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Love Letter

Review: Love Letter

Will you be writing a love letter to this little card game app or will it be a letter of complaint? Love Letter is a deduction game that sees you and your opponents vying for the affection of the Princess, either passing her a love letter or killing her other suitors before they can do …

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Patchwork Review

Review: Patchwork

Does this adaptation of the Uwe Rosenberg polyomino game fill the void for board games on your device or does it leave a hole to fill? Patchwork is a polyomino game from the famed designer Uwe Rosenberg, the designer who brought us highly rated games such as Caverna and Agricola. It’s a two player game …

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Review: Terraforming Mars

Is this board game app out of this world or should we save the space on our devices? Terraforming Mars is an engine building game that sees you take charge of a corporation attempting to make Mars a habitable planet. It features card drafting, tile placement, resource management and set collection all in aid of …

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Kahuna Review

Review: Kahuna

Will this island hopping duel leave you hopping mad or have you wanting more? Kahuna is a two player area control duel which sees players attempting to dominate a number of ‘Hawaiian’ islands. After 3 rounds of play scores are tallied and the player with the highest score walks away victorious. The premise is pretty …

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mysterium review

Review: Mysterium

Is this a killer adaptation of the popular board game or a mere ghost of it’s former self? If you’ve not played the physical version of Mysterium in the last 5 years then where have you been hiding; it’s been a huge hit and one that finds its way on the tables a board game …

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Bottom of the 9th

Review: Bottom of the 9th

Is this adaptation of a dice rolling game a home run or does it strike out? Bottom of the 9th is a baseball themed dice rolling game, it incorporates bluffing, dice rolling and player powers to guide you through the final innings of a tight baseball game. If you’re like me, a person from the …

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Tokaido Review

Review: Tokaido

Is this board game app a must by or should you just stroll on by? Tokaido is a virtual walking game which sees players taking their Japanese travellers on the road through rural Japan, collecting items, paintings, points and food as well as gaining favour with the Gods so that they have the most prosperous …

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Avowel Wordsy

Review: Avowel (Wordsy)

Are there enough words to describe whether Avowel is any good? Right off the bat I think it’s best to clear up any confusion, Avowel is the official and endorsed digital adaptation of the game Wordsy; the game’s designer Gil Hova is involved along with Wheeler Games to bring Wordsy to our devices, albeit with …

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sagrada review

Review: Sagrada

Will this stained glass themed dice roller have the staying power? Sagrada is a dice drafting game at it’s core packaged around a stained glass window theme. Players take turns taking dice from a shared pool and placing them within their 5×4 grid (their window) obeying the placement restrictions of both their unique window as …

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Qwixx Review

Review: Qwixx

Will this classic roll and write game be the right game for a quick roll? Qwixx is a roll and write game similar to classic games like Yahtzee in which you are rolling dice and choosing how to utilise them with the aim of getting the highest score possible. This app version of Qwixx is …

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Istanbul Review

Review: Istanbul

Will Istanbul be a storming success or will it find the quickest route to being uninstalled? Istanbul is a worker placement game that puts it’s emphasis on placement optimisation more than most other games in this genre. You play as a caravan of workers being deposited across the board collecting and trading various goods until …

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Race for the Galaxy

Review: Race for the Galaxy

Will this adaptation of the popular card game win a gold medal or will it be out of the race entirely? Race for the Galaxy is an exceedingly popular and well regarded card management and tableau building game since it’s release in 2007. Gameplay is broken down into 5 actions which are simultaneously chosen by …

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The Game

Review: The Game

Is this card game app truly The Game or just another game? The Game is a straightforward card game where you are attempting to place all of the cards from a deck of 2 to 99 onto the 4 piles of cards. 2 of these piles start at 100 and you are only able to …

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6 Takes

Review: 6 Takes

Can this adaptation of the card game take a 6 out of 10 or will it be pushing for a 10 out of 10? 6 Takes is the digital adaptation of the card game known as 6 Nimmt which weirdly enough translates from German to 6 takes. It’s a card game from the designer of …

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