This Is What You Need to Know About Items in Gloomhaven

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I remember the first time a friend invited me to play Gloomhaven.  Slowly opening the gargantuan box, he said, “OK, you need to pick a character to play.”  A near eternity later, I finally had my character picked, named, and laid out.  I was overwhelmed and tired.  And then he said, “Oh! One more thing… … Read more

Complete Class Guide: Soothsinger in Gloomhaven

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In Gloomhaven, 11 classes are available to unlock throughout the game. One of them is the popular Soothsinger class. Being a support type class comes with a lot of responsibility from you and your party. However, understanding the class is just as important. With that said, what is the Soothsinger class? The bard class in … Read more

All 6 Starting Classes in Gloomhaven Explained

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Gloomhaven has been a smash phenomenon since its release in 2017 when it swept the roleplaying genre. It is, without a doubt, one of the finest RPG board games ever created. Part of that success can be ascribed to each class’s breadth and depth. So, what is there to know about the Gloomhaven starting classes? … Read more

Can You Play Gloomhaven with 5 Players?

Your Gloomhaven group is going strong.  You assemble weekly with a vast supply of chips and beer, and your little invite-only sessions have become the talk of the town.  There’s even a waiting list.  In this parallel universe where you have too many friends for a standard four-player nerdfest, you want to expand but don’t … Read more

You’ve Gotta Try These 7 Games Just Like Gloomhaven

There is nothing quite like a Friday night spent with a great group of friends, a flagon of mead, and a fantasy role-playing board game. For a long time, Dungeons and Dragons dominated the orc slaying scene, but since 2017 a new game has dominated the genera, Gloomhaven. Inundated with awards and voted as the … Read more

6 Awesome Games Like Betrayal at House on the Hill

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is an exciting (and slightly spooky) mystery game that gets players to work together to escape the haunted house. If you loved the thrills and chills that it brought you, and you’re looking for games that have similar elements, we’ve got you covered. Betrayal at House on the Hill is a board game that requires … Read more

9 Games That Are the Most Like Secret Hitler

Secret Hitler challenges players to use their powers of deduction, manipulation, deception, and most of all, their ability to think on their feet. The fast-paced game has been a staple for hundreds—if not thousands—of game nights since its release in 2016, so there is little wonder that game enthusiasts are itching to get their hands … Read more

10 Awesome Games Like Clue You Should Try

Clue is one of the most popular board games in the world. Using your powers of deduction, you must find the killer hidden in your midst and solve the case by answering three important questions: who perpetrated the crime, using what weapon, and where the murder took place. But after wearing out your old, dusty … Read more

8 Great Games that Are Similar To Catan

If you are anything like me (and like many others browsing this site!) you probably enjoy board games—and especially strategy games like Settlers of Catan. Although still popular today, the game came out in 1995 and has been a staple for many game nights since. Settlers of Catan is a game that combines many elements, … Read more

10 Amazing Games to Try if You Like Risk

The classic game of global dominance, Risk, has been played for generations by friends and families to test the limits of their friendships and strategy skills. Even though Risk remains one of the most popular board games today, it’s not the only board game that consists of diplomacy, conflict, and conquest. Here are the top … Read more

Buyer’s Guide: The Best Dominion Expansions

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Are you into strategy games and have recently discovered Dominion? If so, and you’re wanting to learn more, Dominion is a strategy deck-building game that has sold millions of units worldwide in the last decade. The game mechanics were developed in 2006, then it was demoed in 2007 and Dominion was finally officially released in … Read more

The Best Backgammon Set for The Money

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Move over chess, backgammon is one of the oldest board games known to mankind. Unlike chess, backgammon boards come in suitcase form, and have a gorgeous exterior that encourages you to dive into the world of backgammon. Are you shopping for someone who admires handcrafted pieces, especially ones that they can use or play with? … Read more

The Best 15 Strategy Board Games

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The best strategy board games are pound-for-pound the most fun and enjoyment you can get out of a week at home with the whole family for the holidays. Family and/or friends are not included in the box, so you do need to find some of your own! That being said, let’s review 15 strategy board … Read more