Posts Tagged ‘board game’

Stratagem Preview

Posted on April 16th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Note: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game.
I enjoy a game with a good balance of strategy and luck. While I am absolutely a fan of strategy in games in general, sometime…

The Big Guy: Unboxing the Lambda Shuttle Expansion for X-Wing

Posted on April 14th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

It can’t accelerate worth a wheep  and it turns slower than a comet, but if you get in its sights, it can blow you to itty-bitty pieces. It would be embarrassing to have to inform your family you got shot apart by a shuttle, so stay alert. It&#8…

Top Ten Team Board Games

Posted on April 11th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

I love a good cooperative game. There is something fun about working together in a group that adds a measure of enjoyment to a game. That must be why I always gravitate towards the craps table in a casino (well that and the dice). Everyone is working t…

Box Breaking 96 Myth from Megacon Games

Posted on April 11th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In this Box Breaking Matt takes a look at the smash hit Myth from Megacon Games.  Myth is a semi-cooperative miniature board game.  It features highly detailed miniatures.  The rules incorporate an almost arcade like style of gaming on to the table.  Watch as Matt shares its contents.   You can learn more at Megacon [...]

Suburbia Inc Expansion Review

Posted on April 10th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

This review is for an expansion for Suburbia. If you haven’t already, you can read the review for the base game here.
A while ago we reviewed the popular board game Suburbia from Bezier Games. We quickly fell in love with this game (giving it a 5 sta…

Twin Tin Bots

Posted on April 8th, 2014 under , . Posted by

These are the models from the Board Game Twin Tin Bots.  It was part of a commission so I don’t own that game but it certainly looks like a good one. I’ve only heard good things about it and here’s the link on BGG if you want to know more.Th…

Eldritch Horror Review

Posted on April 8th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Almost a decade ago, Fantasy Flight Games released a little board game called Arkham Horror. This was a cooperative game of investigation and adventure themed around the Cthulhu Mythos. Arkham Horror went on to spawn 8 different expansions while it sky…

Kickstarter of the Week: Pay Dirt

Posted on April 7th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

I love a good worker placement game. I’m not really sure what it is about this genre that attracts me, but I almost always have fun with them. The other thing about worker placement games is that there are a lot of them on the market today. So wh…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Fantasy Coins from Fantasy Coin on Kickstarter

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

While I have the time off from sculpting and modelmaking tonight, I thought I’d catch up on doing some posts, this time a crowdfunding spotlight article featuring some rather nice coinage from Fantasy coin LLC. These lovely looking tokens are int…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Fantasy Coins from Fantasy Coin on Kickstarter

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

While I have the time off from sculpting and modelmaking tonight, I thought I’d catch up on doing some posts, this time a crowdfunding spotlight article featuring some rather nice coinage from Fantasy coin LLC. These lovely looking tokens are int…

Kickstarter of the Week: Tuscany: Expand the World of Viticulture

Posted on March 31st, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

A couple of weeks ago we did a preview for the Tuscany expansion for the worker placement game Viticulture. This “strategic game of wine making” was one of our surprise hits of 2013 and to say that we’ve been eagerly awaiting this exp…

Prodigy – A Kickstarter Preview

Posted on March 27th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

A short while ago, a mysterious video appeared on the internet, promising a bold mix of miniature gaming, video gaming and roleplaying in a game called Prodigy. Since then, things moved forward at a rapid pace. Previews are everywhere, and the Prodigy …

X-Wing Headhunter Preview by Fantasy Flight Games

Posted on March 25th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Holy…. Fantasy Flight Games is really pushing X-Wing this spring. The Imperial Aces expansion just arrived in stores. The Rebel Aces expansion has been announced. The large ships are on their way. And, of course, there is Wave 4 of X-Wing ships. …

2014 10×10 Board Game Challenge Update #1

Posted on March 20th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Hello readers! Sorry for the delay in the update. And sorry I was late in responding to your comment Brian! January started off SO well with 7 games played by mid-January. Sarah and I thought this challenge was going to be easy…
Then real life i…

Room 25 (2)

Posted on March 19th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Here’s another version of the miniatures for the Room 25game. It’s one up for from the previous set I’ve already done. I changed the bases because the original ones are just plain weird. I still followed the artwork for the choice of colours. If …

Box Breaking 91 Scoundrels of Skullport

Posted on March 19th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In this Box Breaking Matt gets to take a look at the Scoundrels of Skullport.  He spends a good bit of time examining Xanathar the Beholder.  He is quite the model you’ll see.   Scoundrels of Skullport is produced by Gale Force 9 for Dungeons and Dragons.     You can learn more at Gale [...]

Glass Road Review

Posted on March 18th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

The first glass makers in Germany were brought there by the Romans, but after they left, it wasn’t until the Middle Ages that Germans rediscovered the art of making glass. By the end of the 17th century, there were about 60 glass factories and the ar…

Kickstarter of the Week: Town Center 4th Edition

Posted on March 17th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

As most of my faithful readers know, I’m a big fan of city building games. I’ve often mentioned my childhood addiction to Sim City, so every time a new town building game comes around, it piques my interest. Our newest Kickstarter of the We…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: The Legends of the Wulin Board-Game Kickstarter

Posted on March 15th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Another interesting campaign over on Kickstarter, is the boardgame The Legends of the Wulin. I do enjoy a good boardgame now and again, and I am always partial to stuff based on ancient China and it’s legends (and fantasy kin) Although it looks a…

Loonacy from Looney Labs

Posted on March 13th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Loonacy $15.00    Loonacy is a rapid fire game where players race to be the first to empty their hand of 7 cards by matching one of two images with the images on the open piles in front of them. Speed of the hand and luck of the draw determine the winner in this frenzied [...]

Mice and Mystics

Posted on March 12th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Mice and MysticsMice and Mystics is published by Plaid Hat Games. The miniatures I admit are fantastic and reminds me of some childhood cartoons I used to watch with swashbuckling mice and evil garden creatures. The Mice colour scheme followed the artwork on the cards from the game as closely as possible.

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Zombicide – fully painted…

Posted on March 12th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Well…When I was crazy with this game a few months back I was so into it I thought I can finish painting them all in 3 weeks.  As it turns out, and as things in real life caught up, I had just finished them all last week, ie, almost a year… hah…

Viticulture: Tuscany Expansion Preview

Posted on March 12th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Note: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game.
Last year we spent some time with the worker placement game Viticulture (review here), the first offering from publisher Stone…

Last Will: Getting Sacked Expansion Review

Posted on March 11th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

This review is for an expansion for Last Will. If you haven’t already, you can read the review for the base game here.
Of the games I reviewed in 2013, one of the more interesting ones was Last Will. The reason I found it so interesting to play was t…

Kickstarter of the Week: Let Them Eat Shrimp!

Posted on March 10th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

A few weeks ago we did a preview for the new family game Let Them Eat Shrimp! by Dr. Finn’s Games (Biblios, Gunrunners, Scripts & Scribes). Their Kickstarter campaign is now winding down and I thought it would be a good time to take one last …