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Treads, Lasers and Gears, Oh My! – Volt

by 2 months ago

I love everything about robots, from their motors to their circuit boards, mapping algorithms and motion planning algorithms. Both real and fictional 'bots fascinate me. So much that I went …

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Tiny Epic Kingdoms makes its way to Kickstarter today

by 2 months ago

When most people talk about microgames, they think of a small number of cards and a couple of cubes.  While that is true in some cases, Gamelyn Games has created …

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William Wallace with a bazooka – Duel of Ages II Basic Set and Master Set review

by 2 months ago

Blackbeard the Pirate is on a mission. He cautiously descends the slope of the mesa until his goal, Lith's Lair, is in sight. His quest: to offer one of the …

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Days of Wonder announces Five Tribes

by 2 months ago

Days of Wonder is known for publishing games that are easy to learn and accessible to just about anyone.  They also don't publish many games each year, so when they …

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Monday Tabletop Kickstarter Update – Bees, Fighters and Science!

by 2 months ago

Hello! Welcome to this week's belated Tabletop Kickstarter Update! With all of the excitement at E3 and the lesser known Origins, this is coming to you a little late. You …

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That is not how I roll – Unita

by 3 months ago

Often when discussing games people will focus on either the theme or the mechanisms included. Like that one time you played a game about saving the world from disease, or …

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“Everybody calls me a racketeer. I call myself a businessman.” – Bootleggers

by 3 months ago

The title of this review is a quote from Alphonse Gabriel Capone, leader of The Chicago Outfit. Al was a "businessman" specializing in the distribution of beverages of an intoxicating …

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Monsters of Mass Destruction — Rampage Review

by 3 months ago

The only sport I enjoy participating in is bowling. Sure I enjoy watching football, but knocking down pins, or seeing them remain upright after a particularly good pocket hit, brings …

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Bay of Pig Boats – Mercante

by 4 months ago

Every city consumes, processes and generates goods in some way; The city of Tempest is no different. The good people of the city need their coffee and wine. Artists need …

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Eat or be Eaten – Evolution Kickstarter Review

by 4 months ago

I did not realize how quiet it had gotten. Grass that normally sustained me and my herd became terrifying as it clouded my vision. Leaves rustled behind me. I thought …

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Fun With Dirt: Mound Builders

by 4 months ago

Mound Builders, like Victory Point Games’ other States of Siege solitaire offerings, is a well-researched strategy adaptation based on historical events. That’s right – solitaire. As in, you play by …

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A trivial trivia game with a twisted twist – Think Again! Review

by 4 months ago

It’s hard to make a memorable trivia game. Hobbyist gamers scoff at them, so designers seldom include any mechanics besides roll-and-move. There is always one "smart guy" at the table. …

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