20 YEARS OF CARCASSONNE: THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION by Chris Wray Few games achieve the commercial and critical acclaim of Carcassonne. Following its 2001 Spiel des Jahres win, Carcassonne and ... Read More
[In this issue, we feature the latest design from Glenn Drover: Lizard Wizard. This game revisits the land of Astoria, replacing finance with fantasy in a semi-sequel to Drover's previous ... Read More
Reviewed by Andrea "Liga" Ligabue FURNACE (Arcane Wonders, 2 to 4 players, ages 14 and up, 30-60 minutes; $39.99) Players take on the roles of 19th-century capitalists building their industrial ... Read More
Reviewed by Chris Wray TERRAFORMING MARS: ARES EXPEDITION (Stronghold Games, 1 to 4 players, ages 14 and up, 45-60 minutes; $40) After its 2016 release, Terraforming Mars (Summer 2017 Gamers ... Read More
Reviewed by Andrea "Liga" Ligabue DUAL POWERS: REVOLUTION 1917 (Thunderworks Games, 1-2 players, ages 13 and up, 45 minutes; $39.95) When We, the People was published late in 1993 (featured ... Read More
Once again, there are over 200 (!) Gamers Alliance auctions going on on eBay right now, featuring lots of games - new games, vintage games, roleplaying items, rare games - and lots of other odd and interesting items available for your viewing pleasure! Well worth a look!Enjoy your visit!www.ebay.com/sch/gamersalliance/m.html... ... See MoreSee Less
Sad to hear of the passing of actor Robert Clary (at age 96). Clary was a prisoner in a concentration camp for nearly 3 years during his teens and lost 10 of his 13 siblings, as well as his parents, in the Holocaust. But he was not the only member of the cast of the sitcom that brought him success who suffered from the Nazis. These included Werner Klemperer, who played the pusillanimous camp commandant, Col. Klink, and who was the son of the renowned orchestra conductor Otto Klemperer; his family fled Berlin for Los Angeles when Mr. Klemperer was 13 to escape persecution and John Banner, who played the doltish Sgt. Schultz, who fled his home country, Austria, after Germany annexed it in 1938. The sitcom was, of course... ... See MoreSee Less
Excellence is not enough. Far too often, games worthy of attention escape the notice of the very gamers who would most appreciate them! Money is a factor too. A pretty box can be tempting. But can you really afford to gamble with your gaming dollars and hope you get lucky? Not really. So, what is the answer? Read our full mission.