BOARD GAME

Fantasy Flight creates most addicting game ever

by 2 months ago

If you follow Fantasy Flight Games, then you know that they have several Living Card Games, including the behemoth Android: Netrunner.  Now they are introducing a new collectible dice and …

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Origins 2016: Crazy driving at Portal Games

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When Mario Kart Double Dash was released, it was praised for the ability to have two people riding the same kart.  While one player drove the kart, the other could use weapons. …

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DOOM: The Board Game coming out this fall

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I remember playing Doom multiplayer at my college with a bunch of friends.  We had a blast, and all the different mods for the game added new graphics and maps. …

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The kids are getting their own Ticket to Ride

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Ticket to Ride is one of my favorite games, but I haven't been able to introduce it to my son since he isn't old enough to understand the rules.  He …

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Origins 2016: Pirates, space battles, and building your village at Stronghold Games

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If you've ever stopped at the Stronghold Games booth, you can't miss the boisterous voice of Stephen Buonocore.  While he has a large table selling games, you can easily see the …

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Mad Scientist: Dr. Eureka Review

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I’ve often lauded the benefits of using games as educational tools. The trouble is that purpose built educational games tend to lead to such titles as Fun with Language Arts …

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Cthulhu in the House coming from CMON

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Cool Mini or Not is known for creating games with huge miniatures.  However, they do have several games that aren't going to have such a huge scope, or price tag …

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Origins 2016: Pushing the cubes of Imhotep

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One of the hot games of this year has been Imhotep, which was nominated for the Spiel des Jahres.  I had heard that it was a cube pusher, but after seeing …

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Third expansion coming for Castle Panic

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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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