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Setting Traps for Sasquatch

February 23rd, 2015 | by Nicole Jekich

BigFoot by Scott Almes (Harbour and Martian Dice) focuses on two player deception games- like in Mr. Jack Pocket, Love Letter and GuessWho

Play This Instead: Scrabble / Paperback

March 19th, 2014 | by Luke Turpeinen

Paperback is a game that blurs the lines between gamers and non-gamers, and offers a fun and engaging deck-building word game that everyone can enjoy

Play This Instead: Monopoly / Urban Sprawl

September 13th, 2013 | by Luke Turpeinen

Oh, Monopoly. The game of urban real estate control and cut throat capitalism. Monopoly recieves more mentions on Across the Board Games than any other mainstream board game and comparing newer games to Monopoly can have a polarizing effect

Play This Instead: Clue & Guess Who / Mystery Of The Abbey

August 21st, 2013 | by Luke Turpeinen

Mystery of the Abbey combines the physical characteristics of Guess Who with the kind of query leading to deduction gameplay that Clue does very well. Monks at the Abbey have discovered a murder, and it is up to the players to determine who it is

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