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I grew up with card games. When I look back on my childhood, I have great memories of playing Rummy and ‘Bloody Knuckles’ with one of my cousins in my grandmother’s Sea Point flat, or of another cousin teaching us some variation of Snap which we’d play together for hours on end. My high school lunch breaks were spent holed up in a classroom with friends playing nail-biting sagas of Presidents which should really be documented in history books or something. My poker habits were less impressive, though one story does involve my beating a contestant in the annual Poker World Championship (pure luck, I tell you!), but what this boils down to is that cards were the gateway drug into the addiction that is board gaming for me. So, when I was asked to review a card game, I was more than happy to oblige.Read More
I may or may not have gone a little crazy on my recent trip to Durban. I guess it depends on what you think is crazy. If you happened to think that scouring every gaming store and Exclusive Books that we came across was perfectly normal, then you’d be less inclined to think of my antics as irrational. You may change your mind though when I tell you that my scouring led to the purchase of six brand new board games and one expansion!Read More
So, I’d been hoping to have my first How To up so that I could start How To Tuesdays (almost as good as Taco Thursdays if I do say so myself!) but life kind of got in the way. So instead, I am putting this here for people to let me know which game they would like to see reviewed on Thursday… go wild!
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