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Burning Suns burning up on Kickstarter now

by 8 months ago

The projects on Kickstarter range from the simple to the ambitious.  While some are more successful than others, it is interesting to see the new ideas coming out.  I just …

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Join the Fantasy Frontier on Kickstarter now

by 8 months ago

While the indies are getting a lot of press in the video game industry, the advent of Kickstarter has created a surge of independent developers and publishers.  Michael Coe is …

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Want to design your own game? Here’s your chance to with the DICE+

by 8 months ago

About a week ago we posted about the DICE+, I mentioned that it comes with its own developer's kit that can be used to create your own games.  Now Game …

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Board Game Review: Axis and Allies Classic

by 8 months ago

    “It is the spring of 1942. The world is at war.” The quintessential strategy board game, Axis & Allies: Classic (A&A) was first published thirty years ago, and remains firmly …

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    The Cons and Cons of Victory Points

    by 8 months ago

      In my recent review of Conquest of Nerath I eviscerated the game for using arbitrary measures for “victory.” The truth about that game is that there are only losers for …

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      Q & A with Board Game Designer Phil duBarry

      by 8 months ago

      In 2009, Phil duBarry exploded on the board gaming scene through money, blackmail, and violence—in a game, Revolution!, a hit for Steve Jackson Games. He also enjoyed early Kickstarter success …

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      700 Wives, 300 Concubines, and One Game–A Review of Kingdom of Solomon

      by 8 months ago

        He was acclaimed the wisest man who ever walked the planet. He built the massive temple in Jerusalem. He also had 700 wives and 300 concubines. King Solomon was a …

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        Game on your tablet with real dice, the DICE+ that is

        by 8 months ago

        I really enjoy getting friends to play board games with me.  Twice a year I get together with a group of guys for a weekend of gaming.  The only problem …

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        Honest Abe and his Beadarang – Pixel Lincoln Review

        by 8 months ago

            Raise your hand if you pumped quarters in to a side-scrolling arcade game back in the day. Raise your hand if you button mashed with Mario and Luigi. Raise …

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          Protospiel: Beta Testing for Board Gamers

          by 8 months ago

            Three designers and one board game publisher had just played my prototype game. It is a scary moment in some ways. You hope that the publisher will decide to publish …

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            Building a Better Tomorrow – Manhattan Project Review

            by 8 months ago

              The 40s were a wild time for science here in America. Never before had a nation put forth so much effort, with such high cost, on such a large scale …

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              Cryptozoic announces three new board games

              by 8 months ago

              With GenCon starting on Thursday, a lot of board game news is being announced. Cryptozoic is no stranger to the scene, and their most recent effort with Batman Arkham City …

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