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Artem Safarov
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I post about things that I love - games (board and video), music, movies, books, people who make a difference.
I post about things that I love - games (board and video), music, movies, books, people who make a difference.

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A while ago there was a good discussion here about The Grizzled that made me reflect on my thoughts about the game.

I wrote up a review that goes into some of these thoughts - hope it will be helpful to you if you're looking to learn more about this unique game.

http://altemagames.com/?p=1003

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A Ukranian folk instrument cover of Nirvana for you today. Because awesome.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEs-lrdfqik

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Hey there, awesome board gamers!

I am working on my upcoming game and am in the process of selecting an artist to do the bulk of the illustrations. As seasoned connoisseurs of the hobby - I would appreciate the group's input on preference between these three options.

The game is a dark fantasy tale of survival and revenge in caverns filled with monstrous humanoids. I am looking for a gritty, dangerous, malicious style that sets the right mood.

Which of the three do you like best for that purpose? Why?

Thanks!
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For fellow fans of the Lord of the Rings LCG - here is a poster-size adventure tracker that you can print out to mark your progress (only includes first 4 cycles and 2 sagas).

Makes for a nice decoration too :)

Suggested dimensions 0.5 x 2m

http://altemagames.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/poster_engl-1.jpg

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I take a look at my boardgaming numbers from 2016. By far the most prolific gaming year for me so far with one game played a whopping 148 times and an overall 50% increase in plays over 2015!

http://altemagames.com/?p=991

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My review of My First Carcassonne and what makes it such a great first step to get your little ones exposed to and engaged in your hobby.

http://altemagames.com/?p=958

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Between my amazing wife and 3-year old - I'm lucky to live with two awesome gamers. Here are their picks for their favourite games from 2016.

Any surprises? What are some of your favourites to play with your family?


http://altemagames.com/?p=977

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Time to look back at 2016 in gaming.

Played lots with these 10 coming out as the most fun. A wild mix of co-op, family, light and heavy in there.

Did you enjoy any of these? What were some of your standouts?


http://altemagames.com/?p=961
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