22 Jul

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat

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Welcome back to the zone. Remember to bring weapons, plenty of ammunition, food and either rad kits or vodka to deal with the radiation. A detector to make sure you don’t step into an anomaly and instantly get killed will help too. Despite using a ridiculously contrived acronym for a title and being notoriously buggy, […]

13 Jul

Europa Universalis 3

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Great Britain founded in the early 1400s, except for that pesky bit of Orkney owned by the Norwegians. Historically Great Britain was only united in 1707. The Europa Universalis series is Paradox’s flagship game and arguably its most complex game in a ludotheque renowned for difficult to access games. Although I’ve heard plenty of stories […]

7 Jul

Railways of the World

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The extremely heavy box includes a lot of stuff, not the least of which are the two maps, plus a separate board for scoring / income track. I recently bought Railways of the World from Boardgamecafe.net. As I wrote when I talked about Railroad Tycoon, it’s a type of game that I didn’t yet have […]

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