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Origins 2016: The Game of Energy with Nathan A. Wright

by 2 weeks ago

Creating a new game without the help of a publisher, but Kickstarter has been a way to help those with the dream of making a game make that possible.  Nathan …

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Origins 2016: Shenanigans and exploration with HABA USA

by 2 weeks ago

As my son grows older, I look for ways to introduce games to him.  HABA USA has had a wide range of kids games available for a while in Europe, …

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Frenzied: Fastrack Review

by 2 weeks ago

Admittedly, I dismissed Fastrack when I first saw it, though I can hardly be faulted. Relegated to the game section of a craft store to entertain my children while my …

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Living up to the Name: Stinker Review

by 3 weeks ago

Language is a thing of beauty. As I write this I navigate a flow of multiplicitous intentions and  representations to ultimately communicate something to you. I am in love with …

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Origins 2016: Tak-ing with Cheapass Games

by 3 weeks ago

If you have been following Cheapass Games, then you know that they had a hugely successful Kickstarter for their game Tak.  I got the chance to take a look at …

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Origins 2016: Looking at the “Or Not” of the Cool Mini or Not line

by 3 weeks ago

If you follow games, then you know that Cool Mini Or Not has some great games with some incredible plastic figures.  However, they have expanded into games that don't focus on …

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Origins 2016: Take up your Battlestations with Jeff Siadek

by 4 weeks ago

Battlestations is one of those games that I've been intrigued about but have never been able to actually play.  However, designer Jeff Siadek is bringing out a Second Edition after …

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Origins 2016: Conan, Greek gods, and dungeons at Ares Games

by 4 weeks ago

Ares Games is the company behind the Sails of Glory and Wings of Glory games.  However, their line has expanded significantly from those with the Battle of Five Armies and Galaxy …

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Origins 2016: Meeting the upcoming Titans from Calliope

by 4 weeks ago

When Calliope did their Kickstarter for their Titan series, I was impressed with the pedigree behind the designers they had available.  However, they didn't have any of the games designed yet, as …

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Star Trek Frontiers available now

by 4 weeks ago

The Star Trek series seems to have had a bit of a resurgence recently.  While some of the press has been unfavorable due to the new restrictions for fan films, …

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New Ascension available for pre-order now

by 4 weeks ago

Ascension has been one of my favorite deck-building games since it was originally released.  Each new version has had a new mechanic that makes it interesting and fresh.  They are …

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7th Sea 2nd Edition Now Available

by 4 weeks ago

John Wick continues to not only impress, but to astound. After the most successful RPG Kickstarter in history, pulling in over $1.3 million, he has managed to release 7th Sea …

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