Board Game Reviews

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Milestones - Milestones, AMIGO, 2021 — front cover (image provided by the publisher) - Credit: W Eric Martin

Milestones Review

Milestones blends strategy with a hint of luck, creating engaging gameplay. Smart planning is key, and each game feels fresh with diverse strategies and a modular board.
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Black Swan Review

'Black Swan' swept us off our feet at game night! With its easy-to-grasp rules and a perfect mix of strategy and luck, it's now a favorite. The artwork? Gorgeous! Only wish luck played a smaller role sometimes.
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Royals Review

Royals: a perfect blend of strategy and luck, with quality components making every match a new adventure. Despite some luck elements, solid strategies can lead to victory, providing endless fun and challenge for friends and family alike.
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Quest Review

Quest delivers a thrilling adventure with friends. The teamwork is stellar, but luck can dominate, adding some chaos. If you love a mix of strategy and chance, give it a shot!
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StarFall Review

StarFall: A game where strategy meets cosmic beauty. Easy to learn but offers deep strategic play. Gorgeous visuals pull you in, but it's the clever gameplay that keeps you coming back. Almost perfect, if not for the occasional luck factor.
Platypus - Platypus, Matagot, 2021 — front cover (image provided by the publisher) - Credit: W Eric Martin

Platypus Review

Played Platypus with friends last weekend and we couldn't stop laughing. It's easy to learn but packed with strategy. Every game felt new! It's not all luck, which I love. Despite a few minor hiccups, it's a solid 4.5 stars.
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Starship Troopers Review

Starship Troopers mixes strategy with a dash of dice-roll destiny in a thrilling ride across the galaxy. Great design and replayability make it a gem, though the luck factor might bug some purists. Overall, a solid 4/5.
Split - Split, Jumbo, 2022 — front cover (image provided by the publisher) - Credit: W Eric Martin

Split Review

Split boggles and delights. My mates and I dove into its chaos, laughing as plans went awry. Yet, skill often trumps luck. It's not perfect—some cards feel overpowered. Still, it's a hoot. Solid 4/5 from us.
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Hercules Review

Just played Hercules with my pals, and wow, what a blast! Perfect balance of brains and brawn, with just enough luck to keep things spicy. It's got its quirks, but man, it's a keeper. Hands down, a 4/5.
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Zombies!!! Review

Played 'Zombies!!!' with my pals and man, what a ride! It's a blast but hinges a lot on luck. Still, rolling dice and escaping zombies? Count me in. Just don't expect every game to feel fair.