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Derek Thompson

I’ve been a board game reviewer on Geeks Under Grace since 2011. I love card-driven games and party games. I have a Ph.D. in Mathematics and teach the subject at Taylor University in Upland, IN. My wife and kids are my favorite gaming partners.

Review – The Vale of Eternity

By Derek Thompson / February 12, 2024 /

The Vale of Eternity is a new “card combo” game from Renegade Game Studios, with some really unique mechanisms. Derek has the review!

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Review – World Wonders

By Derek Thompson / February 7, 2024 /

World Wonders is a tile-laying game from Arcane Wonders, which includes wonderful looking wooden miniatures of landmarks from the past.

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Review – Time’s Up! Family Edition

By Derek Thompson / February 5, 2024 /

Time’s Up! is a game you may have already played as “fish bowl” with ripped-up paper, pencils, and a bowl. So why buy it…? Let’s look!

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Review – Trio

By Derek Thompson / January 30, 2024 /

We all hate memory games, right? We’re adults and we play SERIOUS board games! Could “Gamer Go Fish” actually be fun?

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Review – Challengers! Beach Cup

By Derek Thompson / January 19, 2024 /

Challengers! is back for a second round, with standalone expansion Beach Cup. We’ve got all new factions, rules tweaks, and special powers!

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