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WNG – Why I Never Play Arkham Anymore! or, An Arkham Horror Review [Cooperation Month]

Arkham Horror was one of the first “real” board games I played. Oh sure, I did the whole Magic: the Gathering (and every other CCG out there) thing, I’d done roleplaying, I’d kicked around Warhammer/40K, but, when it came to board and (non-collectable) games? I still thought of things like Risk, Monopoly, Life, and the […]

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WNG – Rogue Rambles About the Other Sides of Cooperation [Cooperation Month]

So, this has sort of been touched on while I was playing Ghost Stories, but there is another side to cooperative games. A dark, sinister side of which very few are privy to. A side which many should fear to see, for seeing it is a sign that the end of days has arrived.

Okay, maybe I’m being a little overly dramatic.

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WNG – Rogue Rambles on Cooperative Gaming [Cooperation Month]

One of the more interesting things for me over the course of Cooperation Month has been the fact that, honestly, I’m not that big on cooperative board games. I like competitive games. I like competing and beating other people. That isn’t to say I don’t like cooperative gaming. Quite the contrary. I have a love […]

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WNG – First Impressions of Ghost Stories [Cooperation Month]

Yes, I am using Cooperation Month as an excuse to try some new games out.

So sue me.

Anyhow, whereas last week’s endeavor resulted in an (admittedly tense) victory twice, this week’s endeavor brought with it only crushing defeat and unending shame. Based on word of mouth surrounding the game, this should not have come as a surprise.

Yes, while last week was all about preventing the end of the world and succeeding heroically, this week was just about trying to save one tiny, Chinese village and failing miserably.

Yep. I played Ghost Stories this week.

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WNG: First Impressions of Yggdrasil [Cooperation Month]

Welp, 2013 has arrived without world ending catastrophe so, with the arrival of the new year, I figure that I should start the gaming slate clean. This January isn’t going to be a time for cuthroat competition and the utter humiliation of my opposition. No, it is going to be a time of love and togetherness as we all prepare to face the unknown horrors of 2013 together. It will be a time for gamers the world over to join hands and unite in an effort to stop any who would oppose them.

Yes, it is a time to play some cooperative games!

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