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Steph's New to Me List for April 2021!

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Welcome to Steph's "New to Me" List 2021!


This year I have made the goal of learning 400 games!






Steph's Awesome Spectrum Rating System!

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Steph's Sad Cloud Rating 1-2.5/10
Steph's Bland Rainbow Rating 3-4.5/10
Steph's Primary Rainbow Rating 5-7/10 (Solid Play)
Steph's Super Rainbow Rating 7.5-8.5 (Keepers)
Steph's Double Rainbow Rating 9-10/10 (Top Favorites)



April List
from Worst to Best






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Paris Connection:

I am not really into these network-type games, but this was easy enough to play and super quick on BGA. Just not into this game at all. It couldn't be over fast enough.


3/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Doughnut Drive-Thru:

Such cute donuts! super simple push your luck game. Definitely not a lot of replay value here. You are fighting for the actions you need and hope you roll well enough to finish what you need to. Shrug, the game was fine, but will likely be forgotten.


4/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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13 Clues:

On BGA. Deduction game that is very much like Code 777 but with photographs and colors where you can ask other players what they can see etc. I am just not that into deduction games like this, but I liked this one even less than Code 777.


5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Wilson & Shep:

Super light kids deduction game. Targeted for the kids in the family. Not much strategy involved with this one, but cute enough to play a few rounds. Not for the everyday game day.


5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Sweet Holic:

Super cute set collection game. Play a tile or discard a tile. Nothing we haven't seen before in gameplay, but it is cute.


5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Ubongo! Fun-Size Edition:

If you are a fan of the Ubongo series, then you will feel right at home with this compact edition. Very easy to play. Puzzles didn't seem that challenging. It works, but I prefer 3D.


5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Duel of Wands:

An interesting theme being magic and spells. Pretty standard 2 player dueling card game though. Not sure the upgrades and bonus spells are balanced well. The game works for sure but wasn't much fun.


5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Umbra Via:

Auction game with some tile placement and area control. I think it works well as a game, but in general just not as interesting as I would want it to be. Might be better with more players so you don't have a dummy player getting in the way. Seems a bit chaotic.


5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Origins: First Builders:

The next big B&D game. Mostly just not a game for me. It is too punishing for my taste. I know a bunch of people will really dig this title. I can see a solid game here and I would try again, but for me right now the 3 player game was harsh so I can't imagine even trying it with 4 players. Might be best as a solo or 2 player game.


5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Zodiac Clash:

Beautiful production and interesting astrological theme. The theme is pretty much pasted on, but you are trying to align the stars... so, yeah. Very much an easy-to-learn abstract game. Not much going on here, but it was worth a try.


5.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Rook:

Classic card game I finally tried. Played as a 2-player game and you have to have a dummy hand. I like it more than a lot of card games I learned in the recent months. I like the blind kitty. I would like to try it with 4 players, as I am sure it is a better partner game.


5.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Loch Ness:

Light bluffing game better with a bunch of players. With 2 players you have to have a dummy hand. You are just trying to predict where Nessie will show up in that round. The game worked and I liked it more than Michael. I can see why it has been a forgotten title.


5.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Hashi:

New flip n Write game. I can see this one getting really boring. I enjoyed playing it, but don't really have a desire to try it again. I feel like I saw what it had to offer. If it was the game on the table I would play again.


5.5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Switch & Signal:

I wanted to play this since it is a cooperative train game and I wanted to see what it was like. I was told it makes for a better solo experience. I liked it well enough and found it to be an interesting puzzle. Perhaps not enough tension for a cooperative game, but I enjoyed it about what I expected.


5.5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Glow:

What a beautiful game! Simple dice game where you want to roll your sets o you can gain bonuses from your cards you collect in the game, but you will also need to move around the board with the dice, so they serve as multi-purpose dice. It works well! Not sure about the replay value of the game, but I like it well enough to play again.


6/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Summoner Wars (Second Edition):

I am not really into the 1v1 battle games. Interesting card management game where you are trying to deplete the other player's life first. I totally get why people enjoy this game, but ultimately it isn't my favorite. I would play again for sure. I loved playing the Polar Dwarves!


6/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Rotundo:

Small card game, better than expected. Gotta collect all the balls! haha, nothing exciting about the game but it works and I could see playing it on request.


6/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Super Fantasy Brawl:

Much better than I expected it would be. Played on BGA and learned that it is not just a battle arena game, which I thought. It is a game to get 5 points first and there are a few ways to score points. The interesting system they created here. I would definitely give it another try, but generally not my type of game.


6/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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A Gentle Rain:

Simple tile placement game to try and create a 2x2 grid so you can place a flower token. If you can get all the flowers placed you will get a score based on the leftover tiles and placed flowers. A solo game that you can play cooperatively. It works and I enjoyed my time. Quick but nothing that stands out in the long run.


6/10 After 3 plays (Owned)

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Moonrakers:

This game is not designed for 2 players. Didn't work very well, even with the AI. I would rather just play with more players so you can get the full negotiation experience. Beautiful game with some deck-building and contract fulfillment. Race to get 10 points. I am not the biggest fan of negotiation games, but this was fine. Need to play again with more players though.


