2015 Article Index

This is an index of all the Mechanics & Meeples articles from 2015, followed by an index of all my RPGnet reviews from the same year.


Index LogoDesign

Talkin’ ’bout My Degeneration

Components:

Dissecting Dominion Part Two: What a Difference a Box Makes


Design, by Game Type

Coooperative Games:

Co-Op Interviews: Matt Leacock — Thunderbirds

Deckbuilding Games:

Deckbuilding Expansions: Ascension Part One — From Chronicles to Heroes
Deckbuilding Expansions: Ascension Part Two — From Vigil to Champions
Deckbuilding Interviews: Eric B. Vogel & Don’t Turn Your Back
A Deckbuilding Look at Cthulhu Realms
A Deckbuilding Look at Don’t Turn Your Back
A Deckbuilding Look at Flip City
Dissecting Dominion Part Two: What a Difference a Box Makes
Return to Pathfinder Adventure Card Game — The Campaign


Design, Anatomy of a Game

Anatomy of a Game: Catan
Anatomy of a Reimagination: Eldritch Horror
Anatomy of a Revision: Caverna

Design, Anatomy of a Genre

Role Civilization Part One: An Introduction
Role Civilization Part Two: The Empires
Role Civilization Part Three: The Galaxy


Rants

Talkin’ ’bout My Degeneration


Mini-Reviews

Alea Analysis:

Part Six: Palazzo (M#2), Augsburg 1520 (M#3), Rum & Pirates (#10)
Part Seven: Notre Dame (#11), In the Year of the Dragon (#12), Witch’s Brew (M#4)

Gamopedias:

Brawl of Cthulhu — A Lovecraftian Gamopedia

Recent Games:

New to Me: Fall 2014 — The Season of the Mediocre
New to Me: Winter 2015 — The Season of Feld
New to Me: Spring 2015 — Resources & More
New to Me: Summer 2015 —  A Lot of Good


Major Designer Discussions

Carter, Ed:

Anatomy of a Genre, Role Civilization Part Two: The Empires

Gary, Justin:

Deckbuilding Expansions: Ascension Part One — From Chronicles to Heroes
Deckbuilding Expansions: Ascension Part Two — From Vigil to Champions

Feld, Stefan:

Alea Analysis Part Six: Rum & Pirates
Alea Analysis Part Seven: Notre Dame, In the Year of the Dragon

Hartwig, Karsten:

Alea Analysis Part Six: Rum & Pirates

Huang, Wei-Hwa:

Anatomy of a Genre, Role Civilization Part Three: The Galaxy

Jaffee, Seth:

Anatomy of a Genre, Role Civilization Part Two: The Empires

Kastle, Darwin:

A Deckbuilding Look at Cthulhu Realms

Knizia, Reiner:

Alea Analysis Part Six: Rum & Pirates

Koineczka, Corey:

Anatomy of a Reimagination: Eldritch Horror

Leacock, Matt:

Co-Op Interviews: Matt Leacock — Thunderbirds

Lehmann, Tom:

Anatomy of a Genre, Role Civilization Part Three: The Galaxy

Pelikan, Andreas:

Alea Analysis Part Seven: Witch’s Brew

Rosenberg, Uwe:

Anatomy of a Revision: Caverna

Selinker, Mike:

Return to Pathfinder Adventure Card Game — The Campaign

Seyfarth, Andreas:

Anatomy of a Genre, Role Civilization Part One: An Introduction

Teuber, Klaus:

Anatomy of a Game: Catan

Valens, Nikki:

Anatomy of a Reimagination: Eldritch Horror

Vogel, Eric B.:

Deckbuilding Interviews: Eric B. Vogel & Don’t Turn Your Back
A Deckbuilding Look at Don’t Turn Your Back

Zhifan, Chen:

A Deckbuilding Look at Flip City


Major Game Mentions

Ascension:

Deckbuilding Expansions: Ascension Part One — From Chronicles to Heroes
Deckbuilding Expansions: Ascension Part Two — From Vigil to Champions

