Matt Thrower
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Matt has been writing about tabletop games professional since 2012, blogging since 2006 and playing them since he could talk.

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Matt Thrower
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Articles by Matt Thrower

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November 18, 2019
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Sunday morning, everyone is awake an hour early because the clocks have gone back. As we open the curtain and gaze out on the leaden skies wetting ...
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Matt Thrower
November 04, 2019
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Most British people live in tiny houses, cramped together on our crowded island. And we're all stuck, in the midst of a housing crisis that has sen...
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Matt Thrower
October 21, 2019
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Sometimes, you see or hear about a game and it's instantly a must-play. Looking at the rectangular grid or Cartographer's playsheets made it obviou...
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Matt Thrower
October 07, 2019
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The black box of Combat Arena sucks me in like a starless vacuum, into a space where two techno-primitives duel with whip and sword. Inside there i...
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Matt Thrower
September 23, 2019
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Word games come with an inherent problem. However much positional and strategic skill designers bake into them, winning is often a matter of vocabu...
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Matt Thrower
September 09, 2019
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Nip and tuck isn't just the preserve of the plastic surgeon but the dungeoneer too. At least that's how it seems as I fold and pop together a littl...
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Matt Thrower
September 03, 2019
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The hunt is always better than the kill. And the hunt for a sensibly priced copy of Avalon Hill's Dune was about the longest of my collecting caree...
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Matt Thrower
August 19, 2019
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Two weeks ago, under the bright lights and loud voices of the social club where the gamers gather, we learned Welcome To. Surprisingly, given the c...
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Matt Thrower
August 03, 2019
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As games scatter from the bag, each winking like rubies in the sunset, there is a gasp of surprise. Every one is still in shrinkwrap. But there's n...
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Matt Thrower
July 22, 2019
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If there's one thing I can't stand in a game, it's faff. And deckbuilders tend to have more than their fair share. But Undaunted: Normandy makes it...
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