6.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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15 Days:

New Alpha game on BGA. Beautiful artwork as found in most Thundergryph games. Card and hand management game for ascending and descending sets of cards. Trying to gain control of the animal tokens and bonuses. Works just fine and I would play again. Didn't wow me though.


6.5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Block Ness:

Super cute abstract game with an adorable Nessie theme. Player colors have a unique set of pieces. Ultimately you are trying not to get blocked by the other players. Nice game and will definitely work for families. Adorable!


6.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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One Card Wonder:

Recently on KS. Very light resource management game to build your wonder card before the other player's. Very light and harmless. Tons of variable wonder cards and building boards to keep it interesting each play. Would play again for sure.


6.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Unmatched: Little Red Riding Hood vs. Beowulf:

Small box Unmatched set. I liked playing this one on stream, but I am not sure I liked Little red's ability very much. Not my favorite in the series but still seemed interesting and different than the other characters and sets.


6.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Wordsmith:

I am always up for learning a word game, I like that in this and Decipher you are using bits to form letters. In Wordsmith you are actually forming letters so you can form a word in real-time. I tend to push my luck with the dice rolls but still have a great time trying to craft the words. Overall, I think I like the gameplay in Decipher more, since I get to decode the other player's word.


6.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Chai: Tea for 2:

Hitting KS May 2021. This is a game designed for 1-2 players only. I like that it feels very different to Chai but still set in the same world. Great artwork and amazing quality. Overall easy to understand mechanics and fine gameplay. Nice game.


7/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Keystone: North America:

Played on Tabletopia so the game is still in prototype since all of the artwork isn't complete. The artwork that is there is amazing! Tile drafting and placement game. I very much enjoyed it. You have to take those key tiles in order to get multipliers - don't forget! . I look forward to the final product!


7/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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MATCH 5:

A new party game that reminded me of Scattegories, but you will want to match people's answers instead. Love the dice and how there are a few sets of dice so it will always feel different. Great end-of-the-night party game. Happy to play this whenever requested.


7/10 After 3 plays (Owned)

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Inspector Nose:

This one reminded me of Similio but with dice. I had fun playing with the BGG TV Twitch channel. I would definitely want to play this one again to see if it has staying power. But, I surmise if you like Similo this will be a winner for you.


7/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Fantastic Beasts: Perilous Pursuit:

Love the Wizarding World very much, and I love pushing my luck was happy to try this one. Cooperative dice game to capture the beasts. I very much enjoyed the films. Easy to learn and play and will work for a bunch of groups.


7/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Unmatched: Cobble & Fog:

Definitely the best theme I have played in Unmatched. I simply love Jekyll & Hyde as a character in general. Very cool series and enjoyed this box set more than the others because of the theme alone.


7/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Conspiracy: Abyss Universe:

Nice little card game set in the Abyss world. I really liked this one. Simple tabealu and set collection game. You can play on BGA. Simply beautiful too.


7/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Scout!:

A card game that all my friends were talking about several months ago. Finally got to try it on TTS. Duel numbered cards, but you can't choose the number you want. Cards also must remain in the order they were dealt. Reminded me a lot of Dealt!. I like they both about the same.


7/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Aldabas: Doors of Cartagena:

Never would have guessed there would be a game about door knockers. Alas, here we have it. Clever tableau card placement. Not challenging to learn and super quick to play. Very enjoyable.


7.5/10 After 2 plays (Not Owned)

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Age of Galaxy:

Going to KS in May 2021, really enjoyed the first play of the prototype. Lots of cards for cool abilities but you are limited by how many you can play. Very quick exploration and tech tree game. Such a tiny box, it really packs a punch!


7.5/10 After 1 play(Owned)

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Minigolf Designer:

Love this theme so much! It is so much fun designing a minigolf course. Works great with 2 and I can imagine it working well with more players as you see more tiles. Drafting tiles with tile placement is always fun for me! Definitely a keeper!


7.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Trek 12:

Last-minute learn for the month as it is on BGA in Alpha mode. Perhaps my favorite Bruno Cathala game. Roll n write with a light campaign mode. I haven't played the box game so I think there is more to it, and I am dying to play it! Reminded me of a more complex Rolling Japan. I will definitely need to seek this out.


7.5/10 After 8 plays (Not Owned)

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Hadrian's Wall:

Talk about Combos! You are presented with ALL THE OPTIONS and you just have to go for a strategy and hope it works. Lots of rules, but everything makes sense and feels very much like a Garphil Games game. Good Luck... devil


7.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Escape Tales: Children of Wyrmwoods:

Only played the prologue game so far, but it was a great story and I love the new character cards with stats. I can't wait to explore this one further! Great Escape game.


8/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Game of the Month!




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Merchants of Magick: A Set a Watch Tale:

This is a roll n write game that I just love. from the artwork to the theme, this is a cool game. I love the idea of upgrading your shop to have items and then fulfilling the order cards. Can be slightly luck of the draw if you find an order that is perfect for you, but I think that is part of the fun. I have really been enjoying my plays. Available to play on TTS which is awesome too.


