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Category - Modern Board Games

Board games have come a long way since the 1970s. They’ve even come a long way since the 1990s and early 2000s. Gone are the days of flimsy cardboard and games with little decision making. Modern board games come with a visual bang: glossy paper, thick durable cardboard and even resin or high quality pvc miniatures. But more important than the appearance is the gameplay.

Modern board games pack quality decisions, rewarding actions, and numerous ways to play, and win. From competitive play to cooperative, the games listed below are just a tiny drop in the ocean that is modern board gaming. These are games that I love and would play just about any time. Perhaps some of them might be of interest to you; you might even find your next favorite game. Dive in and take a look.

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The Great Zimbabwe Review

In an ever cluttered world, we all need to take time to admire simplicity at its finest. Enter Splotter Spellen’s The Great Zimbabwe, a masterpiece of board gaming elegance, but that elegance is what makes it one of the deepest...

NMBR 9 Review

NMBR 9 is a tile laying, number stacking, cardboard lovers dream; the love child of Piet Mondrian and Euclid. If you enjoy Sudoku and other number placement style puzzles, then this game is right up your alley! Check out our...

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Spotlight on Legacy Games

Legacy is the new buzzword in the board gaming industry. Want to learn more about legacy games and how they work? Join us as we take a closer look at three legacy games. Risk Legacy, Pandemic Legacy and Seafall.

The Networks Review – Gil Hova

Ever wanted to run your own television network? Think you can do better than the big three? There has been lots of buzz about The Networks, but does it live up to the hype? Read our review of The Networks to find out!