BOARD GAME

King of New York GenCon preview

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King of Tokyo stomped through the boardgaming landscape like nobody's business.  That's part of the reason why the follow-up King of New York sold out at GenCon within minutes.  While …

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Preview of Zombie 15 at GenCon

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It seems like Zombie games are a dime a dozen these days.  Zombies!!!, Last Night on Earth, and Zombicide are just a few of the games that have populated the …

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Create your own Folklore, up on Kickstarter now

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Usually Scott is around to do our Friday Kickstarter update, but he is away at this time.  However, I do want to highlight one project that I got a chance …

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Eagle Games GenCon roundup

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Eagle and Grphyon Games released a couple of games at GenCon, as well as had a big Kickstarter project going.  I talk to Rick Schrand from Eagle Games about the games Lords …

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R&R Games launches two new games at Essen

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While GenCon and Origins are the premier board game conventions in the US, European eyes are focused on Essen, which is going on this week.  R&R Games has announced that …

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Score a touchdown on the table — 1st and Goal Review

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I really don’t follow sports except for football. The fact the season is only sixteen games long makes every matchup important. However, the wait between the Super Bowl and the …

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Beware of the Black Fleet

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You are sailing across the seven seas. Salty air whips cross your sails, filling your lungs with the power of the ocean. You are about to head to port and …

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GenCon preview of Tsuro for mobile devices

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The board game Tsuro had a rocky road, leading to several editions published before Calliope got the rights to the game.  Since then, they have not only supported the game …

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Playing History – Review of Freedom: The Underground Railroad

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When you’re a resident of a little town of about 3,700, it’s unheard of to find anything local on the map of an award-winning board game. Yet there’s tiny Ripley, …

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Age of Conan conquering Kickstarter today

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Age of Conan was published by Fantasy Flight Games in 2009.  A game of conquest involving the four factions of Hyboria, it gained a number of fans, but Fantasy Flight …

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The power of the cube compels you! – Hyperborea

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I read somewhere that more than two hundred games were released at GenCon a few weeks ago. That is a lot of cardboard and plastic. Hyperborea was one of those …

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Krosmaster Arena GenCon preview

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It seems like a lot of miniature games are coming out.  Some of them require painting skills and tape measures, while others have some simplified rules.  Japanime Games has had …

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