Boards and Swords: Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn, Looking Back at 2015 - Boards & Swords #52

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Welcome to 2016!  I start off the year by taking a look at 2015 and talking about what I learned/experienced in gaming this year.  I list out my Top 5 Games of 2015, and also breakdown the 2 player card game from Plaid Hat Games - Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn!

News/Links

Asmodee acquires the English rights to Catan

http://www.dicetowernews.com/asmodee-acquires-catan/22051

FFG/Days of Wonder merged into Asmodee North America

http://icv2.com/articles/news/view/33369/icv2-interview-asmodee-north-america-ceo-christian-petersen-part-2

http://www.dicetowernews.com/days-of-wonder-ffg-now-asmodee-north-america/21670

New D&D Board Game: Tyrants of the Underdark

http://www.dicetowernews.com/new-dungeons-dragons-board-game-coming-in-2016/21614

D&D Returns to Ravenloft with Curse of Strahd

http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/news/return-ravenloft

Board Game Convention List:

http://casualgamerevolution.com/blog/2016/01/2016-tabletop-gaming-conventions-a-comprehensive-list

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