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Matt Thrower (He/Him)
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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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April 18, 2022
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Growing up by the English seaside, the promenade was thronged with video game arcades. Penny falls, one-armed bandits, all the bright and tacky lur...
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April 04, 2022
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Play Matt: TEN Review

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It’s late. Alcohol has been consumed. We’re tired out from a couple of relatively heavy games. But no one seems quite ready to go home yet. “What’s...
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February 28, 2022
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If you’ve dipped into Dungeon & Dragons any deeper than the starter set, chances are you’ve heard about Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything and Xanathar...
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February 14, 2022
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Now that the roll and write craze is running out of steam, it’s easy to look back and see how the very appeal of it was bound up by how easy these ...
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Matt Thrower
January 31, 2022
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It’s not normal to find an expansion box that dwarfs the original like Undaunted: Reinforcements does. But like everything in the superb Undaunted ...
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January 10, 2022
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Treasure Island is one of 2018’s unsung gems buried, like so many other gaming gems, in the ongoing avalanche of releases. Its map-based gameplay t...
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Matt Thrower
December 20, 2021
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Play Matt: Best Of 2021

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It doesn’t take a feature piece to tell you that 2021 has been a bad year. No. But perhaps unsurprisingly it’s also been a bad year for board games...
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October 25, 2021
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Call of Cthulhu has always enjoyed an exalted reputation among role-playing games, despite being based on the stories of the arch-racist H.P Lovecr...
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August 12, 2021
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Play Matt: Bullet♥︎ Review

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If you’re interested in Bullet♥︎, as I was, get prepared for a lifetime of copying and pasting. That ♥︎ is an actual part of the game name, you see...
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July 30, 2021
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Play Matt: Klask Review

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Due to the Danish flag on the rattling box, it’s easy to presume Klask comes as some sort of self-assembly mini-table. So it’s quite a surprise whe...
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