BOARD GAME

Where miniatures and tablets collide — Golem Arcana Review

by 3 months ago

Playing miniatures games can be intimidating with rules about movement, how far attacks reach, and the number of actions available on a turn. Sometimes the housekeeping is just as time …

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Tabletop Gauntlet — Super Dungeon Explore Review

by 3 months ago

The dungeon crawl is nothing new to gamers. The dark, damp dungeon often sets the mood for adventurers in the video game and pen-and-paper realm. However, you often don’t see …

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Brawling for the ball — Kaosball Review

by 3 months ago

Bringing sports to board games has been a difficult proposition. The Strat-o-matic series allowed people to create their teams using real baseball players. 1st and Goal uses cards to call …

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Breaarrrgh!!!: Viva Java: The Dice Game Review

by 4 months ago

Alright, hang on a second. I thought that we all got together and decided that we don’t like dice. I thought dice brought too much randomness to games. I thought …

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Bump and roll to victory — Space Movers 2201 Review

by 4 months ago

I admit that I enjoy cooperative games because they are easier to play with non-gamer friends. While the games can sometimes be tougher to win, there’s nothing like celebrating a …

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Travel the world Cthulhu style — Eldritch Horror review

by 4 months ago

The Fantasy Flight version of Arkham Horror is a boardgaming classic. Traveling the city of Arkham with friends and fighting off the cohorts of Cthulhu rarely results in a success, …

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Building an empire one sector at a time — Hegemonic Review

by 4 months ago

The 4X genre (explore, expand, exploit, exterminate) is a popular genre. Sid Meier’s Civilization and Master of Orion 2 are some of the most prolific PC games in the genre. …

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Someone ever tries to kill you, you try to kill ‘em right back – Firefly: Pirates and Bounty Hunters

by 4 months ago

One of the biggest complaints leveled at Firefly: The Game was the significant lack of player interaction. Players could pick up crew and jobs faster than their opponents, or they could …

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GenCon preview of Pandemic Contagion

by 4 months ago

While most games have you playing the good guy, have you ever wondered what it's like for everyone to play the bad guy?  That's the objective in Pandemic Contagion.  Joe …

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Battle at Kemble’s Cascade GenCon preview

by 4 months ago

It might be hard to believe, but creating a board game to simulate a side-scrolling shooter has been created.  Joe talked to the designers of Battle at Kemble's Cascade to …

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King of New York GenCon preview

by 4 months ago

King of Tokyo stomped through the boardgaming landscape like nobody's business.  That's part of the reason why the follow-up King of New York sold out at GenCon within minutes.  While …

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Preview of Zombie 15 at GenCon

by 4 months ago

It seems like Zombie games are a dime a dozen these days.  Zombies!!!, Last Night on Earth, and Zombicide are just a few of the games that have populated the …

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