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Crazy Eights: William Hessian on PBL Robots

by 2 months ago

For a while robots battling each other were a hot commodity.  BattleBots and Robot Wars were television shows with a cult following and small robots, with Robot Combat League coming around …

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Dead Man’s Draw GenCon Preview

by 2 months ago

I admit that I can be skeptical when it comes to light filler games, but sometimes they are what is needed for lunch break gaming.  At GenCon I got a …

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R&R Games launches two new games at Essen

by 2 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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Test your humor reflex – Knee Jerk review

by 2 months ago

How funny are you? Are you any good at making your friends laugh? What about staying on-topic? Can you add to the subject at hand without going off on a …

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Tanto Cuore Oktoberfest GenCon Preview

by 2 months ago

Deck builders have been increasingly popular since Dominion hit the scene.  One of the deck building games that came out shortly after was Tanto Cuore.  While the original game had …

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Spoiled fruit is never good – The Spoils

by 2 months ago

Much like rectangles are not always squares, tabletop games are not always boardgames. What is often overlooked by boardgamers is one of the cornerstones of modern tabletop gaming: the card …

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Metal Gaming Coins Kickstarter looks pretty damned cool

by 3 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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Vigil Rises as an expansion pack for Ascension on the iOS

by 5 months ago

While many deck builders have made their way to the iOS, Ascension is one of the best implementations, if not the best.  It has been a while since we have …

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No more tears — Pixel Tactics 3 review

by 5 months ago

Everyone has their biases, and I’ll admit to one right off the bat: I don’t like two player head-to-head battle games. This is for a variety of reasons, but two …

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Whiz! Bam! Pow! — DC Comics Deck-Building Game and Heroes Unite review

by 5 months ago

I've been a fan of deck-building games since Dominion served as a gateway into the world of board gaming a couple of years ago. Since then, I've cooled a bit …

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Take two cloves of garlic and call me in the morning – Gothic Doctor review

by 6 months ago

Medical school never prepared you for this. You are well versed in state-of-the-art 1850s medical treatment - prescribing arsenic for cholera patients, or a generous application of leeches for typhoid. …

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A dream within a dream – Dixit Origins review

by 6 months ago

Dixit may be the only Spiel des Jahres winner named after a logical fallacy. The Latin phrase "ipse dixit" refers to the fallacious "argument from authority." Out here in the real …

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