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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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December 16, 2019
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'Tis the season to play games. There's no easier time of year, as friends and family gather around the hearth in the gathering gloom, to get everyo...
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Matt Thrower
November 18, 2019
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Play Matt: Horrified Review

Board Game Reviews
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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Play Matt: Combat Arena Review

Board Game Reviews
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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Play Matt: Wordsy Review

Board Game Reviews
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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