BOARD GAME

Building an empire one sector at a time — Hegemonic Review

by 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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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Create your own Folklore, up on Kickstarter now

by 6 months ago

Usually Scott is around to do our Friday Kickstarter update, but he is away at this time.  However, I do want to highlight one project that I got a chance …

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Eagle Games GenCon roundup

by 6 months ago

Eagle and Grphyon Games released a couple of games at GenCon, as well as had a big Kickstarter project going.  I talk to Rick Schrand from Eagle Games about the games Lords …

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R&R Games launches two new games at Essen

by 6 months ago

While GenCon and Origins are the premier board game conventions in the US, European eyes are focused on Essen, which is going on this week.  R&R Games has announced that …

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

by 6 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 6 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 6 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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