Review: Stockpile

When monopoly was originally released it was created as a critique of capitalism. I don’t know if the creators of Stockpile had similar intentions, but none the less they have created a game that functions as such. It exposes the absurdity and volatility of the stock market while at the same time being a brilliant, fun and engaging game that in my opinion could and should cross over to the mass market.

Review: Barony

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At its core Barony is really an abstract strategy game with a medieval theme pasted on. Or rather, I would presume that is what many would say. Some of the best games out there distil a theme to its most abstracted level. Some call these games theme-less, but to me it is always about how the game makes me feel. If the game makes me feel like I am walking through a desert in its mechanics then I don’t need any amount of flavour text or in-game personas to feel like I am playing the theme.

Review: A Game of Thrones: The Card Game (Second Edition)

I’d like to introduce you to a card game called A Game of Thrones: The Card Game (Second Edition). This game is an LCG (Living Card Game) which means that the game expands through expansion packs which increase the card pool size for you to build decks with.

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