8/10 After 4 plays (Owned)

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New to me Expansions!



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Board Royale: The Island Expansion - Wild Hunt:

Turns the game cooperative which is cool. Still in prototype form, so will be interested to see the final product if anything changes. Would definitely try it again.


6/10 After 1 play (Owned)



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Claim: Reinforcements – Maps:

Love these new expansion packs for Claim. I think they add enough to keep the games mixed and interesting. If you are a fan of Claim, I definitely think you should look into the reinforcements packs. With Maps you get new rule cards and ways to score each game.


7.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Claim: Reinforcements – Magic:

I like the Magic Reinforcement deck better than Maps, but only slightly. I really like the push-your-luck aspect with the wizards in this expansion. Beautiful art and wonderful addition.


7.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Targi: The Expansion:

I think this expansion will work really well for those who play Targi a bunch! There is extra content but doesn't change the game dramatically. Keeps it about the same amount of time with some more options. Very enjoyable!


7.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Not Alone: Sanctuary:

Very cool expansion. Changes the game up quite a bit, it is not for the better, but it is different. Will add to the variety in the gameplay for sure. I will happily play this one anytime!


7.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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The Tally


January: 27
February: 44
March: 35
April: 40





Total new-to-me games for the year: 146!



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Welcome to Steph's "New to Me" List 2021!


This year I have made the goal of learning 400 games!






Steph's Awesome Spectrum Rating System!

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Steph's Sad Cloud Rating 1-2.5/10
Steph's Bland Rainbow Rating 3-4.5/10
Steph's Primary Rainbow Rating 5-7/10 (Solid Play)
Steph's Super Rainbow Rating 7.5-8.5 (Keepers)
Steph's Double Rainbow Rating 9-10/10 (Top Favorites)



March List
from Worst to Best



Unpublished Prototype:

Can't talk about this one yet! Sorry!


-/10 After 4 plays (Not Owned)

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Magical Unicorn Quest:

New game hitting Kickstarter. No rating as it is still prototype form. Simple card game along the lines of Exploding Kittens or Fluxx. Won't be for everyone, but I do love rainbows and unicorns.


-/10 After 2 play(Owned)

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Black Swan:

What a mess of a game. It is basically a card game where you can play what you want. You don't have to follow suit and cards are either worth some points or -100. I duno it felt like a wreck. Not one I will be returning to.


3/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Bids:

Simple card game to collect points from the tricks you take. No rules on following suit or anything so there wasn't that much strategy going on. I would rather play about any other card game.


3/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Dominant Species: Marine:

Maybe my expectations were too high. I love DS and they took everything I love about DS out. I felt the tension is gone and the actions are just a free-for-all. The one thing I did appreciate was the choice of power/trait at the beginning of the game. I would never choose to play this over DS or even care to play this one again at this point.


3.5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Hide 'n Cheek:

Kids game found at Target. Cute chipmunk masks included. very simple game with little strategy. Not a game that would ever make the rotation again, but good for the families with young kids.


4/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Rage:

Another card game found on BGA. This time there are changing trumps and it is pretty much chaos. It wasn't great and ultimately pretty forgettable.


4/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Sling Puck:

Flick the pucks through the gate. There are different variations of the game to play with different difficulties to try. Not my favorite dexterity game.


4/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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DC Comics HeroClix: Wonder Woman 80th Anniversary Miniatures Game:

I totally get why people enjoy Heroclix. I like how the minis look and how they work with their stats. It all makes sense. I am just not into these combat types of games in general. For me, it isn't much fun.


4/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Hoarders:

very cute card game found on BGA. Simultaneous card selection to try and collect the acorns/nuts. Was cute enough and works. Not a game I would be excited to pull out and play a whole bunch.


5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Dinosaur Tea Party:

An updated version of Guess Who?. A whimsical theme with dressed-up dinos ready for a tea party. Implemented on BGA but can be hard to follow. My guess is that it will be better to play in person. Not very exciting but works.


5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Nine Men's Morris:

Total abstract game. Basically, try and connect 3 to eliminate your opponent's pieces. Very tricky. I could see this being a very good coffee table game. Easy rules and fast gameplay. I enjoyed it well enough.


5.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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13 Chefs:

Micro cardgame found with the Kitchen Rush Kickstarter. 13 cards in the game. Your goal is to guess your opponent's hidden card value. A short deduction game for 2 players that works. Very cute and interesting. Not much ground to stand on, but good enough for a few rounds here and there.


5.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Cubitos:

This game will work really well for soooooo many people. Perfect for gamers who love The Quacks of Quedlinburg since it gives me a similar feeling. build up your dice pool and push your luck to get what you need. This is a lower rating for me since I am not the biggest fan of race games, so it is a personal preference.


6/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Board Royale: The Island:

A super quick take-that card game that totally reminds me of The Hunger Games. Backstabbing everyone until you are the sole survivor and won, or you can find the items to let you escape the island. Doesn't outstay its welcome so it works for me.


