Stephen Hall

A bard pretending to be a cleric. Possibly a Cylon, too. I was there when they dug up the "E.T." cartridges.

Review – El Grande

By Stephen Hall / February 13, 2024 /

El Grande is the original area majority game and the winner of the 1996 Spiel des Jahres. It has returned in a new version, but how does it hold up today?

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Review – Canopy

By Stephen Hall / February 11, 2024 /

Canopy is a 2-player game about building the most bountiful rainforest. It sure looks great, but how is the gameplay?

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Review – CDSK

By Stephen Hall / January 25, 2024 /

CDSK is a trivia game for people who may or may not know trivia. Games in this genre tend to be pretty bad—is this one an exception?

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Review – Age of Comics: The Golden Years

By Stephen Hall / January 20, 2024 /

Age of Comics: The Golden Years puts 2-4 players in the role of publishers during the Golden Age of Comics. Let’s check it out!

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Preview – Jewels for the Emperor Penguin

By Stephen Hall / January 10, 2024 /

Jewels for the Emperor Penguin is a family game about climbing an icy mountain in search of valuable gems. Let’s check it out!

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