BOARD GAME

Score a touchdown on the table — 1st and Goal Review

by 4 months ago

I really don’t follow sports except for football. The fact the season is only sixteen games long makes every matchup important. However, the wait between the Super Bowl and the …

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Beware of the Black Fleet

by 4 months ago

You are sailing across the seven seas. Salty air whips cross your sails, filling your lungs with the power of the ocean. You are about to head to port and …

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GenCon preview of Tsuro for mobile devices

by 4 months ago

The board game Tsuro had a rocky road, leading to several editions published before Calliope got the rights to the game.  Since then, they have not only supported the game …

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Playing History – Review of Freedom: The Underground Railroad

by 4 months ago

When you’re a resident of a little town of about 3,700, it’s unheard of to find anything local on the map of an award-winning board game. Yet there’s tiny Ripley, …

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Age of Conan conquering Kickstarter today

by 4 months ago

Age of Conan was published by Fantasy Flight Games in 2009.  A game of conquest involving the four factions of Hyboria, it gained a number of fans, but Fantasy Flight …

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The power of the cube compels you! – Hyperborea

by 4 months ago

I read somewhere that more than two hundred games were released at GenCon a few weeks ago. That is a lot of cardboard and plastic. Hyperborea was one of those …

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Krosmaster Arena GenCon preview

by 4 months ago

It seems like a lot of miniature games are coming out.  Some of them require painting skills and tape measures, while others have some simplified rules.  Japanime Games has had …

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Something Deeper: Abyss

by 4 months ago

Somewhere in the deepest inaccessible depths where no light from the sun has ever reached, rests the Kingdom of Abyss. Players vie for influence, explore incredible locations, fight ancient monsters, …

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There’s minerals in them thar craters! – Charon Inc.

by 4 months ago

Far out, near the edge of our solar system there lies a planet... oh wait, no, just a dwarf planet. And this dwarf planet, Pluto, is orbited by a moon... …

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Take your little Munchkin out for a Treasure Hunt

by 4 months ago

If you are a fan of backstabbing your friends while defeating monsters and gaining loot, then its likely that you have played Munchkin.  While there are plenty of different themes …

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In New Skin – Review of Lords of Xidit

by 4 months ago

Nowadays, if your favorite game goes out of print, just wait. If it got gamers talking during its first printing, you might just see it again--albeit in a different skin. …

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Metal Gaming Coins Kickstarter looks pretty damned cool

by 4 months ago

A few really interesting Kickstarters have come up lately, and now we have another one. Sure, unless you are a LARPer you likely aren't going to use these as actual …

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