Augsburg 1520:

Alea Analysis Part Six

Catan:

Anatomy of a Game: Catan

Caverna:

Anatomy of a Revision: Caverna

Cthulhu Realms:

A Deckbuilding Look at Cthulhu Realms

Don’t Turn Your Back:

Deckbuilding Interviews: Eric B. Vogel & Don’t Turn Your Back
A Deckbuilding Look at Don’t Turn Your Back

Eldritch Horror:

Anatomy of a Reimagination: Eldritch Horror

Eminent Domain:

Anatomy of a Genre, Role Civilization Part Two: The Empires

Flip City:

A Deckbuilding Look at Flip City

Glory to Rome:

Anatomy of a Genre, Role Civilization Part Two: The Empires

In the Year of the Dragon:

Alea Analysis Part Seven

Notre Dame:

Alea Analysis Part Seven

Palazzo:

Alea Analysis Part Six

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game:

Return to Pathfinder Adventure Card Game — The Campaign

Puerto Rico:

Anatomy of a Genre, Role Civilization Part One: An Introduction

Race for the Galaxy:

Anatomy of a Genre, Role Civilization Part Three: The Galaxy

Roll for the Galaxy:

Anatomy of a Genre, Role Civilization Part Three: The Galaxy

Rum & Pirates:

Alea Analysis Part Six

San Juan:

Anatomy of a Genre, Role Civilization Part One: An Introduction

Scrabble:

Talkin’ ’bout My Degeneration

Thunderbirds:

Co-Op Interviews: Matt Leacock — Thunderbirds

Witch’s Brew:

Alea Analysis Part Seven


RPGnet Reviews by Designer

Boginski, Karen:

Renaissance Wars (B+)

Boginski-Barbessi, Jody:

Renaissance Wars (B+)

Bond, Andrew:

Extra! Extra! (C+)

Brand, Inka:

Murano (B+)

Brand, Markus:

Murano (B+)

Chiarevesio, Andrea:

Kingsport Festival (B-)

Colovini, Leo:

Flea Market (C)

Corrao, Ignazio:

12 Realms (B)

Fitzgerald, Mike:

Mystery Rummy: Escape from Alcatraz (B-)

Gimmler, Thorsten:

No Thanks (B+)

Herminghaus, Stephan:

Gold Ahoy! (B-)

Klenko, Kane:

Dead Men Tell No Tales (B+)

Kramer, Wolfgang:

6 Nimmt! (B+)

Leacock, Matt:

Thunderbirds (B+)

Matsuuchi, Emerson:

Volt: Robot Battle Arena (B)

Moyersoen, Frederic:

Bedpans + Broomsticks (D+)

Pelikan, Andreas:

Isle of Skye (B)

Petersen, Sandy:

Cthulhu Wars (B+)

Pfister, Alexander:

Isle of Skye (B)

Rosenberg, Uwe:

Patchwork (A-)

Santopietro, Gianluca:

Kingsport Festival (B-)

Stawar, Dave:

Backstab Card Game (C-)

Teuber, Klaus

Catan (B+)
Catan: Seafarers (B+)
Catan: Cities & Knights (B+)

Whitcher, David E.:

Star Trek: Five-Year Mission (A-)


RPGnet Reviews by Name

6 Nimmt! (B+)
12 Realms (B)
Backstab Card Game (C-)
Bedpans + Broomsticks (D+)
Catan:

Cthulhu Wars (B+)
Dead Men Tell No Tales (B+)
Extra! Extra! (C+)
Flea Market (C)
Gold Ahoy! (B-)
Isle of Skye (B)
Kingsport Festival (B-)
Murano (B+)
Mystery Rummy:

No Thanks (B+)
Patchwork (A-)
Renaissance Wars (B+)
Star Trek: Five-Year Mission (A-)
Thunderbirds (B+)
Volt: Robot Battle Arena (B)

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