6/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Einauge sei wachsam!:

Interesting set collection game where you want a lot of the same, but also a lot of all the colors for the majorities. Glad to have tried it on Yucata, not sure it is a game that I will remember in the future. Good enough.


6/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Kombo Klash:

Abstract tile-placement with combo scoring. You have to manage your hand of tiles and the placement of the tiles so you can gather the most points. Slight memory element to the game as well. Interesting use of actions, I liked it.


6/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Sparts:

A game where I would much rather pick either Hearts or Spades. Has some interesting choices when you get to choose, but otherwise, you are at the mercy of your cards. Glad to have tried it on BGA but not one I would return to. Doesn't make me love Hearts or Spades less though so it is still a good game.


6/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Hol's der Geier:

Another card game found on BGA. This one was pretty good. I like that everyone has the same cards they are using to bid on the available pot and that same bids are tied which would then go to the next highest so that keeps it interesting. Would definitely play this again.


6.5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Danger Park:

Interesting new theme park game. Pretty fiddly which ends up knocking down the rank slightly. I enjoy the hilarious theme of vomiting meeples and just the theme park in general. I definitely enjoyed the plays and would play again upon request.


6.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Cryo:

Pretty cool game with interesting choices and paths to take. Suffers from lack of variety with the 8 card types, and one card, in particular, seems a bit too OP. Played a few times, but have enjoyed the plays enough to where I can see this is a good game. Might be better with an expansion.


6.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Spicy:

Cute push-you-luck bluffing card game. Beautiful production. It is great that it is easy to learn so will work for any number of players. Happy to play this more.


6.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Color It!:

Super cute kids roll n write game where you get to color. Simply joys of coloring make the game just fun. Perfect for any family. Pretty simple for regular gamers, but still enjoyable.


7/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Stardew Valley: The Board Game:

I don't have a connection to the video game, but it feels pretty thematic. Likely best with 2 players since it doesn't scale very well. Could be very luck-dependent, but I just like that it is cooperative and that you have to work together to figure out what needs to happen to complete the goals. I liked it and would like to try again.


7/10 After 2 plays (Not Owned)

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Box Monster:

Cooperative kids game with a unique tactile mechanic. I love the concept of trying to find items in the monster's mouth. Definitely unlike anything I have played before. Will work really nice with families. So cute!


7/10 After 4 plays (Owned)

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Monster Expedition:

Lightweight push-your-luck dice chucking game designed by Pfister. It is an easy-to-play engine builder that is quick. I have enjoyed my plays so far and I think it will whet the appetite when looking to play this type of game.


7/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Kompromat:

Nice 2-player duel game. Dueling for the cards in the center but in this game, there is a push-your-luck element that is silly and fun. Love the use of cards and that stupid .5 value that screws everything up! Great little card game!


7/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Circadians: First Light:

Another great game from Garphill Games. Full of interesting choices with dice worker placement.Lots of paths to explore.I enjoyed everything going on in this one and look forward for the first expansion.


7/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Faux Diamonds:

Great new card game! There is a great variety in the diamond boards that will keep each game fresh with new strategies. It will feel familiar but being very different. Perfect for any card player out there!


7.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Kitchen Rush:

Real-time cooperative game! use of sand timers as action markers is a fun change of pase. Totally stressful and completely challenging. I have enjoyed my couple of plays! The time just flies by and it is totally thematic!


7.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Regicide:

A cooperative card game! Takes a typical deck of 52, ut provide a whole new experience and gameplay. Super challenging and just fantastic. I was really impressed with this one.


7.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Troyes Dice:

It won't really capture the essence of Troyes, but it has a lot of overlapping characteristics. 3 colors and the dreaded black die to come and ruin the day. I think it is a great roll n write with a bunch of options for scoring points. Really cool use of dice.


7.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Funfair:

The nice edition of Unfair. I will always love Unfair a little bit more for the variety alone, but that isn't to say Funfair doesn't hold its own. It totally has a time and place. definitely more accessible and newbie-friendly. Happy to play this more.


7.5/10 After 4 plays (Owned)

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Zapotec:

Oooh a shiny new Board&Dice game! Fits in perfectly with the "T" games as a lighter but meaty game. I was really impressed that you can get so much gameplay with 5 actions in a short time play as well. Really holds its own and I am excited to see this in the final form.


8/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Bullet♥︎:

This game has everything I love. It is fast-paced puzzle-solving. I love all of the unique abilities and special custom decks for those characters. It is high energy and exciting. Bullets are flying and you are doing your best to block and defend against them and use your pattern cards to send bullets to the next player. So much to love about this game, I definitely need a copy.


8/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Disney Villainous: Perfectly Wretched:

More Villainous is always a good thing. Nothing out of the ordinary here, so if you are looking for more content for Villainous then this will be your jam. Love me some 101 Dalmations!


7/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Nidavellir: Thingvellir:

New expansion is available to try on BGA! More Hero cards and a new area to pull cards from if you win the highest bid in a tavern. Ohhhhh so many juicy choices, it is so hard to get everything you plan for, and I keep wanting to revisit this game. It's fantastic!!


