TDG: 1754: Conquest

Apr
28

As George Washington said at the Battle of Fort Necessity, "Quick, someone roll a black dice... Awesome, now we can ignore the French's next hit!" Cody takes a look at this newest game in the Birth of America series from Academy Games. Pittsburgh is named for British statesman William Pitt. I just though you'd like to know that.

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TDG: 1775: Rebellion

Apr
24

The British are coming! The British are coming! ...in cube form! Join Cody as he looks at this light wargame of area control and American moxie from Academy Games! Will the game ignite a revolution on your game night, or will you want to declare your independence from it? Let's watch!

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TDG: Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures

Apr
21

What's all this, then? Join Cody as he returns to the world of 221B Baker Street with this mystery-solving sequel to 1981's original deduction game. Will solve the puzzle that is your heart? or will it turn out to be just another false lead? Let's watch!

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TDG: Risk: Europe

Apr
17

Risk is back! And this time it's personal! Join Cody as he looks at this spin on the classic game of conquest. Will the battering rams of its armies break its way into your heart? Let's watch!

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TDG: Tower of London

Apr
13

Take my advice, if you get a chance to visit the Tower of London, do it! It's way better than the Tower of Milwaukee, or the Tower of Des Moines. But will this game of Beefeaters and dirty tricks live up to its castle namesake? Or should it be locked away with the Crown Jewels? Cody Investigates.

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TDG: So... There's That...

Apr
09

Is this the end of The Discriminating Gamer?

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TDG: The Colonists

Apr
07

My favorite pickup line: "You must be a pioneer, because I'd settle for you." Speaking of settling, join Cody as he takes a look at this epic resource management/worker placement game from Mayfair Games. Will it colonize your heart, or leave you out in the wilderness?

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TDG: Hammer of the Scots

Apr
03

Did you enjoy Screwdriver of the French and Sandblaster of the Portuguese? Then have I got the game for you! Join Cody as he takes a look at this historical block wargame from Columbia Games. You may be able to take my dice, but you'll never take- MY FREEEEEDOOOMMMM!!!!

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TDG: V-Commandos

Mar
24

Now you too can kill Nazis up close and personal- in board game form! Cody checks out this World War II era dungeon crawler from Triton Noir, and learns a thing or two about stealth and trap doors in the process.

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TDG: Star Trek: Ascendancy

Mar
20

Hailing frequency open? No? Too bad, because I'm going to tell you all about Gale Force Nine's foray into the world(s) of Star Trek. Will phasers be set on fun? Or will it beam you away? Cody investigates.

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