Memphis Commercial Appeal: Pimps Eurogames and the Memphis board game club, including Settlers of Catan, Memoir 44, Shogun, Talisman, Queen’s Necklace, Trias, Ticket to Ride, Railroad Tycoon, Axis and Allies, Bativia, and Die Macher. The reporter slips and lets it be known that he thinks they “sound dull”. (source)

Union Bulletin: Pimps Settlers of Catan by pointing out its similarities to Monopoly. Also Ticket to Ride, Camelot, Pirate’s Cove, Mystery of the Abbey, Bang!, Carcassonne, Time’s Up, and Bananagrams. (source)