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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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March 01, 2021
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Play Matt: Wavelength Review

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After me, the next member of the household to see Wavelength is the dog, and she doesn’t like it. It contains an extraordinary plastic device that ...
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Matt Thrower
February 22, 2021
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Roll and write games are like junk food. Easy to pick up, easy to consume, and easy to forget about afterwards. So, like everyone else, we've been ...
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February 15, 2021
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Charles Darwin ate devilled kidneys washed down with a pint of gin before belching in front of a horrified Queen Victoria. He flew the scene in a h...
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Matt Thrower
February 08, 2021
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Play Matt: Pan Am Review

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“Let’s play the aeroplane game,” I say. Despite having been born twenty years after it’s collapse, my daughter knows the Pan Am logo well enough to...
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Matt Thrower
February 01, 2021
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Have you ever seen My Left Foot? It’s a film in which Daniel Day-Lewis portrays an artist with severe cerebral palsy. Day-Lewis is phenomenal in th...
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January 18, 2021
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Atop the box of Wildlands: The Ancients is a window into another world. In faux stained glass, there are monsters and wizards, automata and minions...
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Matt Thrower
January 10, 2021
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Play Matt: Inkling Review

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It remains a constant source of astonishment how much game you can get out of a mere twenty-six letters. Word games have been a constant through th...
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Matt Thrower
January 04, 2021
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Play Matt: Paleo Review

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Stone Age life in Paleo starts off with a lot of card sorting and a confusing rules explanation. Perhaps that’s not surprising given our ancestors’...
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Matt Thrower
December 14, 2020
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Play Matt: Cosmic Frog Review

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Ever since I learned about Cosmic Frog, I’ve been tweeting about it. Someone asked what the mechanics were like. To which the only, incredulous, re...
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Matt Thrower
November 30, 2020
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The crowd roars as the Blitz Bowl player unleashes the mother of all passes. It travels almost the entire length of the field, clearing the brazier...
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