Nate Warren 
Member since Feb 11, 2015

Nate Warren

Nate Warren is a Colorado Springs-based copywriter who wants you to know that that you’re missing some of the best nights of your life if your board gaming experience ended with Monopoly and Risk. He offers both the veteran gamer and the uninitiated a local window into the burgeoning and wildly creative world... more

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Recent Posts

  • Board game obsessions: The "gotta learn these" pile

    • Nov 4, 2017
  • A partially informed guide to strategy games I've seen at Target

    • Oct 21, 2017
  • The Grizzled: A taut and touching cooperative game about WW1

    The Grizzled is a cooperative game that lets you play the part of French soldiers trying to survive WW1 together.
    • Apr 28, 2017
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    Recent Comments

    Re: “Dominant Species: A tense and complex battle for prehistoric survival

    @Thomas G. Dinwoodie

    True. Second is the best I've ever done.

    Posted by Nate Warren on 06/14/2016 at 7:51 AM

    Re: “Drinking and disaster aboard Red November

    Definitely. But the neat thing about coop games is that they can also be played solo.

    Posted by Nate Warren on 06/18/2015 at 9:47 AM

    Re: “7 Wonders: Building a Hell of a Time, Every Time

    Yes, my blog focuses exclusively on designer/hobby card and board games. There are a lot of killer ideas being put into board game design these days. It's a Renaissance era.

    Posted by Nate Warren on 05/12/2015 at 12:44 PM

    Re: “7 Wonders: Building a Hell of a Time, Every Time

    Thomas: That's right. Every time I think I have this one figured out...I go winless for months.

    Jay: Not sure I understand your question. Care to clarify?

    Posted by Nate Warren on 05/12/2015 at 11:45 AM

    Re: “Why Snake Oil Kills Cards Against Humanity

    @Daniel: I've heard people bring up the Big Idea in context of Snake Oil, but I've never seen the game myself.

    @Ryan: Exploding Kittens is another one I'll be passing on...

    @Stephen: Nice!

    @Jay: We got ours at It's Your Move at Chapel Hills. Also available on Amazon, I believe...

    Posted by Nate Warren on 02/24/2015 at 12:11 PM

    Re: “How I got addicted to board gaming (and how you will, too)

    Thanks to Matt, David and smilingra for the kind words and excellent comments. My #1 thing is to focus as much on the experience of the games as mechanical reviews.

    David, I often see your group's posts on r/coloradosprings. You look like great ambassadors for the hobby. I plan on visiting you folks soon and throwing a spotlight on what you're up to.

    Posted by Nate Warren on 02/11/2015 at 10:20 AM

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