CGI#42: Dice Manor, SPIEL 2022, Gaming in Ukraine, and Genius Games | Casual Game Revolution

CGI#42: Dice Manor, SPIEL 2022, Gaming in Ukraine, and Genius Games

Bid, design, and unveil your dream home in Arcane Wonders' latest Dice Tower Essentials game, Dice Manor.

Plus: highlights from Essen SPIEL 2022, the impacts of war on the board game community in Ukraine, the evolution and use of tiles in board games, the development of Four Corners, how Genius Games and Artana gamify science and history, and a FREE print-and-play game: Coin Combat by Chris James. Our readers also discuss their favorite board gaming memories.

This issue features reviews of Dive, Cat in the Box, Life of a Chameleon, Dandelions, The Great British Baking Show Game, Disney: The Haunted Mansion — Call of the Spirits, Bag of Chips, and a special review of The Root Beer Float Challenge by Major Fun.

Page Count: 
68
Issue Number: 
42
Issue Period: 
Winter 2023
Authors: 
Blake Evans-Pritchard, Roman Zadorozhnyy, Justin Spicer, Natalie Rodriguez, Chris Leder, Naomi Laeuchli, Stephen Conway
Mitchell D
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Great Issue!

Ruth D
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I like the development history articles.

Dave R
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Looks like a great issue!

Schyler
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Always great stuff! Thanks again!

Mike McOmber
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Thanks for all the great content!

TJ Christian
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Another great issue!

Jennifer Lones
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Can't wait to read this issue!

Rob
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Great stuff!

Greg L
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As a long time reader I always appreciate the content!

Kris Kaminski
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Always great info!

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Member Since: 01/10/2023

Subscribed and ready to enjoy!  Looking forward to it!

John Stout
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Can't wait to read this issue
DB
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Tired of Ukraine news everywhere; there are other conflicts in the world, none of which I can do anything about either.

Kelly VanAuken
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Keep doing what your doing.  Fun stuff. 

Leon Loo
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Good issue

Audrey M.
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Good and interesting content
NatureLuvr
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Looks like another great issue! Can't wait to dig in.

Rob F.
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Looks like another great issue.

Cassie G.
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What a great issue!  I love reading about the evolution of games!  I can't wait to check out Dice Miner and Oros, they look like my kind of games!!!

Ricki
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Can't wait for this to be in my mailbox so I can read the whole thing!

Nathan Ware
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Dice Manor...interesting.

Kelsey Keeney
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Thus sounds like an excellent issue.
Carole H
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TY

Daniel Mathews
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Always enjoy the new issues

SamAch
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Great stuff

Michael Shea
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Lots of fun.

Maria Schmidt
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Great info

Erik I.
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The article on the war's impact on the gaming community in Ukraine seems interesting. Can't wait until my copy shows up to read it.

Kristina Valcarce
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Dice manor looks interesting!

Anthony Odle
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Don't be bored just play board.  

Guest
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Looks like so much fun. I'd love to win.
Arnie40
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I really appreciate the "Gaming in War" article, highlighting the conflict in Ukraine. It has always fascinated me: the ways in which we use gaming as a way to escape, cope, and process. Thanks! 

Thanay Binford
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Great issue

Edward Petersen
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This is a really great contest
Jake
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Hoping to win the giveaway!! 

Amanda Jones
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Enjoyed this issue!

Roland Blais
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Looking forward to trying out Haunted Mansion!

Kristi Angert
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I love how bright and colorful it is
Frederick Johnson
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The rise and usage of tiles in board games is very interesting.

Brad
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Great magaizine.  I love the game reviews.

Amanda B
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Another solid issue. Great reviews and game highlights.
Good King Enialb
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Nice!

Melissa M
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This is interesting

Jesse
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Didn't watch the British Bake off. Is the game worth trying?
Scott Von Rohr
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Another great issue.

Michael Coovert
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The Ukraine article really hits home.

Guest
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Excited to gte my physical Issue