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Origins 2016: For the Hordes (and Warmachine) at Privateer Press

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While Games Workshop is well known for their miniatures games, Privateer Press is giving them a run for their money.  At GenCon Privateer Press had several new factions out for both …

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Origins 2016: Pirates, space battles, and building your village at Stronghold Games

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If you've ever stopped at the Stronghold Games booth, you can't miss the boisterous voice of Stephen Buonocore.  While he has a large table selling games, you can easily see the …

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Mad Scientist: Dr. Eureka Review

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I’ve often lauded the benefits of using games as educational tools. The trouble is that purpose built educational games tend to lead to such titles as Fun with Language Arts …

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Cthulhu in the House coming from CMON

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Cool Mini or Not is known for creating games with huge miniatures.  However, they do have several games that aren't going to have such a huge scope, or price tag …

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Origins 2016: Busting dungeons at Mayday Games

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Mayday Games had humble beginnings.  One of the first products they made were card sleeves around the release of Dominion.  Their first game they published was Space Junkyard.  While they have …

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Origins 2016: Pushing the cubes of Imhotep

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One of the hot games of this year has been Imhotep, which was nominated for the Spiel des Jahres.  I had heard that it was a cube pusher, but after seeing …

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Third expansion coming for Castle Panic

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The Castle Panic series has had the longevity that most games wish to have.  It's hard to believe that it was originally released in 2009 and has two expansions.  Now …

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Armored Core gets the real-time strategy treatment…in a board game

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The Armored Core series started on the original PlayStation back in 1997 as a third-person shooter.  Since then it has shown up on several platforms like the PS2, PS3, and …

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Kevin Crawford on Religion and Gaming

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Religion has always had a troubled presentation in roleplaying games. Faith is one of the deepest mysteries of humanity and roleplaying is one of the best avenues of self exploration. …

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Origins 2016: The Don, Marty McFly, and adventurers meet at IDW

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IDW Games came out of nowhere with a little hit called Machi Koro.  Since then they have released several games with a wide variety of themes.  At this year's Origins …

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Origins 2016: New Tokyo, cat sushi, candy peddlers, and cube farms at Iello

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Iello had a huge hit five years ago with King of Tokyo.  Whoever thought that a Yahtzee-style dice-rolling game could be so much fun?  Maybe it has something to do with …

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Origins 2016: Star Trek, blimps and cats invade Fireside Games

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Fireside Games started small with Castle Panic, a cooperative game with a medieval theme.  Now the Panic series has had several spin-offs from zombies to Munchkin.  With the 50th Anniversary of …

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