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Operation Repo: Tow Jockey Five Second Review
My wife has a sinister side. She sometimes likes watching the vein in temple pulse and seeing floam flecked spittle fly from my mouth as I scream garbled half profanities at the inanimate object known as the TV. When the mood strikes her, she turns on the show Operation Repo and sits back and giggles. My on-line name is Repoman and that isn't just from whimsy. For 14 years I made my living repo-ing cars. So believe me when I tell you that the only granule of truth that show contains is that repomen, by and large, are fat....
Knights and Robbers - Carcassonne Retrospective
I’ve been active in this hobby for about seven years, and most of my favorite games are associated strongly with a particular place or experience. Maybe it’s a particular session I had that forever changed my opinion of the game, which is what happened with Manila. It might be a game that I loved above all others for an extended period of time, like Battlestar Galactica. And some games, like The Settlers of Catan, have all of those things wrapped up into one. But Carcassonne is unique in the sense that it reminds me of a particular person: my...
Bolt Thrower #n: Ghost Panzer, Adventure Time, Teleglitch, Salems Lots, Black Dossier, Smiths
Thwack. Board Games The latest game I covered on Shut Up & Sit Down is the second in the Band of Brothers series, Ghost Panzer. I passed on the first one because it sounded more than slightly unlikely: you don't get historically realistic tactics by making a game simpler. That's totally not going to work, except here, where it works beautifully. The only problem is that it's almost too accurate, forcing you to re-use the same strategic approach over and over again. But there's still plenty of tactics to puzzle over, and I...
Schweig's Tales of the FATastic #10
Barnestorming- Legacy: Testament of Duke de Crecy in Review, Lego Movie, Bossk, Fishbone
It's a family affair.
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