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Carcassonne – The Princess and the Dragon: Carcassonne Gets Cutthroat

October 5, 2010

Carcassonne has been around for a decade and is one of the most recognizable Eurogames on the market. People love it for its variability and easy-going interactions. Yes there are blocking strategies employed, but its not quite as focused on aggressive competition as a game like Risk. But throw a deadly, meeple-eating dragon into the […]

Carcassonne: A Piece-by-Piece Masterpiece

July 15, 2010

Some people complain about long set-up times for board games. However, with Carcassonne it could be argued that the entire game consists of setting up the board. Carcassonne presents a neat twist on the idea of a board game, as the board is built one tile at a time with each players’ turn consisting of […]

The Settlers of Catan: Explore the Possibilities

May 16, 2010

The Settlers of Catan: Explore the Possibilities Welcome to Catan. For those of you who have never been, prepare yourselves for a land of new possibilities. For those of you returning, I trust that you will find this place to be comforting and familiar and will remind you of your very first voyage. For Catan […]