Ender's Reviews: Comprehensive Pictorial Overviews
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Want to know what components you get with a game? What to know what a game looks like? What to know how it works? Want to learn the basic rules and flow of play?

In these reviews, I take a pictorial approach, by taking photographs of key components and gameplay, and organizing them with accompanying text in order to teach you how to play a game, and showcase what it is all about, along with some analysis. These reviews might prove helpful in making an informed decision before purchasing a game, or perhaps to have your friends read ahead of a game session to help them get a basic sense of how to play the game beforehand. I appreciate the diversity of reviewer styles on BGG, but for a short defence of my own reviewing style, see my post here.

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51. Board Game: Cubist [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:2116]
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A 3D puzzle style game that brings dice games to the next level - literally!
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1221081

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52. Board Game: Day & Night [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:1758]
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An International Gamers Awards winner, and a secret love-child of Othello and Blue Moon
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/443294

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53. Board Game: Defenders of the Realm [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:229]
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What you get and how it plays: an exciting new cooperative fantasy game
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/537878

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54. Board Game: Defenders of the Realm: Battlefields [Average Rating:6.39 Overall Rank:4745]
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An Ameritrash version of Battle Line by Richard Launius in the world of Defenders of the Realm
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1084698

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55. Board Game: Defenders of the Realm: The Dragon Expansion [Average Rating:7.71 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.71 Unranked]
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Because everything gets better when you add dragons!
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/587637

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56. Board Game: Dominion [Average Rating:7.77 Overall Rank:30] [Average Rating:7.77 Unranked]
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So you're wondering about the game with 500 cards that everyone is talking about...
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/356227

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57. Board Game: Eggs and Empires [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:1638]
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A fun Love Letter-ish filler from the designers of Fleet
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1386762

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58. Board Game: Egizia [Average Rating:7.49 Overall Rank:183]
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Should Egizia be considered Stone Age version 2.0?
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/641811

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59. Board Game: Elevenses [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:2469]
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Essential filler for hobbits, recommended for elves, dwarves, and even men!
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1290771

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60. Board Game: En Garde [Average Rating:6.51 Overall Rank:1392]
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The Fighting Little Knizia with the Big Theme
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/583025

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61. Board Game: Eruption [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:2427]
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Does Any One Else Smell Burnt Toast?
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/715994

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62. Board Game: Excape [Average Rating:6.31 Overall Rank:1727]
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Knizia does a push-your-luck dice game! (new "Excape" edition)
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/396165

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63. Board Game: Famiglia [Average Rating:6.60 Overall Rank:1015]
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Friedemann Friese's deck-building pyramid scheme (featuring Aldie & Derk)
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/611867

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64. Board Game: Famous Fastballs: The World's Smallest Baseball Game [Average Rating:6.31 Unranked]
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Taking Microgames to the Baseball Diamond
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1177680

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65. Board Game: Famous First Downs: The World's Smallest Football Game [Average Rating:6.61 Unranked]
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Taking Microgames to the Football Field
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1185223

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66. Board Game: Famous Forehand: The World's Smallest Tennis Game [Average Rating:5.25 Overall Rank:9402]
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Taking Microgames to the Tennis Court
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1167505

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67. Board Game: Fantastiqa [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:1074]
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Deck-building goes down the rabbit hole into a wonderful new world, and I love it!
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/989982

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68. Board Game: Fantastiqa [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:1074]
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Retaining beauty, reducing cost - a guide to the new rucksack edition of an imaginative deckbuilder (the new rucksack edition & new expansions - 2014)
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1229093

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69. Board Game: Fast Flowing Forest Fellers [Average Rating:6.55 Overall Rank:1282]
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Fabulous and Fascinating Floating Fun For Families and Friends From the Famous Friedemann Friese Featuring Fearless and Frolicking Forest Fellers Flowing Furiously Fast
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/440416

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70. Board Game: Filmstar [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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Film review: The Next Great American Game (2015)
https://www.boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/43355

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71. Board Game: Flash Point: Fire Rescue [Average Rating:7.36 Overall Rank:171]
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Screaming Theme - Is it a bad thing that there’s smoke coming from the toilet?
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/756411

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72. Board Game: Fleet: Arctic Bounty [Average Rating:7.95 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.95 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.95 Unranked]
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A much anticipated expansion to a hit card game - plus an inventory of everything Fleet
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1217259

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73. Board Game: For Sale [Average Rating:7.21 Overall Rank:220]
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So you're wondering about the new Gryphon edition of For Sale
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/378346

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74. Board Game: Francis Drake [Average Rating:7.57 Overall Rank:262]
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A lavish and interactive euro - first impressions of the newest big box game from Eagle Games
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1057336

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75. Board Game: Fürstenfeld [Average Rating:6.60 Overall Rank:1352]
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Friedemann Friese unhinges Dominion-style deck-building by adding beer
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/617003

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