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Hot Game Magnet: Board game reviews

May 29, 2019

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Love Letter is a game we, at Hot Game Magnet, have been enjoying in between the stress which is the adulthood slowly taking over our lives. Today we review this super short card game. An deduction game where we are trying to get our letter into the hands of Princess...

May 23, 2019

In this episode of Hot Game Magnet we discuss the first ever board game that Alison has purchased- Clans of Caledonia! If you have ever wanted to live in 19th Century Scotland this game is for you.

Choose a Scottish Clan and produce, trade and export goods like whiskey, wool, and mutton. 

Similarly, Clans of Caledonia...

May 15, 2019

This week we review, a game that’s been staying hot since it was created in 2000, Carcassone.

This seemingly simple tile laying game puts 2-4 players in the position of a planner who must construct the grand French city of Carcassone. Score points by finishing roads, cities, and even the odd cathedral. Prevent your...

May 8, 2019

In today's episode of Hot Game Magnet we delve into the world of pirates in: Tortuga 1667. Set in the Caribbean on the isle of Tortuga this is a game of clever mechanics, simple treachery, and thematic blows.

Party games are usually not our jam, but this one ticks all the treasure chests. With amazing components,  we...

May 2, 2019

We are so excited to bring you today's podcast, Hellboy: The Boardgame. This is a long awaited game at our house, as we backed the Kickstarter in 2018.

This episode is a beautiful balance of giving you a detailed review of the game with no spoilers.

We talk about the replay ability, characters, story...