Keith Schleicher

PROFILE:

While not working as a Database Administrator, Keith Schleicher has been associated with Gaming Trend since 2003. While his love of video games started with the Telestar Alpha (a pong console with four different games), he trule started playing video games when he received the ill-fated TI-99/4A. While the Speech Synthesizer seemed to be the height of gaming, eventually a 286 AT computer running at 8/12 Hz and a CGA monitor would be his outlet for a while. Eventually he’d graduate to 386, 486, Pentium, and Athlon systems, building some of those systems while doing some hardware reviews and attending Comdex. With the release of the Dreamcast that started his conversion to the console world. Since then he has acquired an NES, SNES, PS2, PS3, PSP, GBA-SP, DS, Xbox, Xbox 360, Gamecube, and Wii. While not playing video games he enjoys bowling, reading, playing board games, listening to music, and watching movies and TV. He originally hails from Wisconsin but is now living in Michigan with his wife and son.

Posts by Keith Schleicher:

Travel to the Island of Doctor Necreaux for the second time

by 1 month ago

It's not uncommon to see second editions of games coming out. ¬†Sometimes the gameplay gets tweaked, other times the art or the components get improved. ¬†The Island of Doctor Necreaux …

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Scott Pilgrim getting his own Precious Little Card Game

by 1 month ago

While Scott Pilgrim hasn't been in the limelight much lately. ¬†While he's been in comics, a video game, and a feature movie, the most recent was released in 2010. ¬†Renegade …

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Monopoly’s new lineup announced

by 1 month ago

Not long ago the Monopoly tokens were put up to a vote to see which ones would survive to get a place in the new version and which would be …

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Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle getting an expansion

by 1 month ago

The Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle deck-building game was popular not only for its theme, but it also gradually introduced people to cooperative deck-building games. ¬†It even followed the storyline of …

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A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game announced

by 1 month ago

The Game of Thrones HBO series has definitely made a splash in pop culture. ¬†While several games using the Game of Thrones theme have explored the politics and intrigue, there …

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Eric Lang officially joins CMON Limited

by 1 month ago

It seems like Eric Lang has had a huge string of hits lately. ¬†The Kickstarter for his latest game, Rising Sun, is a huge hit partially because his name is …

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Restoration Games bringing back Stop Thief

by 1 month ago

While apps are a recent innovation integrated with board games, the use of electronic devices has been around for a while. ¬†The Dark Tower game was one that was gamers …

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The Rogues are coming to the DC Deck-Building Game

by 1 month ago

The DC Deck-Building Game has had a lot of longevity with several versions released for it. ¬†The next crossover pack looks very interesting, as it introduces several enemies of The …

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Renegade announces Flip Ships

by 1 month ago

Kane Klenko designed one of the surprise games for me last year, FUSE. ¬†Since then Renegade Game Studios announced Flatline, a game set in the same universe. ¬†Well, it seems …

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Adrian Smith joins CMON as Lead Artist

by 1 month ago

The art in board games has improved significantly in recent years. ¬†If you take a look at the art of early Magic: The Gathering cards compared to how they look …

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Crazy Eights: Todd Rowland on Thunderstone Quest

by 1 month ago

If you've played Thunderstone or Thunderstone Advanced, then you know that they are deck building games with a heavy fantasy dungeon crawling theme. ¬†It became the second deck building game …

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Grimslingers expansion on Kickstarter now

by 2 months ago

A trend seems to be incorporating RPGs into card games. ¬†The Pathfinder Adventure Card Game is the best example. ¬†Grimslingers from Greenbrier Games has a unique setting from the typical …

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