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Marketing and You – The Geek Weekly Issue #355

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BGG.Spring Canceled
BGG has made the decision to cancel BGG.Spring. Hope is that the event will be back 2022.
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Board Game: On Mars
2020 Picture of the Year Contest
Come check out some of the best board game photos from last year. There is a lot of great work here.
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Board Game: Paris
Marketing and You
My day job is marketing, and it is fun to see these common methods used by tabletop publishers. It is fun to think about what makes us do the things we do.

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Board Game: Camel Up
Games for 8!
This geeklist is all about games for 8 players! File this one away for a post-Covid world.
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game
Posted by: bodaster
Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game
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From gallery of thequietpunk
Darwin's Journey
Retracing Darwin’s journey to the Galapagos in an exciting Worker Placement euro game by Simone Luciani and Nestore Mangone.

With an innovative worker progression system, each worker will have to study the disciplines that are a prerequisite to perform several actions in the game, such as exploration, correspondence, and discovering specimens in order to contribute to the human knowledge of biology.
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Scribbletown
Scribbletown is the new low-luck roll-and-write for any number of players. Every turn is a tough choice between using your precious land plots on buildings or roads. Avoid your opponents filling your board with junk piles by timing your use of waste. Special building cards truly make every game different by changing the importance and placement of standard buildings. Enjoy deluxe components like dry-erase boards and huge custom dice! Playable solo or with dozens of players; it even plays easily remotely over Zoom. On Kickstarter now!
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Kingdoms of the Deep
The sequel to Animal Kingdoms is here! Kingdoms of the Deep is an area control and simultaneous action selection game for 2-6 players in 45-60 minutes. Dive into this thinky game that has a beautiful table presence. Balance control of the capitals against round specific goals like deploying units in a spatial pattern, planning certain actions, and making specific upgrades. The game moves forward whenever any player resets their actions, so time your actions wisely to anticipate scoring rounds. Watch out for the community controlled shark that can work both for and against you!
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Board Game: On the Underground
On the Underground
This review is part of an ongoing series and looks pretty great. Time to head On the Underground.
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Boxes for Birds
This week's file is a storage solution for Wingspan. Come build some boxes for those birds.
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