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Being Doctor Jones: Lost Cities: The Board Game Review

by 2 hours ago

Growing up in the 80s for me meant two things: great movies and lots of conversations about them. The most debated ones were about which character you would be from …

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The Defense Rests – The King’s Armory review

by 3 hours ago

Games walk a fine line - a thin bouncy little tightrope. Finding the right balance between depth, complexity, focus, theme – this is really really hard to do. Sometimes games …

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Vacation is Over, Time for Games – Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update

by 4 days ago

Hello! Welcome to Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update! For info on what is going on here, check out this introduction. Some of the big hitters are gearing up for their fall …

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You think you can design the next big game? Check out the Hasbro Gaming Challenge

by 4 days ago

It isn't surprising that people are using crowdfunding pages to self-publish games.  Getting noticed by a publisher is tough, and with the popularity of board gaming increasing, it seems like …

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Garbage Day is coming soon to Kickstarter

by 5 days ago

One of the chores assigned to me at home is taking out the trash.  It's not a fun job, especially when animals have somehow gotten into the garbage, digging for …

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Folklore: The Affliction coming to Kickstarter in September

by 6 days ago

While I do enjoy all sorts of dungeon crawls, most of them are about killing monsters and don't have much of a back story on the characters.  Sure, you have your …

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Ticket to Ride heading to the UK at Essen

by 6 days ago

Ticket to Ride is not only my go to gateway game, but it is probably one of my favorite games.  The strategies that have come up in later maps have …

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WizKids exploring new Frontiers in the Star Trek universe

by 2 weeks ago

When Mage Knight was released, the game was praised for its gameplay, but some were surprised that it was set in the same universe as a collectible figure game.  However, …

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Steve Jackson Games to publish Munchkin Guest Artist Series

by 3 weeks ago

There likely isn't a gamer in the civilized world that has not heard of Munchkin. The game is celebrating fifteen years of incredible staying power with anniversary editions of classic …

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F2Z Entertainment acquires Plaid Hat Games

by 1 month ago

Plaid Hat Games, publisher of such heavily-themed titles as Specter Ops, Dead of Winter, and Bioshock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia, has been acquired by Canadian-based F2Z Entertainment, which owns …

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Crazy Eights: John Wrot on The King’s Armory

by 1 month ago

It's not uncommon to see digital implementations of board games and vice versa, but the tower defense game hasn't been explored very often in the board game space.  John Wrot …

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A Dungeon Paved With Evil Intentions — Drakon Review

by 1 month ago

Tom Jolly's games often make us feel clever, mean, lucky, as if we're playing alternately at the expense and at the mercy of our friends. His designs give us leeway …

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