News & Reviews — two-player games

Staff Pick: Battle Line

Posted by Charlie Graham on

On a cold November day in 333 BCE, the two greatest armies of the Western world met among the mud-caked foothills of modern-day Turkey, near a town called Issus. On one side stood 100,000 Persians, led by Darius III, the last king of the grand Achaemenid Empire of Persia. On the other, 40,000 Macedonians, Thracians, Thessalonians, and various other Greek mercenaries, led by a man so storied that we call him The Great - King Alexander the III of Macedon. In his quest to reach “the ends of the world and the Great Outer Sea,” Alexander sought to conquer the...

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Annals of Gifting: New Parents in Need of a Distraction

Posted by Linda Schmidt on

"When Andre and I were new parents we suddenly found that it was a lot harder to get together with groups of friends.  Imagine that!  Thankfully, we discovered that board games designed specifically for two players were the perfect entertainment for our new harried lifestyle.  Our kids are older and independent these days, but we still enjoy a lot of two-player games.  These are some of our absolute favorites."  - Linda, Owner of Cat & Mouse Games 7 Wonders Duel - A brilliant adaptation of the ever-popular 7 Wonders, this new version just for two players offers a lot of...

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