The Wonders of 7 Wonders

‘He spoke, the son of Cronos, and nodded his head with the dark brows, and the immortally anointed hair of the great god swept from his divine head, and all Olympos was shaken’  -Iliad, I, 528-530  7 Wonders has won 30 awards. After playing it, this really isn’t surprising. 7 Wonders by Antoine Bauza is[…]

It’s a Smallworld After All

With my Ivory Tower of Priestesses standing strong on my now only remaining claimed territory, my position for the end of times never belt better. All I had to do is withstand the next few rounds, and claim my reward, but dark winds blew as a new race appeared from the edge. Once they planted[…]

Twilight Struggle: Rewriting the Cold War

Regan’s demand for Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall happened a few years before I was even a thought. The wall was dismantled mere months after my birth. So my recollection of the Cold War exists strictly from historians and the stories of my family. Living under the constant paranoia of self-assure nuclear annihilation[…]