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Origins 2016: The world of WarQuest

by 4 weeks ago

At one time if you thought of area control games, you probably thought of Risk.  The game took many days with some jerk turtled in Australia to keep the game from …

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Origins 2016: Exploring Tau Ceti at Outer Limit Games

by 4 weeks ago

Several 4X games are set in space, like Twilight Imperium and Eclipse.  For a new designer and publisher, creating a 4X game can be a risky proposition, but with the …

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Dastardly Dirigibles Review

by 4 weeks ago

An airship legacy is ripe for the making, with only the other players in your way. Dastardly Dirigibles is a game of airship construction and hand management for two to …

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Origins 2016: Aliens and ghosts at Rather Dashing

by 1 month ago

You may not have heard much about Rather Dashing, but they are a company to creating games for the entire family.  They have several different styles of games that are …

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Fantasy Flight creates most addicting game ever

by 1 month ago

If you follow Fantasy Flight Games, then you know that they have several Living Card Games, including the behemoth Android: Netrunner.  Now they are introducing a new collectible dice and …

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Origins 2016: Crazy driving at Portal Games

by 1 month ago

When Mario Kart Double Dash was released, it was praised for the ability to have two people riding the same kart.  While one player drove the kart, the other could use weapons. …

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DOOM: The Board Game coming out this fall

by 1 month ago

I remember playing Doom multiplayer at my college with a bunch of friends.  We had a blast, and all the different mods for the game added new graphics and maps. …

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The kids are getting their own Ticket to Ride

by 1 month ago

Ticket to Ride is one of my favorite games, but I haven't been able to introduce it to my son since he isn't old enough to understand the rules.  He …

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

by 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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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