BOARD GAME

Create your own Folklore, up on Kickstarter now

by 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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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