7.5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Bärenpark: The Bad News Bears:

I already love Bärenpark and I have been wanting to try this expansion for a while now. There are 2 modules included and they are great! Really adds some depth to the base game and gives it some life. Totally brings it up a notch for me. An expansion not to miss if you already love the base game!


7.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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The Tally


January: 27
February: 44
March: 35






Total new-to-me games for the year: 106!



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Steph's New to Me List for February 2021

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Welcome to Steph's "New to Me" List 2021!


This year I have made the goal of learning 400 games!






Steph's Awesome Spectrum Rating System!

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Steph's Sad Cloud Rating 1-2.5/10
Steph's Bland Rainbow Rating 3-4.5/10
Steph's Primary Rainbow Rating 5-7/10 (Solid Play)
Steph's Super Rainbow Rating 7.5-8.5 (Keepers)
Steph's Double Rainbow Rating 9-10/10 (Top Favorites)



February List
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Dawn on Titan:

Currently on KS. I played the Prototype version of the game. I do think it needs a bit more development so for now, I don't have a rating for the game.


-/10 After 1 play (Not Owned - prototype)

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Eruption:

Played on BGA, and it is just bad. Very much attack others to try and burn down their villages. Luck of the draw for cards and tiles. All around, just not fun and not a game I would care to ever play again.


2.5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Monasterium:

Expected more from this one. I like drafting dice for actions. I don't like not getting an even number of actions, or even just getting the dice we start the round with. I think the whole dice mechanic in this game needs to be reworked. For me, it was much too frustrating and annoying. Otherwise, the mechanics are fine, but nothing special. One I want to avoid in the future.


3/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Kabaleo:

Simple abstract game found on BGA. Played it, and immediately forgot about it. This is a game I just won't remember the title to. That's fine.


3.5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Blaze:

This is the game that never ends! I think it really needs to update the rules to make the game flow better and faster. As it stands we were all excited for it to end. A game that is based on a Russian drinking game. Might be better if you are wasted, duno.


4/10 After 1 play (Owned - prototype)

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Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering Game:

Pure abstract area control game. You want to form clusters where you have majorities. The game works, but I just had zero fun playing it. Yep, I tried it. It's on BGA. Woo.


4/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Pedro:

I suppose this game also goes by the name Cinch. Totally bizarre card game that has a lot of weird scoring. Took several rounds to try and even figure out the flow of the game. At the end, not the card game I want to be playing if I were to choose a card game. Played on BGA.


4/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Chakra:

A beautiful game that I learned on BGA. Pretty simple set collection game to get a rainbow of gems. I wanted to play for the rainbow and Dan humored me. The game is fine and works okay, but seems a bit uninspired and ultimately it was a bit boring. Glad to have tried it though.


5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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HoneyScouts:

Super cute and super cutthroat tile-placement game. I think it is interesting the mix of tile-placement and trick-taking. In the end, the take-that was a bit much for me and didn't work that well. The mechanics are fine and it will definitely work for the right group of players. Just not for me as much.


5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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American Book Shop:

What a weird card game. Super difficult to see how to play the game, but has some neat ideas. Ultimately I think there is too much luck and not enough interesting choices. Glad to have tried it. Found on playingcards.io website.


5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Buttons:

Super quick puck-you-luck dice game. You want to get a row of 5 Stars, but each round you can't place new buttons next to one another. At the end of the round if you didn't bust you will get to place stars where you have some buttons. Cute game mostly luck, but harmless. I would play again, but ultimately it is a bit forgettable and unexciting.


5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Solo Whist:

Solo since you don't have a partner, but there are opportunities in the game to team up with another person, so that could help you. Ultimately I have played a lot of Kitty Whist in my day, and this pales in comparison. I could play again, but why?


5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Tea Time:

Simple set collection game, it was cute and fun to try, but not something that really sticks around for more than a few plays.


5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Mercado de Lisboa:

Not much going on here. Hard to control what would happen next and ended up being more frustrating than fun. Not one I would really want to play again, but in general, it was fine.


5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Dream Crush:

Silly party game which ended up being more entertaining than I originally thought. I had fun playing this on the stream and could see playing it again for some laughs. Not a serious game at all.


5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Tranquility:

Light cooperative game to try and get a grid of numbers played. It works as an interesting challenge. I would try again and maybe I would like it a bit more with the expansion tiles included for variety.


5.5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Harry Potter Strike Dice Game:

Better than normal Strike since it has colorful dice with cool magical symbols. I also like the different spells that you cast on the dice. Still a bunch of luck for a very random game. It is fine. HP theme makes everything better.


5.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Letter Tycoon:

Simple word game, but it comes down to the letters you get in your hand. If you get a great combo of letters, you will just win the game. There are better word games out there.


5.5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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LOOP: Life of Ordinary People:

Push and pull your way to happiness. Work for money so you can buy materials for your hobbies and spare time. It is an interesting balance with favor cards that interrupt gameplay with people trying to mess with the items you have. I think the game is interesting enough, perhaps not one I would want to play again but could be convinced. Likely better with more players.


