Ender's Reviews: Comprehensive Pictorial Overviews
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Game Reviews by BoardGameGeek Reviewer EndersGame

Want to know what components you get with a game? What to know what a game looks like? What to know how it works? Want to learn the basic rules and flow of play?

In these reviews, I take a pictorial approach, by taking photographs of key components and gameplay, and organizing them with accompanying text in order to teach you how to play a game. In addition to showcasing what a game looks like and what it is all about, I also provide my analysis of the game. These reviews can help readers make an informed decision before purchasing a game, or could help fellow-gamers get a basic sense of how to play a game before a session.

This list is arranged alphabetically. To see my most recent reviews, click here.

In addition to reviews of games, I also write detailed pictorial reviews of playing cards, which I post on a separate list here.

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126. Board Game: Heroes of Graxia [Average Rating:5.53 Overall Rank:14406]
A Dominion-style deck-building game with MtG-style player-vs-player combat
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/617367

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127. Board Game: High Society [Average Rating:6.96 Overall Rank:647]
Knizia! Auctions! Super filler! New edition!
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/378813

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128. Board Game: Highland Clans [Average Rating:5.62 Overall Rank:12008]
Seriously, this Scottish-themed game doesn't have one single review yet?
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/772102

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129. Board Game: Homesteaders [Average Rating:7.27 Overall Rank:589]
A hot time in an old town with an heir to Puerto Rico's throne
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/775191

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130. Board Game: Hot Potato [Average Rating:5.22 Overall Rank:15166]
Hey quick, pass it on, it's another hot card game from Cambridge Games Factory!
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/653926

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131. Board Game: I'm the Boss!: The Card Game [Average Rating:5.94 Overall Rank:8870]
Sid Sackson joins the Gryphon Games Bookshelf series
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/993356

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132. Board Game: Ice Flow [Average Rating:6.43 Overall Rank:2390]
Frogger the board game - with tons of theme and great bits
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/388142

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133. Board Game: Igloo Pop [Average Rating:6.26 Overall Rank:2893]
If Monty Python made a board game skit it would be something like Igloo Pop
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/461499

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134. Board Game: Innovation [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:307]
So you're wondering about the innovative new card game from the designer of Glory to Rome
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/528778

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135. Board Game: Innovation [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:307]
2 Golden Geek Nominations! (plus a pictorial look at the official release)
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/580528

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136. Board Game: Isaribi [Average Rating:6.32 Overall Rank:6287]
A pickup-and-deliver game with stunning Japan-themed artwork
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1878252

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137. Board Game: Julius Caesar [Average Rating:7.77 Overall Rank:828]
The newest kid on the Columbia Games block, with the newest blocks for the Columbia Games kid
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/573238

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138. Board Game: Kamisado [Average Rating:6.95 Overall Rank:1223]
Blokus and Hive, make way for the new king of colorful family-friendly abstracts!
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/369070

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139. Board Game: Karesansui [Average Rating:6.53 Overall Rank:4650]
The cut-throat auction game about zen gardens
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1148098

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140. Board Game: King's Kilt [Average Rating:6.13 Overall Rank:7907]
Gaming where no men in kilts have gone before
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1680058

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141. Board Game: Kingdom Builder [Average Rating:6.98 Overall Rank:496]
Another Spiel des Jahres award winner from the designer of Dominion
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/973335

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142. Board Game: Kingdom of Solomon [Average Rating:6.94 Overall Rank:2485]
Successfully bringing the excellence of Caylus-style worker placement to Bible times
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/766112

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143. Board Game: Kingdom of Solomon: Chronicles of the King [Average Rating:7.62 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.62 Unranked]
A welcome addition for a well-themed worker placement game
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1096259



Also just posted - a series of four articles that research the Biblical data behind the theme of the game Kingdom of Solomon:

The Biblical background behind Kingdom of Solomon - Part 1: The Temple
The Biblical background behind Kingdom of Solomon - Part 2: Fortune cards
The Biblical background behind Kingdom of Solomon - Part 3: Buildings
The Biblical background behind Kingdom of Solomon - Part 4: Events
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144. Board Game: The Kingdoms of Crusaders [Average Rating:6.01 Overall Rank:10721]
Hey, it's a great Russian take on Battle Line & Lost Cities (sort of)
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/712728


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145. Board Game: Krakatoa [Average Rating:5.47 Overall Rank:15454]
A very unique dexterity dice game
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1651388

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146. Board Game: Last Will [Average Rating:7.21 Overall Rank:381] [Average Rating:7.21 Unranked]
An amusing race to bankruptcy - possibly my favourite game from the last couple of years
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/948581

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147. Board Game: Launch Pad [Average Rating:5.64 Overall Rank:13441]
Didn't Mama always want you to be a rocket scientist?
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/588387

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148. Board Game: Lemonade Stand [Average Rating:5.97 Overall Rank:6702]
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/952098

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149. Board Game: London (first edition) [Average Rating:7.38 Overall Rank:314]
A stunningly beautiful eurogamer's dream of a game
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/677333/



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150. Board Game: Loonacy [Average Rating:6.33 Overall Rank:4588]
Another fun speedy matching game
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/2187493

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