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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 – Khôra: Rise of an Empire

By Derek Thompson / January 15, 2024 /

Khôra: Rise of an Empire is a 2021 release from IELLO, and Derek is finally taking the time to give it a proper review!

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Review – Romi Rami

By Derek Thompson / December 24, 2023 /

Romi Rami is a modern card game inspired by Rummy. But can you really improve upon a classic? Let’s take a look!

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Review – GAP

By Derek Thompson / December 23, 2023 /

GAP is the latest in a long tradition of small card games, this time from Arcane Wonders. Can it stand out?

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Review – Match of the Century

By Derek Thompson / December 21, 2023 /

Match of the Century is the successor to Watergate, tackling an entirely different topic: Chess. Huh? A board game about a board game?

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Review – Super Mario Bros. Wonder

By Derek Thompson / December 15, 2023 /

Super Mario Bros. Wonder is the latest 2D Mario game, dropping the “New” moniker and adding…. talking flowers and elephant Mario??

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