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.

This list is arranged alphabetically. To see my most recent reviews, click here.

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51. Board Game: Defenders of the Realm [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:221]
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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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52. Board Game: Defenders of the Realm: Battlefields [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:4403]
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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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53. 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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54. Board Game: Dominion [Average Rating:7.79 Overall Rank:29] [Average Rating:7.79 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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55. Board Game: Egizia [Average Rating:7.49 Overall Rank:179]
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Should Egizia be considered Stone Age version 2.0?
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/641811

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56. Board Game: Elevenses [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:2548]
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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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57. Board Game: En Garde [Average Rating:6.51 Overall Rank:1341]
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The Fighting Little Knizia with the Big Theme
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/583025

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58. Board Game: Eruption [Average Rating:6.41 Overall Rank:2488]
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Does Any One Else Smell Burnt Toast?
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/715994

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59. Board Game: Excape [Average Rating:6.32 Overall Rank:1681]
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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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60. Board Game: Famiglia [Average Rating:6.62 Overall Rank:939]
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Friedemann Friese's deck-building pyramid scheme (featuring Aldie & Derk)
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/611867

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61. Board Game: Famous Fastballs: The World's Smallest Baseball Game [Average Rating:6.38 Unranked]
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Taking Microgames to the Baseball Diamond
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1177680

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62. Board Game: Famous First Downs: The World's Smallest Football Game [Average Rating:6.62 Unranked]
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Taking Microgames to the Football Field
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1185223

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63. Board Game: Famous Forehand: The World's Smallest Tennis Game [Average Rating:5.38 Overall Rank:8824]
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Taking Microgames to the Tennis Court
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1167505

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64. Board Game: Fantastiqa [Average Rating:7.14 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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65. Board Game: Fantastiqa [Average Rating:7.14 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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66. Board Game: Fast Flowing Forest Fellers [Average Rating:6.55 Overall Rank:1250]
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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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67. Board Game: Flash Point: Fire Rescue [Average Rating:7.38 Overall Rank:157]
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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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68. Board Game: Fleet: Arctic Bounty [Average Rating:8.02 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.02 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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69. Board Game: For Sale [Average Rating:7.22 Overall Rank:215]
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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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70. Board Game: Francis Drake [Average Rating:7.58 Overall Rank:277]
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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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71. Board Game: Fürstenfeld [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:1299]
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Friedemann Friese unhinges Dominion-style deck-building by adding beer
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/617003

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72. Board Game: Fzzzt! [Average Rating:6.33 Overall Rank:1995]
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Sweetened condensed Dominion - but with auctions and REAL mechanics!
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/584128

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73. Board Game: Galaxy Trucker [Average Rating:7.52 Overall Rank:79]
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A space cadet looks back at Vlaada Chvatil's wacky mega-hit from 2007
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/759764

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74. Board Game: Games of Art [Average Rating:6.87 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.87 Unranked]
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Breathing new life and colour into a classic book of games by Sid Sackson
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1240876

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75. Board Game: Gauntlet of Fools [Average Rating:6.08 Overall Rank:2626]
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Munchkin meets Galaxy Trucker - Donald X. Vaccarino's secret lovechild
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/969410

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