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Folklore: The Affliction coming to Kickstarter in September

by 4 days ago

While I do enjoy all sorts of dungeon crawls, most of them are about killing monsters and don't have much of a back story on the characters.  Sure, you have your …

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Ticket to Ride heading to the UK at Essen

by 4 days ago

Ticket to Ride is not only my go to gateway game, but it is probably one of my favorite games.  The strategies that have come up in later maps have …

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WizKids exploring new Frontiers in the Star Trek universe

by 2 weeks ago

When Mage Knight was released, the game was praised for its gameplay, but some were surprised that it was set in the same universe as a collectible figure game.  However, …

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Crazy Eights: John Wrot on The King’s Armory

by 1 month ago

It's not uncommon to see digital implementations of board games and vice versa, but the tower defense game hasn't been explored very often in the board game space.  John Wrot …

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A Dungeon Paved With Evil Intentions — Drakon Review

by 1 month ago

Tom Jolly's games often make us feel clever, mean, lucky, as if we're playing alternately at the expense and at the mercy of our friends. His designs give us leeway …

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Smell ya later! – Parfum review

by 1 month ago

Back in 2010, in one of the best years ever for game publishing, Marco Ruskowski and Marcel Süßelbeck partnered up with Wolfgang Panning to create Fresco, which was almost universally …

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How Does It Stack Up – Dimension review

by 1 month ago

Dimension is a very neat little puzzle that is ideal an ideal casual game: it is simple to understand and a lot of fun. In Dimension, each player will be …

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Looking Good, Billy Ray! – Stockpile Review

by 1 month ago

I have the sneaking suspicion that at some level, everyone imagines themselves to be a sort of stock picking savant. With a bit of capital to play with, they would …

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Wattsalpoag @ Origins Game Fair 2015

by 2 months ago

If you haven't heard of Wattsalpoag Games, I wouldn't be surprised.  They don't have big budget that companies like Asmodee and Iello have.  However, they aren't a company that you …

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Bonne Chance! Blake & Mortimer: Witness

by 2 months ago

If you’re like me - American - then you probably haven’t heard of the internationally famous crime fighting duo, Blake and Mortimer. Blissful ignorance should in no way prevent you …

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Ares Games Announces Second Expansion to War of the Ring

by 2 months ago

The latest expansion to Ares Games' highly popular War of the Ring strategy board game is now available. Given the popularity of the base game and previous supplements, I recommend …

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Monster Truck Mayhem @ Origins 2015

by 2 months ago

If you've played board games, then you probably know about the dreaded "roll and move" game where luck determines who the winner is.  While games like Formula D that have …

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