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And so We March On – Progress: Evolution of Technology

by 3 days ago

Every time I play big 4X games like Eclipse or Exodus: Proxima Centauri I find myself pulled to the technology tree, feeling that the rest of the game is simply …

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Why do Pirates use Maps Anyway? – Plunder

by 5 days ago

I remember playing Clue when I was very young. It is one of the first boardgames that I vividly remember playing. I also vividly remember when I realized that it …

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Fight for your Rivet life — Rivet Wars Eastern Front Review

by 2 weeks ago

A while ago a game called Advance Wars came onto the scene for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. While it contained a cute aesthetic, it made war games accessible to …

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See you starside – Xia: Legends of a Drift System

by 2 weeks ago

There are a few people I play games who turn their nose up at Kickstarter games. The phrase, “Well it is only a Kickstarter game,” has been spoken on more …

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Demonslayer: The Siege of Mt. Kunlun

by 3 weeks ago

There are two ways to succeed with new offerings in the saturated deck-building market. Interesting stacking effects are the core of any deck-builder, but just as important are the palette …

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Kevin Wilson designing Achtung! Cthulhu with Modiphius Entertainment

by 3 weeks ago

While several games featuring Cthulhu have been brought to the tabletop, Arkham Horror is the game that most synonymous with the Ancient Ones.  Kevin Wilson designed that game, and he …

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Swords to the Wind! Villainous Vikings, 2nd Edition

by 1 month ago

Victory Point Games has impressed me again. Following the release of Villainous Vikings in August, and the subsequent series of negative reviews which fell like hammers, VPG suspended release of …

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Building a better palace — Sultaniya Review

by 1 month ago

It seems like tile-laying games often have you building something. The gateway game Carcassonne has you building a city with castles, roads, and cloisters. Alhambra has you building a city …

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Daimyos and Dice: Age of War

by 2 months ago

I’m a sucker for Japanese-themed strategy games. Shogun, of Gamemaster series acclaim, now more commonly known as Samurai Swords or Ikusa, is one of the great strategy board games of …

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Where miniatures and tablets collide — Golem Arcana Review

by 2 months ago

Playing miniatures games can be intimidating with rules about movement, how far attacks reach, and the number of actions available on a turn. Sometimes the housekeeping is just as time …

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Tabletop Gauntlet — Super Dungeon Explore Review

by 2 months ago

The dungeon crawl is nothing new to gamers. The dark, damp dungeon often sets the mood for adventurers in the video game and pen-and-paper realm. However, you often don’t see …

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Brawling for the ball — Kaosball Review

by 2 months ago

Bringing sports to board games has been a difficult proposition. The Strat-o-matic series allowed people to create their teams using real baseball players. 1st and Goal uses cards to call …

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