Ian's Movie Reviews
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My Top 50 Board Games – Part 4: #20 – #11

July 6, 2014

About the list These are my favourite 50 board games at the present moment.  However, I will readily admit that some games here are fairly new (especially in the 40s and 30s) and may lose polish over time, or rise up to be higher up over time.  There are also many more games I have […]

The Ten Best Game Expansions

July 27, 2012

10. Innovation: Echoes of the Past A rather new entry to start the list off, since the game innovation was only released a year or so ago. But expansions don’t take long to be released anymore, and Innovations first expansion was no exception. Now, they could have gone the easy route of simply adding new […]


January 8, 2012

I have to say, the microbiologist in me loved this movie. Contagion feels like this is how things would very likely go down if such a deadly virus were ever to be released up the world. It felt very authentic, and I don’t mean just the science behind it, I mean the ways in which […]

Pandemic – On the Brink: Because Four Deadly Viruses Just Weren’t Enough

September 11, 2011

The Black Death ravages the middle east as the Red Tide covers eastern Asia. The Blue Flu sweeps across North America and most of Europe while the Yellow Fever hits South America and Africa hard. Crowds hush as the CDC spokesman gets up to the podium to make their press statement: “Saving the world from […]

Pandemic: Infectiously Intense

December 26, 2010

Some board games are great at creating a unique gaming experience which feels different from all other games. Pandemic is one such game. Pandemic is different than many games for two reasons: its a cooperative game where all players work together, and it is incredibly intense. You feel like you are on pins and needles […]