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A Guide to Gateway Games

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Whether you are looking to introduce friends and family members to hobby board gaming, or you are a potential new gamer yourself, it is hard to overstate the importance of selecting the right game for a budding potential enthusiast. While there are hundreds of new titles being released every year, only some of those games are a great fit for someone new to the hobby. You may love dry, theme-less Euros, fiddly 18XX games, and complex mechanisms; but those games are as likely to turn someone off from gaming overall as a home-ruled session of Monopoly.  We surveyed our Power...

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Family Game Night

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Some of the great memories of my early life come from family game nights. Whether that was playing Monopoly by myself as a child (I had few friends, what do you want?), gathering with my dad & cousins to play Hearts while watching the nutty professor, or getting together with my extended "family" to play Axis & Allies gaming will always make up some of my most vibrant memories from early childhood and my teenage years. I still enjoy family game night with my wife today. It's considerably more enjoyable to interact and stretch our brains than to sit down...

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