Archive for February, 2011

February 5, 2011

GoSu Reviewed

I bought Gosu after reading many positive reviews on Boardgamegeek. Mistake? Possibly, but the weight of praise heavily outweighed the criticisms so I stumped up the cash.

I was once a heavy Magic the Gathering player and spent a fortune on online, virtual cards feeding my addiction until I decided that Wizards of the Coast’s money-printing scheme was an utter disgrace. After weeks tweaking my amazing, possible World Tournament winning (yes I felt this strongly about it), deny-draw-damage deck, Wizards rotated Kamigawa out of their “standard” format leaving me with a deck I couldn’t enter into competition.

The robbing scuzzmonkeys.

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February 3, 2011

Power Grid: Factory Manager; a brief review

I’m guessing that the Queen doesn’t play Dominion much. She reigns over the British Empire (such as it is as we struggle to hold on to any kind of global, um, dominion, from our tiny and rather sad little island) and probably decides she’d rather play Race for the Galaxy instead. After all, she’s not spent as much time sending her subjects into space; it probably feels a little fresher, a little less like the everyday grind.

I can empathise with the Queen a little. As I lounge upon my chaise long being fed cherries by a tanned and lubed-up dude, I laugh at you all, just like she does. You filthy peasants.

***wakes up***

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