6/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Herrlof:

A trick-taker that is supposed to be better with 2 players but we tried with 3 players on BGA. A lot of random card powers to remember. I am not a big fan of stealing other player's cards and replacing cards from the bottom of the deck. It makes for a bit of a random experience. It was fine.


6/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Oriflamme:

A very quick take-that card game which I learned on BGA. I liked how the cards are placed then potentially activated in the line. I enjoyed this more than the others and would play again, but ultimately it isn't really my type of game.


6/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Talisman: Kingdom Hearts:

Better than Talisman for sure, if only because I got to play as Mickey Mouse. I am not really drawn to Kingdom Hearts, but I do like the Disney theme throughout the game. You find a lot of fun characters in the game and that keeps it interesting for me. Luck of the dice at times, but it was okay. I would play again.


6/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Small Islands:

Interesting tile-placement game. You want to create a bunch of small islands to score your goal cards each round by placing huts. You want small islands since you can only ever have 1 hut on an island. The timing is the hard part and maybe the most frustrating part since you just don't really know how many more turns you will have in a round since another player could end it by placing their boat. I would definitely be willing to give it another go.


6/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Wonder Woman: Challenge of the Amazons:

Cooperative game much like Pandemic. You are managing the board as well as trying to beat up the enemy figure who is causing chaos. Interesting way the cards are used since you never have full knowledge of what cards you might have for the round when you make a battle plan. The game was definitely better than I was expecting.


6.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Mystery Rummy: Al Capone and the Chicago Underworld:

Probably my least favorite of the Mystery Rummy series that I have played. Some really great mechanics and then some take-that mechanics that I am less excited about. definitely worth trying but not one I would suggest going forward.


6.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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99:

One of the better trick-taking games that I have learned recently since you have a lot more control over what you are bidding. I like the added challenge of getting double or triple the points if you reveal your bid and your hand of cards. It is quite a challenge, I liked it.


7/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Break the Code:

Deduction is always a fun mechanic for me and this is a straight-up deduction in the line of Code 777. Happy to play this one more.


7/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Pakal:

I really like the sliding puzzle and real-time mechanic in the game. Fun puzzles to solve and a game I would be happy to play this one anytime. Cool app to go along with it too.


7/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Cupcake Academy:

Cooperative real-time puzzle-solving. Cupcake cups that are stacked like the Russian Dolls. I really like the timed challenge of trying to get through the patterns. Cool game.


7/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Time Palatrix:

trick-taking weirdness. Essentially playing 3 tricks at a time and seeing how they end up playing out. It is very interesting and I would probably like it better if there were points to be had if you bid 0 tricks taken. I would definitely play again.


7/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Renature:

I have always loved dominoes so was looking forward to seeing how this K&K game incorporated them. There is a bit of area control and cutthroat gameplay. I have enjoyed my plays, but have a long way to go before I am decent at it.


7/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Atheneum: Mystic Library:

Nice game! I love the puzzles you have to sort out and plan for to score points. In general, happy to play this more, but unsure about longevity.


7/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Trapper Keeper Game:

Great little game. If you have a nostalgic feeling towards Trapper Keepers I think you will enjoy picking up this game. Great little set collection game. Reminds me of Cat Lady but I liked this one more. Definitely happy I got to play this.


7/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu:

Really great take on the Pandemic system. I think Cthulhu is a great theme for the system. You can go insane and use gates, but your goal is to close the 4 gates. I liked this one a lot! Happy to play it again.


7.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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The Key: Sabotage at Lucky Llama Land:

Super clever intro to deduction games. I really enjoyed this series and I know there are other "The Key" games with harder difficulty. Definitely an interesting game with a fun theme. I had a great time playing this one and will check out the solo play sometime on the Livestream. I think it will be fun times.


7.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Indus 2500 BCE:

A new flip and write game! Definitely feels like Cartographers as you map out the terrains. This, however, involves drafting cards and even some catastrophes. I have enjoyed my few plays so far.


7.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Holi: Festival of Colors:

Beautiful game! You have to get creative with the placement of your tiles since you want to position yourself well enough to boost your figure up a level. Abstract with a lot of juicy choices. clever game and one I look forward to playing again soon.


7.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Cross Clues:

Super fun party game that will work for groups who like Codenames and Just One. Great cooperative experience to fill in a grid by giving clues. Charming and fun. it is a game that I will work well as a late-night filler. I really liked this one.


7.5/10 After 5 plays (Owned)

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Mystery Rummy: Jekyll & Hyde:

An amazing theme that shines through when you play. I love how you can only meld Jekyll cards when Jekyll is face-up and only meld Hyde when Hyde is face-up. It is really tricky to figure out when you need to play something. This might end up being my favorite Mystery Rummy game. I very much enjoyed this.


7.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Jekyll vs. Hyde:

2-player trick-taking game! It is available to try on BGA but I was lucky to get a copy from Mandoo Games. I was totally enamored with this one since I learned it. Playing as Jekyll you want to have balanced tricks and playing as Hyde you want to have a big difference in tricks. It is a super tricky balance to figure out and I am not good at this game. Just makes me want to play it more and more. Very cool game.


