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Jondi’s 2018 10×10 Picks

2017 was the first time I ever did a 10x10 and I learned a few things...the main thing is that a 10x10 (for me) is kind of an exercise in futility. Seriously. To be fair, I didn't make wise choices for my 10 games in 2017. They were all great games, and had I gotten all 10 plays in for would have been had in all 100 plays. But therein lies the problem. I chose games that were very difficult to get 10 plays in 10 times.

Jondi’s 2017 10×10 Progress Chart

Jondi’s 2017 10×10 Board Game Challenge Progress   Game 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Complete! Above and Below ★ ★ London Dread ★ ★ Terraforming Mars ★ ★ ★ Clank! ★ ★ ★ Spurs: A Tale in the Old West ★ ★ Burger Up ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Scoville ★ Takenoko ★ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the Past ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Police Precinct ★ ★ ★ The play # column contains a date with a link to the logged play on bgg.

11 Games to tell Cupid to take a Hike

Let’s face it, this time of the year we see so many lists of great two-player couples games. Love is in the air and all that jazz. But hey! Not everyone is all fired up for a visit from Cupid! There are plenty of single people out there who would just assume forget Valentines Day exists. There are plenty of couples out there who could care less about St. Valentine’s special day as well. Who needs to spend their entire paycheck on roses that will die in a few days or a box of chocolate that will be marked

Jondi’s 2017 10×10 Boardgame Challenge

Above and Below Designer Ryan Laukat Publisher Red Raven Games, Bard Centrum Gier, dV Giochi, Schwerkraft-Verlag Year Published 2015 # of Players 2-4 Playing Time 90 minutes Above and Below is an AMAZING game. The first time I played it I KNEW it would be be among my favorites! I love the storytelling aspect of the game, which helps each game feel unique and different! This is a perfect game for a 10×10 challenge!  London Dread Designer Asger Johansen Publisher Grey Fox Games Year Published 2016 # of Players 2-4 Playing Time 90 minutes  I bought this game