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Review, The Mysterious Forest -

Yesterday Tim stopped by and brought me lunch at Boardlandia. After we ate, we had a few minutes to spare and decided to play The Mysterious Forest. First thing you will notice about this game is it's art. All of it is eye catching and beautiful. I know that you aren't supposed to "judge a game by it's cover" but, come on, who doesn't? This game is extremely easy to set up and learn. The game is about a boy who finds a painting in his grandma's attic that is calling to him. He enters the painting into a mysterious...

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As I was listening to this weeks Board Game Breakfast by The Dice Tower they mentioned the term "comfort food games". As in the games that you keep going back to and love to play anytime. That got me thinking about what my "comfort food games" games are.  Here's my list: Splendor Mysterium Sushi Go Party Jamaica Alhambra 7 Wonders I'm sure that I may be missing a few but as I walked around Boardlandia these were the ones that were comfortable and easy for me to want to play them whenever.  What are your "comfort food games"? -Karissa

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Over the weekend we cracked open our copy of Exit: The Game - The Abandoned Cabin. Something you should know about us before I tell you how the game went - we love doing Escape Rooms and have done all of the local ones.  This game felt like an actual Escape Room. However instead of having a set amount of time, you just started a stop watch of how long it took you to exit the cabin.  The game starts by setting a scenario for you and giving you a few in's and out's of how to play the game. Then you're...

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So those of you who are new to Boardlandia may not know about our mission. What's the point! Why a board game store? Let me fill you in.  A few years ago Tim and I started to get into board games more seriously. We played every Friday night at a friends house (this has recently changed to every other Friday since we brought a tiny human into our lives, aka our son Oliver). This friend had a huge collection so we were always learning new games.  We started to build our own collection of games slowly. One of the games...

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