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Living up to the Name: Stinker Review

by 2 weeks ago

Language is a thing of beauty. As I write this I navigate a flow of multiplicitous intentions and  representations to ultimately communicate something to you. I am in love with …

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Origins 2016: Tak-ing with Cheapass Games

by 3 weeks ago

If you have been following Cheapass Games, then you know that they had a hugely successful Kickstarter for their game Tak.  I got the chance to take a look at …

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Origins 2016: Looking at the “Or Not” of the Cool Mini or Not line

by 3 weeks ago

If you follow games, then you know that Cool Mini Or Not has some great games with some incredible plastic figures.  However, they have expanded into games that don't focus on …

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Origins 2016: Take up your Battlestations with Jeff Siadek

by 4 weeks ago

Battlestations is one of those games that I've been intrigued about but have never been able to actually play.  However, designer Jeff Siadek is bringing out a Second Edition after …

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Origins 2016: Conan, Greek gods, and dungeons at Ares Games

by 4 weeks ago

Ares Games is the company behind the Sails of Glory and Wings of Glory games.  However, their line has expanded significantly from those with the Battle of Five Armies and Galaxy …

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Origins 2016: Meeting the upcoming Titans from Calliope

by 4 weeks ago

When Calliope did their Kickstarter for their Titan series, I was impressed with the pedigree behind the designers they had available.  However, they didn't have any of the games designed yet, as …

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Star Trek Frontiers available now

by 4 weeks ago

The Star Trek series seems to have had a bit of a resurgence recently.  While some of the press has been unfavorable due to the new restrictions for fan films, …

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Origins 2016: New Academy students and Royals are on their way, Onitama out in full swing at Arcane Wonders

by 4 weeks ago

I have a lot of respect for Arcane Wonders.  They came out of nowhere with Mage Wars and developed a loyal following before the game even shipped without using Kickstarter. …

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Origins 2016: Mixing potions and madness with Mr. B

by 4 weeks ago

Mr. B Games is a small publisher that has a few successful games.  These include Alien Uprising, Spurs, Clockwork Kingdom, and Helionox.  What I am most surprised by is how different …

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Flipping over combat: Runebound Review

by 4 weeks ago

Creating a new edition of a classic game can be a tricky proposition. If the designer sticks too close to the formula, then reviews might say that nothing new came …

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Building a Better Maze Trap: Maze Racers Review

by 1 month ago

When I’m doing a review, I do a lot more than rush through the rules and play the game. I like to think about what I just played and discover …

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The Tiny Epic series adds a new Quest

by 2 months ago

The Tiny Epic series has had big success on Kickstarter.  These games have depth to them but have a small footprint that make them travel-friendly.  Now they are going on …

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