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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26. Board Game: Blockers! [Average Rating:6.73 Overall Rank:966]
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A family friendly abstract with real potential (new Blockers! edition)
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/628787

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27. Board Game: Blockers! The Card Game [Average Rating:5.76 Overall Rank:8417]
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Another solid boardgame makes the transition to cards
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/899270

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28. Board Game: Bridgetown Races [Average Rating:6.30 Overall Rank:5116]
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Anybody Up For A Game of Urban Capture the Flag?
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/597637

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29. Board Game: Bunny Bunny Moose Moose [Average Rating:6.28 Overall Rank:2505]
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Rabbit-eeples, moose-eeples, and more silliness for smart people!
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/700937



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30. Board Game: BuyWord [Average Rating:6.35 Overall Rank:2093]
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Eat your heart out Cult-of-the-New! - A deceased master designer brings us a living modern classic!
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/737111

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31. Board Game: Cable Car [Average Rating:6.68 Overall Rank:1562]
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Metro for gamers, and Tsuro for grown-ups
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/941073

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32. Board Game: Can't Stop [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:486]
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An evergreen press-your-luck dice-rolling filler from a master designer
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/552524

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33. Board Game: Can't Stop [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:486]
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A brand new edition of a classic game that belongs in nearly every collection
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/731133

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34. Board Game: Carson City [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:232]
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So you are wondering about the 2nd printing components of one of 2009's best games
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/516079

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35. Board Game: Castaways of Deadmans Bay [Average Rating:6.73 Unranked]
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Like En Garde but for pirates (a two-player bluffing game, guest reviewed by my 13 year old daughter)
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/707883

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36. Board Game: Caveman Curling [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:2360]
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Do you like Crokinole? You'll love this!
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/742557

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37. Board Game: Change Horses [Average Rating:5.36 Overall Rank:10184]
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A horse racing game with miniatures in which you win by coming last?
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/362347

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38. Board Game: Charon Inc. [Average Rating:6.37 Overall Rank:2485]
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Is Pluto a planet, do meeples have souls, and other existential questions about this new Essen release
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/571068

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39. Board Game: Cheeky Monkey [Average Rating:6.64 Overall Rank:1573]
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Knizia! + Kids! + Animals! + Press Your Luck! = Success!
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/436164

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40. Board Game: Chess [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:329] [Average Rating:7.09 Unranked]
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The perfect game: Double Reversal Chess, destined to become the "new" chess for the next generation!
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/361272

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41. Board Game: Chinatown [Average Rating:7.20 Overall Rank:308]
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So you're wondering whether to get the new edition
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/355580

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42. Board Game: Cinque Terre [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:1115]
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What a meaty Ticket to Ride might look like in an Italian world of pickup-and-deliver
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/979454

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43. Board Game: Click Clack Lumberjack [Average Rating:6.59 Overall Rank:1106]
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Dexterity done right - what other game's central mechanic lets you swing a usable axe?
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/742099

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44. Board Game: Clubs [Average Rating:6.72 Overall Rank:1718]
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The Great Dalmuti on steroids, Tichu on a diet (review of Clubs)
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/963411

Tichu-lite (review of Clubs)
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/962847

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45. Board Game: COGZ [Average Rating:7.62 Overall Rank:5721]
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First impressions of a new, well-themed, and clever Tsuro-like abstract now on Kickstarter
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1181516

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46. Board Game: Cornucopia [Average Rating:5.95 Overall Rank:4910]
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Cornucopia is the new Agricola - the top of the class of For Sale type fillers
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/503629

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47. Board Game: Coup [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:224]
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The bluffing of The Resistance and Citadels in a brilliant Love Letter style package
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1061694

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48. Board Game: Coup: Reformation [Average Rating:7.52 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.52 Unranked]
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More cards, more twists, more bluffing - more Coup!
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1346290

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49. Board Game: Crappy Birthday [Average Rating:5.71 Overall Rank:6005]
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A not-so-crappy birthday!
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/690512

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50. Board Game: Crib Wars [Average Rating:6.00 Overall Rank:7488]
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The love-child of Cribbage and Snakes & Ladders
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1382565

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