BOARD GAME

Release the Kraken — A Monstrous Review

by 3 months ago

Playing a god is not a novel concept in the world of board gaming. Whether you are building an empire, expanding a civilization, or fighting a war, board games allow …

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They See Me Rollin — Nations: The Dice Game

by 3 months ago

The great thing about the current (golden?) era in boardgames is there is something for almost every situation, timeframe, preference and mood. “Hey, you didn’t happen to see a light, …

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Caught in the middle of the squabbles of cultists and creatures – Cthulhu Wars Review

by 3 months ago

Cthulhu Wars is a game designed by Sandy Petersen through his company Petersen Games. Before I say anything about this game, I must mention that it is an excellent game …

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Filmed 100% in IMAX — Imperial Assault

by 3 months ago

Leading up to the release of Imperial Assault during GenCon 2014, many throughout the boardgame world had for a while been openly and loudly wishing for a Star Wars themed …

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One Man’s Espionage Agent Is Another’s Freedom Fighter — Specter Ops Review

by 3 months ago

Specter Ops: Shadow of Babel is a hidden movement game for 2-5 players. It was designed by Emerson Matsuuchi, as the first collaboration between his company Nazca Games and Plaid …

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Madness in Grayscale — Castles of Mad King Ludwig Review

by 3 months ago

Castles in contemporary culture are almost invariably associated with a certain skew towards the less than sane. They occupy a strange corner in our architectural imagination, somewhere between Arthurian nostalgia …

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Caution, “scientists” at work — Alchemists Review

by 4 months ago

I remember playing with my chemistry set as a kid and getting the idea to mix together everything that said "poison" or "danger," which seemed the only natural thing to do. …

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Crazy Eights: Ryan Wolfe on Shadowstar Corsairs

by 4 months ago

Creating a new game and publishing it yourself can be a challenging endeavor.  However, more and more people are doing it with the help of Kickstarter.  Ryan Wolfe tried and …

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The Mutant Revolution is here

by 4 months ago

The X-Men have been a popular license with a comic, books, cartoons, video games, and movies.  While there have been a few games with certain X-Men in them, we haven't gotten a …

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Bust some ghosts this October

by 4 months ago

Ghostbusters: The Board Game had a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign.  Considering the Ghostbusters haven't had any original tv series or movies since The Real Ghostbusters cartoon ended in 1991, it seems …

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Visit the Temple of Elemental Evil

by 4 months ago

The D&D Adventure Games are some of my favorite dungeon crawls.  The fact that they are cooperative games makes it an easy game to take out and get everyone involved.  It's …

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Fantasy Flight reprinting Mission: Red Planet

by 4 months ago

Fantasy Flight has had great success with reprinting games.  From DungeonQuest to Fortress America to Nexus Ops, the reprints have been added new components and rules while still paying homage …

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