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Origins 2016: Aliens and ghosts at Rather Dashing

by 16 hours ago

You may not have heard much about Rather Dashing, but they are a company to creating games for the entire family.  They have several different styles of games that are …

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Origins 2016: Crazy driving at Portal Games

by 18 hours ago

When Mario Kart Double Dash was released, it was praised for the ability to have two people riding the same kart.  While one player drove the kart, the other could use weapons. …

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

by 4 days ago

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

by 4 days ago

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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Origins 2016: Busting dungeons at Mayday Games

by 1 week ago

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

by 1 week ago

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

by 2 weeks ago

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

by 2 weeks ago

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

by 2 weeks ago

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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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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Ascent and Survival: A chat with the developers of Suda51’s Let It Die

by 3 weeks ago

During this year's E3, I was lucky enough to get some face time with the lead creators behind the next upcoming title from Grasshopper Manufacture Inc., including Goichi Suda (aka …

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