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Board Games That Your Senior Parents Will Love

Board games are a great way to spend time with your senior parents. The best board games allow you to enjoy quality time and strengthen bonds with those who mean the most to you! We’re big believers in board games being a great way to connect to other people, and that includes the people who […]

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Sleeping Gods review – the perfect high seas adventure

Very soon, a game we backed in 2019 will be coming out on retail: the exploration-oriented solo/cooperative campaign board game Sleeping Gods from Red Raven Games, designed by Ryan Laukat. We received our Kickstarter copy two weeks ago and have been playing it a lot since then! In this Sleeping Gods review, we’ll go through […]

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Food Chain Island review – eat your way to the top

Button Shy Games is releasing Food Chain Island on May 26 on Kickstarter, a 17-card solo puzzle game! In this Food Chain Island review, we’ll go through a brief summary of the game mechanics, components, and our separate points of view on the game. Disclaimer: We offer Button Shy Games’ games for local purchase in […]

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Board game etiquette – don’t be THAT guy

A year ago, I discovered the local board game scene. I met a couple of new friends and I was reinvigorated with this wonderful hobby of ours. I found out about all the local board game cafes and wanted to try them all. A few months in, my friends and I heard about Ludo Boardgame […]

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Sprawlopolis review – a tiny brain burner

Sprawlopolis was a chance find back when Button Shy Games ran their Kickstarter last year. I was on a Kickstarter boardgames spree, and it was affordable and looked interesting, so I took the chance and backed it. In this Sprawlopolis review, we’ll go through the basic mechanics of the game, components, and each of our […]

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Black Sonata review – is the Dark Lady a keeper?

Attempt to deduce the identity of Shakespeare’s Dark Lady while chasing her all over 1600s London in Black Sonata. In this review, we’ll go through a brief summary of the game mechanics, components, and our separate points of view on the game.

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Five for Five: Our Top Gateway Games

We all have different games that brought us “into the fold”, so to speak. I personally still like gateway games for the gems they are: quick setup and play, and honestly, I really need a bit of a light, in-between game when you’re doing some heavier games back to back. I honestly don’t remember what […]

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The Ancient World (Second Edition)

I’m a huge fan of Red Raven Games and Ryan Laukat. The first game I’ve tried of theirs is Above & Below, and since then I’ve been so enchanted with the art and general gameplay style that I’ve ended up with a number of their games. The latest is the second edition of The Ancient […]

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Where to find board game groups in the Metro

Dan and I had different board game beginnings. He started playing in Makati after his laptop broke down and he couldn’t get it fixed for a while; I had been playing board games with my parents since I was a kid.1 Until now, he owns a couple games (and those are with his family in […]