted on his Instagram feed the cover for a new game by Scott Almes (another prolific hero) called “So, You’ve Been Eaten” and being published by Ludi Creations. Naturally, this piqued my interests so I headed over to BGG to see what was what and what a treat.

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Tapestry Revealed

Tapestry Revealed. Today’s e-newsletter from Stonemaier Games revealed the secret that has been lurking for so very long behind Jamey Stegmaier’s next game.

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