New to Me – December 2019

Happy New Year!

As we start the new year here at the Cult of the New to Me, we want to look back at the previous month, because looking back is what we do!

That’s right. We never talk about the new to me games that we’re going to play. We always look at what we just did.

Some would say that we’re stuck in the past, but I say those who don’t study the past are doomed to repeat it!

Yes, I just made that up. Insightful, isn’t it? (Editor – Hey, Dave. George Santayana on Line 1)

I think I’m pretty much as insightful as Abraham Lincoln.

Lincoln Quotes

Anyway, we do like to look back here at Cult Headquarters, and right now we’re looking back at December!

So without further adieu (all of my adieu got traded at some Baghdad market stall for a gold guild ring anyway), let’s get this show on the road!

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Review – Nagaraja

Everybody likes exploring ancient tombs and seeing what the artifacts there may tell us about our ancient ancestors.


We all have an inner Indiana Jones inside us, striving to get out.

Indiana Jones
I wish I had that jaw…

Or maybe it’s just me?

Anyway, with the 2019 game Nagaraja from Hurrican games, you can kinda/sorta get that Indiana Jones feel, with your opponent being Belloq! (or, you know, they may feel the reverse, in which case you should revel in your inner-French person).


Nagaraja is a new 2-player game where both players are exploring their own tomb (I mean two separate tombs, not their own. That would be very existential).

Just double-checked, and these are temples, not tombs. (Editor – Research is a good thing!)

The game is designed by Bruno Cathala and Théo Rivière with artwork by Vincent Dutrait.

And it is a lot of fun.

How does it work?

Let’s take a look.

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