7.5/10 After 3 plays (Owned)

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Las Vegas Royale:

Totally surprised that I loved this. Yep, it totally fires Las Vegas! I love the new mini-games it adds. I think it makes it more fun! But, if you know me, you know I love to push my luck. I have had a few great plays so far and look forward to game days when I can play with a bunch of people.


7.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Sherlock: Der Butler:

I seriously love these Sherlock Files cases. The Butler is fantastic. I played this case from The Sherlock Files: Vol III – Puzzling Plots and would highly recommend it. Nothing seemed farfetched, and Michael and I could puzzle it together fairly well. We might actually be getting better at this game! I can't wait to play the others in Vol 3! Love it!


8/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Sagani:

I really enjoyed this one. I love that the tiles only have to be in the direction of the arrow and not in adjacent spaces. BIG improvement over Nova Luna. This is a game I would be happy to play and suggest. Definitely, a keeper and one everyone should check out!


8/10 After 4 plays (Owned)

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Dream Runners:

This game is Excellent! You are under pressure to put together the best 3x3 grid before anyone else can. you want to defeat nightmares and gather loot. So much to consider for a simple game. It's a winner and one I will be happy to play anytime.


8/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Gùgōng: Pànjūn:

Expansion with 4 modules. Lots of new modes to explore and try. I definitely suggest playing with only a few to start and work up adding more and subtracting as you go. The new stairs are interesting. I like the expansion well enough, but I don't think it is really needed. The base game works well enough for me, but I am happy to include the expansion of player's want to.


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Rome & Roll: Gladiators:

Works well if you are looking for more content for the base game. I like the new resource and added Gladiator cards. It is not overly complicated to incorporate and will give you something new to focus on.


7/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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The Tally


January: 27
February: 44






Total new-to-me games for the year: 71!



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January List
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Prototype - Dan's Prototype:

Hey! Dan made a word game! It is awesome and I am terrible at it. We need to think of a name and probably get it published. I had fun! I won't rate this prototype at this time!


-/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Prototype - The Mirroring of Mary King:

Early prototype from Devious Weasel and a game for 2 players. It is a tug of war game to gain control over Mary King. It is quite a puzzle and it has been interesting to see the game develop over time. I will continue to play test and look forward to the final game. No rating for a prototype.


-/10 After 5 plays (Not Owned)

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Doomlings:

Super cute cardgame that it hitting KS in early March. Very simple game to collect traits for points when the end of the world strikes. Easy to learn and play and I like the interactions with the cards. Not going to rate since it is still in prototype form.


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Just Desserts:

Learned on BGA and it is a wicked light set collection card game. Not many fun decisions and the game sort of plays itself. Eh, just wasn't for me.


4/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Labors of Hercules - Puzzle Games:

Perhaps not really a game, but a series of puzzles. I think they work okay, but the biggest issue is that there is no solutions page in the rules since we don't know if we did something wrong. Can be interesting but I am not that interested in playing the 2 other puzzles.


4.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Brawling Barons:

Light card game to gain points from the buildings you can get in play and soldiers you can get in play for the King. It is all about manipulating your cards to get that done. The game works fine, but just wasn't much fun for me.


5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Quetzal:

Beautiful game. I was able to learn it on BGA. Perhaps it is a game that shines better on the game table since there is a gimmick that rolls meeples. Online it seemed pretty lame, and the game is just basic. Nothing new or interesting happening in the game, but it works. Not a game I would want to return to.


5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Dune: Imperium:

I had a bunch of problems with this one, but ultimately the game is ok just not for me. The deck-building is less than satisfying, and the limiting actions is frustrating. I hate the race to the points too. I would give it another chance, but I just don't think the game is for me.


5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Via Magica:

Remake of Rise of Augustus and works basically the exact same. I do like the artwork in Mafica a lot more since it is colorful and whimsical. Played on BGA and would play again if requested. It's fine.


5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Frenemy Pastry Party:

Super cute card game with adorable animals and yummy pastries. You are at the mercy of other players to rely on asking you to help make the cakes. Not sure the bonus cards are all even, but for a short card game it is fine.


5.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Yin Yang:

2 player abstract game I learned on BGA. As far as abstract games go, I did enjoy this one. You create your own "rules" which is the interesting part of the game, and how you might be able to change those "rules" as the game goes on. Not bad, but maybe forgettable.


6/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Merv: The Heart of the Silk Road:

For a game that gives you 12 actions, it works fairly well. Not sure there are that many interesting choices, but several paths to score points and try and do well with. I would play again.


6/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Posthuman Saga:

Not as much story as I might have thought going into it. There are just a bunch of events with choices depending on how you choose to proceed with the event. Combat is interesting since you are just trying to survive and not necessarily win. In general not my type of game, but could play again.


6/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Space Worm:

Weird dice drafting game to collect fruit in space. Enjoyable enough, but perhaps not that inspiring. Worth playing for sure.


6.5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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ClipCut Parks:

I like the use of scissors in this game. Super simple to get into and just play. Great family weight game and one I would have loved when I was growing up.


