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A Song of War — A Game of Thrones: The Board Game, 2nd Edition

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As a late-thirty something, I grew up when strategy board gaming reached its zenith of popularity and execution. Diplomacy remains the gold standard for hardcore paranoia for serious hobbyists with …

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

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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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We marvel at the updates that Heroes 2015 brings

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Marvel Heroes 2015 isn't a new title so much as a patch to Marvel Heroes, so why are we reviewing it? Well in fact the changes have been significant, from …

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Dis-Kinected : Sports Rivals sets the bar too low.

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If you’re one of the millions of owners of the Xbox One console, you might find it odd that the Kinect camera has barely any motion control games. Though It’s …

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Establishing your very own crime syndicate – Dominare

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Any good black box conceals the nasty insides that make it work. The city of Tempest is no different. Such a prosperous city is sure to have several underground forces …

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A dream within a dream – Dixit Origins review

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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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Out of formation- Ace Combat Infinity review

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When I tallied my first impressions of Ace Combat Infinity a few months ago, I admitted that while I’d come to a few conclusions about what the game would finally …

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Treads, Lasers and Gears, Oh My! – Volt

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I love everything about robots, from their motors to their circuit boards, mapping algorithms and motion planning algorithms. Both real and fictional 'bots fascinate me. So much that I went …

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Fighter’s Union — Ultra Street Fighter IV review

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When you were young, you only had two real outlets for releasing the innate violent urges which dwell deep in each and every young soul.  You could accost the other …

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William Wallace with a bazooka – Duel of Ages II Basic Set and Master Set review

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Blackbeard the Pirate is on a mission. He cautiously descends the slope of the mesa until his goal, Lith's Lair, is in sight. His quest: to offer one of the …

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Not just a game but a state of mind – Entwined review

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Entwined is the latest member in a growing family of games that are less about the objective and more about the emotional experience. In a move that was perhaps made …

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EA Sports UFC: Winner by Split Decision

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Winning a fight is 90% preparation. Diet, cardio, weights, grappling, hitting the pads, sparring, cuts, bruises, sprains - and that’s just Monday. You get to do it all again tomorrow. …

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