BOARD GAME

Ripples on a quiet lake — Lanterns: The Harvest Festival Review

by 2 months ago

Lanterns: The Harvest Festival is one of the most purely relaxing games I have played in a long while.  If first time designer Christopher Chung was shooting for “sitting on …

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Heroes’ Call for TEK launches on Kickstarter

by 2 months ago

Gamelyn Games is known for putting big experiences in small boxes, as has been seen by their Tiny Epic games.  Now they are expanding the Tiny Epic line again, but …

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Crazy Eights: Patrick Lysaght from Chara Games on Commissioned

by 2 months ago

These days it's easy for a game to have a zombie, sci-fi, or fantasy theme.  While there is a bigger mix of of themes in the board game community, sometimes …

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A Day in Wine Country — Viticulture Review

by 2 months ago

I enjoy the occasional glass of wine. I don’t know much about it though and truth be told I’m probably more of a beer drinker. Sometimes I’ll like one wine …

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Kosmos @ Origins Game Fair 2015

by 2 months ago

Kosmos has been publishing games for a long time, but you might not recognize them.  Most of their games have been published in Europe under their name, most of their …

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Blessed by the Gods — Deus Review

by 3 months ago

Building a finely-tuned economy is important in almost all Euro-style games. The critical decision players must make is when to stop focusing on their economic engine and start turning resources …

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MVP Boardgames @ Origins Game Fair 2015

by 3 months ago

MVP Boardgames designs board games and then publishes them through established publishers.  I got to take a look at their recent Kickstarter Salvation Road, as well as their current one, Dark …

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WizKids @ Origins Game Fair 2015

by 3 months ago

WizKids has had a string of hits, with the Attack Wing series and Dicemasters.  However, they are more than just those two games.  I spoke with Scott D'Agostino from WizKids to …

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Arcane Wonder announces a standalone game system for the Mage Wars universe

by 3 months ago

Arcane Wonders just announced their upcoming release Mage Wars Academy, a stand-alone gaming system in the Mage Wars universe. Mage Wars Academy will be full compatible with Mage Wars Arena, but it …

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Arcane Wonders @ Origins Game Fair 2015

by 3 months ago

I was amazed when Arcane Wonders came onto the scene.  I remember seeing them at GenCon before Mage Wars was released.  They came out with a beautiful and strategic game, …

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Steve Jackson Games announces October releases

by 3 months ago

Steampunk, zombies, and treasure, oh my!  Steve Jackson Games has a wide variety of games, from fillers to strategy.  They recently announced their October releases, and there's a big dose of Munchkin. …

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In Which We Carve Our Glorious Name Into The Desert Rock- Kemet Review

by 3 months ago

The ancient Egyptian-themed Kemet is, in broadest terms, a dudes-on-a-map war game, and it’s hard to see a dudes-on-a-map war game and not think of Risk. Almost everyone’s played Risk and …

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