Making the CUT? – A Review of Keep It 100 and TBH

I don’t write about party games nearly as often as I play them. This is partially because it’s difficult to analyze this type of game through the lens of philosophy or as an introspective revelation of the self. It’s difficult to say anything interesting at all really. These products are simple things designed to scrape…

A Love Letter to Progress – Clash of Cultures: Monumental Edition in Review

Christian Marcussen is mystifying. Between 2010-2012, two prolific titles with this Dane’s name on the box were released. Each in turn domesticated their respective genres and remain to this day pinnacles of exemplary design. Merchants & Marauders came first, the definitive high-concept pirate game that remains relevant and exciting. It’s one of my favorite experiences…