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Steve M. "Gary Sax" (He/Him)
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Steve is an academic in Arizona and Texas that spends his off-time playing board games and hiking. He cut his teeth on wargames and ameritrash before later also developing an odd love of worker placement and heavier economic games. You can also find him on instagram at steve_boardgamesfeed.

Steve M. "Gary Sax"
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Articles by Steve M "Gary Sax"

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June 21, 2023
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Mindclash’s new space 4x by designers Nigel Buckle and Dávid Turczi is full of ideas, stemming from a stated goal to euroize the decision making in...
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March 06, 2023
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Over the last year or so I have been learning Volko Ruhnke’s Levy and Campaign wargame series by GMT Games, specifically his 2022 release, Almoravi...
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July 23, 2021
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Arkham Horror The Card Game by Fantasy Flight Games is the best deck construction/deck building game I have played; no small feat because I find mo...
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November 23, 2020
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Oath Pre-Review

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Oath creates a grand narrative.  While I believe it will develop an extremely devoted following among players who brave several plays and are not a...
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December 11, 2018
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Your soldier’s cover has been largely destroyed by those last shots.  She stands up, alone, and needs to make her two shots count or they will be h...
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July 03, 2017
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Ages ago I had a article series where I took games in my collection and thought about them via the one mechanic I think defines them.  Today I’m go...
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January 11, 2016
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Gears of War in Retrospect

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A review of FFG's forward thinking, criminally underappreciated Gears of War.
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August 12, 2015
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The exhaust to defend or attack mechanic.  The last straw for me with LOTR: LCG I've decided to start a series where I take games in my collecti...
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Gary Sax
July 27, 2015
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The Magic Realm chit system---a completely different solution to D+D style fantasy mechanics. I've decided to start a series where I take games ...
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July 14, 2015
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Robinson Crusoe, its Event Deck, and Consequence
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