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Origins 2016: Pirates, space battles, and building your village at Stronghold Games

by 21 hours ago

If you've ever stopped at the Stronghold Games booth, you can't miss the boisterous voice of Stephen Buonocore.  While he has a large table selling games, you can easily see the …

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Mad Scientist: Dr. Eureka Review

by 6 days ago

I’ve often lauded the benefits of using games as educational tools. The trouble is that purpose built educational games tend to lead to such titles as Fun with Language Arts …

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Cthulhu in the House coming from CMON

by 7 days ago

Cool Mini or Not is known for creating games with huge miniatures.  However, they do have several games that aren't going to have such a huge scope, or price tag …

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Origins 2016: Pushing the cubes of Imhotep

by 7 days ago

One of the hot games of this year has been Imhotep, which was nominated for the Spiel des Jahres.  I had heard that it was a cube pusher, but after seeing …

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Third expansion coming for Castle Panic

by 7 days ago

The Castle Panic series has had the longevity that most games wish to have.  It's hard to believe that it was originally released in 2009 and has two expansions.  Now …

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Armored Core gets the real-time strategy treatment…in a board game

by 7 days ago

The Armored Core series started on the original PlayStation back in 1997 as a third-person shooter.  Since then it has shown up on several platforms like the PS2, PS3, and …

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Origins 2016: The Don, Marty McFly, and adventurers meet at IDW

by 1 week ago

IDW Games came out of nowhere with a little hit called Machi Koro.  Since then they have released several games with a wide variety of themes.  At this year's Origins …

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Origins 2016: New Tokyo, cat sushi, candy peddlers, and cube farms at Iello

by 1 week ago

Iello had a huge hit five years ago with King of Tokyo.  Whoever thought that a Yahtzee-style dice-rolling game could be so much fun?  Maybe it has something to do with …

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Origins 2016: Star Trek, blimps and cats invade Fireside Games

by 2 weeks ago

Fireside Games started small with Castle Panic, a cooperative game with a medieval theme.  Now the Panic series has had several spin-offs from zombies to Munchkin.  With the 50th Anniversary of …

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Origins 2016: The Game of Energy with Nathan A. Wright

by 2 weeks ago

Creating a new game without the help of a publisher, but Kickstarter has been a way to help those with the dream of making a game make that possible.  Nathan …

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Origins 2016: Shenanigans and exploration with HABA USA

by 2 weeks ago

As my son grows older, I look for ways to introduce games to him.  HABA USA has had a wide range of kids games available for a while in Europe, …

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Frenzied: Fastrack Review

by 2 weeks ago

Admittedly, I dismissed Fastrack when I first saw it, though I can hardly be faulted. Relegated to the game section of a craft store to entertain my children while my …

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