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Poll: For April Fool's Day, should I publish an article entitled "Foucault in the Sea," about the Foucauldian assumptions behind Ahoy, except make it totally serious?

At some point the board game industry’s collective designers are going to stage a riot if we keep saying “It’s no Root.”

So let’s set that aside for now. Despite being published by Leder Games, illustrated by the inimitable Kyle Ferrin, and featuring four (mostly) asymmetrical factions of anthropomorphic animals fighting for control of its seascape — and despite some vaguely philosophical undertones — Greg Loring-Albright’s Ahoy is very much its own beast.

For one thing, it isn’t a hit.

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