2016 Article Index

This is an index of all the Mechanics & Meeples articles from 2016, followed by an index of all my RPGnet reviews from the same year.


Design

The Fear Factor

Psychology:

The Fear Factor


Design, by Game Type

Coooperative Games:

Co-Op Interviews: Eric B. Vogel & The Dresden Files Co-Op Card Game

Deckbuilding Games:

A Deckbuilding Look at Mystic Vale
A Deckbuilding Look at Tyrants of the Underdark
A Mini-Deckbuilding Look at Lord of the Rings Deck-Building Game

Voting Games:

The Voting Game


Design, Anatomy of a Game

Anatomy of Three Conversions: Burgundy, Ra, and Galaxy

Design, Anatomy of a Line

Anatomy of a Line: The Manhattan Project

Design, Anatomy of a Genre

The Love Letter Legacy


History

Asmodee: The Other Creature that Ate the (Gaming) World


Interviews

Co-Op Interviews: Eric B. Vogel & The Dresden Files Co-Op Card Game


The Marketplace

Asmodee: The Other Creature that Ate the (Gaming) World


Philosophy

The Dissastisfaction of Victory
Making the Dick Move
The Tao of Board Gaming VI


Rants

The Dissastisfaction of Victory


Mini-Reviews

Alea Analysis:

Part Eight: Macao (#13), Alea Iacta Est (M#5), Glen More (M#6)

Recent Games:

New to Me: Fall 2015 — A Really Great Season
New to Me: Winter 2016 — So Much Very Good!
New To Me: Spring 2016
New to Me: Summer 2016


Major Company Discussions

Asmodee:

Asmodee: The Other Creature that Ate the (Gaming) World


Major Designer Discussions

Allers, Jeffrey:

Alea Analysis Part Eight:Alea Iacta Est

Clair, John D.:

A Deckbuilding Look at Mystic Vale

Cramer, Matthias:

Alea Analysis Part Eight: Glen More

Eisenstein, Bernd:

Alea Analysis Part Eight:Alea Iacta Est

Faidutti, Bruno:

The Voting Game

Feld, Stefan:

Alea Analysis Part Eight: Macao

Kanai, Meiji:

The Love Letter Legacy

Knizia, Reiner:

The Voting Game

Tibet’s, Brandon:

Anatomy of a Line: The Manhattan Project

Vogel, Eric B.:

Co-Op Interviews: Eric B. Vogel & The Dresden Files Co-Op Card Game


Major Game Mentions

Alea Iacta Est:

Alea Analysis Part Eight:Alea Iacta Est

Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game

Anatomy of Three Conversions: Burgundy, Ra, and Galaxy

Chain Reaction:

Anatomy of a Line: The Manhattan Project

Codenames:

The Dissastisfaction of Victory

Democracy:

The Voting Game

Dresden Files Co-op Card Game:

Co-Op Interviews: Eric B. Vogel & The Dresden Files Co-Op Card Game

Energy Empire:

Anatomy of a Line: The Manhattan Project

Glen More:

Alea Analysis Part Eight: Glen More

Hollywood Blockbuster:

Making the Dick Move

Junta:

The Voting Game

Lord of the Rings Deckbuilding Game:

A Mini-Deckbuilding Look at Lord of the Rings Deck-Building Game

Lost Legacy:

The Love Letter Legacy

Love Letter:

The Love Letter Legacy

Macao:

Alea Analysis Part Eight: Macao

Manhattan Project:

Anatomy of a Line: The Manhattan Project

Munchkin:

The Tao of Board Gaming VI: “The Buddhist Nature of Munchkin”

Mystic Vale:

A Deckbuilding Look at Mystic Vale

Quo Vadis?:

The Voting Game

Ra: The Dice Game:

Anatomy of Three Conversions: Burgundy, Ra, and Galaxy

Roll for the Galaxy:

Anatomy of Three Conversions: Burgundy, Ra, and Galaxy

Tyrants of the Underdark:

A Deckbuilding Look at Tyrants of the Underdark


RPGnet Reviews by Designer

Alexander, Stefan:

King Chocolate (A-)

Covina, Alexander:

Booty! (A-)

Cowman, Ross:

Fall of Magic (B)

Dunstan, Matthew:

Costa Rica (B-)

Gigli, Virginio:

Grand Austria Hotel (B)

Gilbert, Matt J.:

Costa Rica (B-)

Glassco, Bruce:

Mystery! Motive for Murder (C)

Gousis, Peter:

Salvation Road (C+)

Jolly, Tom:

Energy Empire (A)

Jome, Eric:

Sun, Moon & Stars (D)

Kelley, Michael:

Salvation Road (C+)

Laurie, Luke:

Energy Empire (A)

Luciani, Simone:

Grand Austria Hotel (B)

McInnes, Badger:

Feed the Shoggoth! (C-)

Petersen, Sandy:

Cthulhu Wars Expansions: Factions & The Dreamlands (B+)

Pfister, Alexander:

Oh My Goods! (A)

Rosenberg, Uwe:

Agricola Family Edition (B+)
Agricola Revised Edition (A)
Hengist (C-)

Voigt, Andrew:

Perspective (A-)


RPGnet Reviews by Name

Agricola:

Booty! (A-)
Costa Rica (B-)
Cthulhu Wars:

Energy Empire (A)
Fall of Magic (B)
Feed the Shoggoth! (C-)
Grand Austria Hotel (B)
Hengist (C-)
King Chocolate (A-)
Mystery! Motive for Murder (C)
Oh My Goods! (A)
Perspective (A-)
Salvation Road (C+)
Sun, Moon & Stars (D)

2 thoughts on “2016 Article Index

  1. Hey, I just wanted to say — excellent blog, thanks for all your work on it! I got pulled in by the Deckbuilding Design series, and it’s a great resource for a very amateur game designer. Thank you!

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