In this episode, we are joined by a ton of contributors as we take a look back over the year of 2011. In this first half, we talk about the best card, war, and party game. We discuss our most surprising game, as well as the most dissappointing. We talk about he best components and artwork, as well as the worst games of the year. And we talk about the year as a whole, including the top ten news stories of 2011.