7/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Smash Up: Marvel:

Great new title for the Smash Up line! I think the Marvel universe fits in perfectly with the mechanics of this game and I think this is a great partnership between The Op and AEG! If you are a fan of Marvel or Smash Up then this would be a no-brainer.


7/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Fossilis:

Very cool family game. Has a great toy factor with the tweezers and fun plastic Dino bones. Great theme and will be an attention grabber when it is on the table. I have enjoyed my first 2 plays so far and will definitely play it again in the near future.


7/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Mystery Rummy: Murders in the Rue Morgue:

Great twist on the classic Rummy 500 I grew up playing. Easy to get into if you are familiar with the Meld mechanic. Would definitely recommend to any card player.


7/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Roll Write Daifugō:

Super weird roll n write game with an ending that plays out like a climbing game. Bizarre game but totally captivating. A game I would definitely like to explore more and hopefully own a copy one day. For now I just have the sheet PnP and use regular dice. Quite enjoyable!


7/10 After 2 plays (Not Owned)

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Beyond Baker Street:

Great new take on Hanabi. I love trying to complete the evidence before time runs out. Super challenging, I can't even believe there are scenarios that ramp up in difficulty. I think we have a long way to go before I would call us pros. Very enjoyable if you like cooperative games like Hanabi.


7.5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Showdown Tactics:

More to this than meets the eye. Very clever 2-player deduction game. I have to say I am very impressed that this is not just a gimmick. Yeah there is a talking box, so it has a gimmick, but it is needed to run the show. I really liked this.


7.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Kōhaku:

Such a beautiful game!! Fantastic tiles and all around production value. Simplistic and elegant set collection/tile-placement game. Really a perfect filler and right up my alley. Definitely recommended.


7.5/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Deep State: New World Order:

Medium-light set-collection game. You ave to get crafty with how you manipulate your moves and have a bit of planning on what you need to do well. Very interested in trying the expansion which adds a whole bunch of content. Interesting game and I am happy I got to check it out!


7.5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Nidavellir:

Totally surprised by this one! I didn't know how I would come to really enjoy it! Interesting bidding mechanic and set collection game. I really hope this gets picked up for distribution in the states since I want a copy! I had so much fun with this!


7.5/10 After 2 plays (Not Owned)

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Seven Bridges:

Yes! This game is awesome! Really great new roll n write game where you draft dice to make routes and ultimately score as much as you can. Love the challenges of mapping out the city. Highly recommended and one of the best roll n write games around.


8/10 After 2 plays (Owned)

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Darwin's Journey:

Juicy Euro game that was just on KS. Already played a bunch of times and have enjoyed trying new strategies each time. Very enjoyable and beautiful game. If you are into medium-heavy Euros this is a game not to miss!


8/10 After 4 plays (Not Owned)

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Praga Caput Regni:

Not a difficult game per-say, but oh man there is sooooo much to keep track of and small bonuses here and there. Very easy to forget something. That being said, it is such a puzzle to figure out and solve. So many paths and so much to do in such a little amount of time. Love the critical decisions and can't wait to play this again!


8/10 After 2 plays (Not Owned)

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The Tally


January: 27






Total new-to-me games for the year: 27!



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Welcome to Steph's "New to Me" List 2020!


This year I have made the goal of learning 300 400 500 games!

Goal complete!! 2020 totals-
NEW TO ME - 500
UNIQUE GAMES - 732
TOTAL PLAYS - 1733






Steph's Awesome Spectrum Rating System!

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Steph's Sad Cloud Rating 1-2.5/10
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December List
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Superyum:

UH, so many problems with this game. I don't know why this game was made by DoorDash but it was. There could have been a decent game they made, but this was just a bad take on Candyland. Shame.


2/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Mega Mouth:

Silly party game. Doesn't work for me so much. Too much of a gimmick and just not much fun. Glad to have tried it, but not one I would care to play again.


3/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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High Frontier 4 All:

Damn, this is a big game. So much to know before even starting the game. An experience game for sure. I liked the ship movement the best, but everything leading up to that was just long and drawn out. This is not a game I would care to play again.


3.5/10 After 1 play (Not Owned)

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Tessen:

Quick speed game to collect sets of animals. Several things to think about. Ultiamtely there are other speed games I much prefer and nothing stands out with this one. meh I don't care to play it again.


4.5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Materia Prima: The Alchemists Guild:

Love the artwork in the game, but the gameplay didn't work for me. I am not into pick-up and deliver games and there were even some take-that that didn't sit right. Could work for the right group, but I now know I am not the right target for this game. I wanted to like it.


5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game:

oh my goodness the cute egg!! Super cute artwork used in this super light card game. The game is fine, but ultimately not many interesting choices to make me want to play over and over. It works.


5/10 After 1 play (Owned)

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Newfoundland Jam:

Simple set collection game. It works but is forgettable in the long run. Nothing new or interesting happening, but it works.


5/10 After 1 play (not Owned)

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The King is Dead: Second Edition:

For an area control game, I certainly don't mind it. I am not that into area control games so this isn't that appealing to me. I like the tight card play in a short game though. Played a few times and think I am pretty much done with it at this point. Will work better for other people.