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Matthew Thomasson

The Friendly Boardgamer brings you reviews of all your favourite board games. My content is designed to be short, sucking and straight to the point. d4 D.I.C.E. reviews take dice as an acronym for duration, interaction, complexity and engagement. Audio reviews take the form of 10 minute teardown podcasts in which I review a game in 10 minutes or less giving a brief rules overview and my final thoughts.

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Articles By: Matthew Thomasson

Dreams of Tomorrow Review
Dreams of Tomorrow Review

Dreams of Tomorrow is a gorgeous looking game, there is no denying it. The dream fragments are dreamy, beautiful, ethereal, looking landscapes. But does the game play match?

The Pursuit of Happiness Review
The Pursuit of Happiness Review

Happiness – the one thing that we strive to achieve. Build your life, move forward in pursuit of the happiness that you desire. Let’s take a look at this worker placement.

Tiny Towns: Fortune Review
Tiny Towns: Fortune Review

I love Tiny Towns, I love the simple ruleset and the variability in the buildings that you have. I have taught this to so many people and it has always gone down very well. So when I got the chance to review the expansion I was very excited.

Town Builder: Coevorden Review
Town Builder: Coevorden Review

Compete against your fellow players in building the best and most beautiful district. The judges are ready, the awards have been set all that is left to do now is build.

Small Islands Review
Small Islands Review

Small Islands is a one to four player tile laying, territory building game with elements of push your luck. It is designed by Alexis Allard and published by MushrooM Games.