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Age of Conan conquering Kickstarter today

by 6 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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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New Krosmaster sets up for pre-order

by 7 months ago

A game that has intrigued me for a while is Krosmaster from Japanime games.  With what I saw from GenCon, you battle other players in a virtual arena.  It looks …

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Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update – Two Kingdoms, some witches and pirates, and a Galaxy

by 7 months ago

Hello fellow gamers! Welcome to this week’s Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update! For info on what is going on here, check out this introduction. I have personally backed one of these, …

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Hail and Kill! Villainous Vikings

by 8 months ago

Having recently reviewed Victory Point Games’ The South Shall Rise Again, I had high expectations for their latest release, Villainous Vikings. In the tradition of a Euro-style historical strategy game, …

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Instant Fantasy – Review of Eight-Minute Empire: Legends

by 8 months ago

Forest Pixies, Dire Giants, Cursed Banshees, Ancient Phoenixes, Mountain Dwarves, Noble Unicorns, Night Hydras and others join you as you battle to dominate and retain a few undersized patches of …

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