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Third expansion coming for Castle Panic

by 1 month ago

The Castle Panic series has had the longevity that most games wish to have.  It's hard to believe that it was originally released in 2009 and has two expansions.  Now …

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Armored Core gets the real-time strategy treatment…in a board game

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The Armored Core series started on the original PlayStation back in 1997 as a third-person shooter.  Since then it has shown up on several platforms like the PS2, PS3, and …

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Origins 2016: The Don, Marty McFly, and adventurers meet at IDW

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IDW Games came out of nowhere with a little hit called Machi Koro.  Since then they have released several games with a wide variety of themes.  At this year's Origins …

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Origins 2016: New Tokyo, cat sushi, candy peddlers, and cube farms at Iello

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Iello had a huge hit five years ago with King of Tokyo.  Whoever thought that a Yahtzee-style dice-rolling game could be so much fun?  Maybe it has something to do with …

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Origins 2016: Star Trek, blimps and cats invade Fireside Games

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Fireside Games started small with Castle Panic, a cooperative game with a medieval theme.  Now the Panic series has had several spin-offs from zombies to Munchkin.  With the 50th Anniversary of …

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Origins 2016: The Game of Energy with Nathan A. Wright

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Creating a new game without the help of a publisher, but Kickstarter has been a way to help those with the dream of making a game make that possible.  Nathan …

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Origins 2016: Shenanigans and exploration with HABA USA

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As my son grows older, I look for ways to introduce games to him.  HABA USA has had a wide range of kids games available for a while in Europe, …

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Frenzied: Fastrack Review

by 2 months ago

Admittedly, I dismissed Fastrack when I first saw it, though I can hardly be faulted. Relegated to the game section of a craft store to entertain my children while my …

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Living up to the Name: Stinker Review

by 2 months 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

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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

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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

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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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