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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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September 14, 2020
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Play Matt: Village Green Review

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Growing up in rural England, some villages had fancy name signs. Ours did not, and provoked an early sense of injustice in my childhood self. Years...
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August 31, 2020
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Like every Games Workshop board game, Rise of the Orks starts with assembling miniatures. There are five in this box, chunky Space Marine Terminato...
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August 09, 2020
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Play Matt: Petrichor Review

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“Petrichor,” says my daughter after seeing the austere beauty of the white box with a shining raindrop. “That means the smell of rain”. I wonder if...
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July 26, 2020
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Play Matt: Miremarsh Review

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Miremarsh didn’t land with the swampy splash the designer must have hoped for. It bubbled under a lot of people’s radars and initial reports weren’...
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July 13, 2020
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The Artemis Project is, let’s be honest, a box you’d walk past in a game store. The title doesn’t mean much. The lid, on which Skidoos zoom over a ...
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June 29, 2020
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After so many years in the gaming game, I don’t often get excited by new boxes anymore. But when Undaunted: North Africa lands on the mat, mail qua...
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June 22, 2020
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See entries 50-26 here. #25 Ticket to Ride / Ticket to Ride: Europe There’s a good reason why this has been a smash breakout hit outside the hobb...
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June 15, 2020
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It is a lovely book, the size of a standard hardback with an embossed cover and three bright ribbons to mark reference places. But when I open the ...
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June 09, 2020
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See my picks at 75-51 here. #50 High Society Sometimes, the best things come in the smallest boxes. Of all Reiner Knizia’s auction designs, High ...
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May 31, 2020
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Judge Dredd is too iconic to stay away from gaming tables for long. So it was exciting enough to get a box with ol’ stony face glowering out from t...
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