Posts Tagged ‘board game’

Top 10 Most Anticipated Gen Con 2016 New Releases

Posted on July 21st, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

Top 10 Gen Con New ReleasesGen Con 2016 is almost here. This year promises to be even bigger than last year with an expanded dealer hall and pretty much every hotel in the city selling out. If you haven’t had a chance to wade through the deluge of new releases, you still have time to create your wish list. While […]

Remembering the Rumble!

Posted on July 9th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Olá Leitor! Você pode conferir a versão em português deste artigo clicando aqui.   Até logo!   +++   Hello Reader.   Preparations for the second Rumble in the Jungle event “Rumble in the Jungle II – The Mission” are well underway as me and my friends in the “Clube Cuiabano de Wargames and Boardgames” […]

Relembrando o Rumble!

Posted on July 9th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

    Hello Reader.   You can check the English version of this article clicking the link here.   Over and out.   +++   Salve Leitor!   Os preparativos para o “Rumble in the Jungle II – A Missão” continuam a todo vapor. Tanto eu, quanto os amigos do Clube Cuiabano de Wargames e […]

Histrio Review

Posted on July 5th, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

HistrioAccording to the dictionary, and by dictionary I mean my quick google search, Histrio is another word for “Actor”. To be honest, I thought it was a history buff or something. TIL… But after playing Histrio, a new game designed by Bruno Cathala (Five Tribes, Abyss) and Christian Martinez, the synonym makes sense. Published by Bombyx and […]

Legendary: Big Trouble in Little China Core Set

Posted on June 26th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Legendary: Big Trouble in Little China Core Set $49.99   Become Legendary with the mystical arts seen in the cult hit film – Big Trouble in Little China!   Players will work their way through the co-op game trying to defeat Lo Pan and the three storms! Play as Jack Burton, Gracie Law, Wang Chi […]

Words With Jason Hardy @ Origins 2016

Posted on June 21st, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I caught up with Jason Hardy at Origins 2016. Jason is the line editor for Shadowrun.  Jason brought me up to speed on his novel, a few others, all of the shadow titles, a push your luck SR dice game, and we talked about the tarot deck.  Oh did I mention Munge?  I think that’s […]

More Munchkin Apocalypse

Posted on June 15th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Relive the End of the World!   Doomsday has come to the Guest Artist series with Munchkin Apocalypse Guest Artist Edition and Munchkin Apocalypse 2 Guest Artist Edition, available exclusively at Barnes & Noble! Len Peralta is back, with a fresh take on the post-apocalyptic wasteland. In addition to new Door, Treasure, and Seal […]

V-Wars Review

Posted on June 14th, 2016 under , , , . Posted by

V-WarsEver since Bram Stoker brought us Dracula, the vampires were the undead of choice for many people. From the Blade movies and comics to the Twilight series, these blood suckers have been part of pop culture for a long time. While there is no question that the zombie has definitely replaced the vampire at the […]

Arcane Academy from IDW

Posted on June 11th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Arcane Academy $39.99 Challenge rival students to become the best in class in Arcane Academy, an innovative board game of tile linking wizardry for 2-4 players that pits young spellcasters against one another in a duel for honor and prestige.   Forge potent magic items and wield wickedly powerful elemental energies to outthink and outmaneuver […]

Box Breaking 187 Wreckage miniature 2 Player Box Set

Posted on June 10th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Check out the two player starter for Wreckage from Hyacinth Games.  Wreckage is a miniatures and a RPG game set in the post fall of humanity.  The world is not all that different from that of Mad Max. Thanks for watching.

Why the Frostgrave project stalled. I was sculpting a Cthulhu Wars monster…

Posted on June 10th, 2016 under , , , . Posted by

My post about my terrain build for Frostgrave dried up a bit, earlier this year. The main reason was that I landed a job to sculpt one of the monsters for the Cthulhu Wars expansion from Petersen Games.I haven’t been able to say much about it unti…

Flip Through Frostgrave from Osprey Games

Posted on June 8th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Frostgrave is one of the hottest games on the market, featuring a fast and furious combat system that children can understand.  Frostgrave was created by Joseph McCullough and published by Osprey Games. Frostgrave is a phenom.     Related articles Review of a Zombie Hunter’s Guide Play Thru Review: Odin’s Ravens From Osprey Publishing King […]

Slaughterball Review

Posted on June 7th, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

SlaughterballIn the realm of tabletop gaming, sports games have always been an under-appreciated genre. While we’ve had plenty of sports games offered to us, with varying degrees of success, they usually boil down into one of two categories. Either they are abstract representations (Blood Bowl: Team Manager), or complicated affairs that will push away all but […]

PAIZO ANNOUNCES THE STARFINDER ROLEPLAYING GAME

Posted on June 2nd, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

PAIZO ANNOUNCES THE STARFINDER ROLEPLAYING GAME New Full-Service Science Fantasy RPG Brings Pathfinder to the Far Future REDMOND, WA (May 31, 2016): Paizo Inc., publisher of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, is thrilled to confirm the development of the new Starfinder Roleplaying Game. The Starfinder Core Rulebook is slated for an August 2017 release. Set thousands […]

Summit Preview

Posted on June 2nd, 2016 under , , , . Posted by

Summit GameNote: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game. While climbing to the peak of a mountain sounds like an adventure of a lifetime, I’m not sure I would make it. Summit, however, feels like it takes some of those same decisions you might

Best Play Recommends: Galaxy Trucker

Posted on June 1st, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

TL;DR What: a rather silly romp through space in which everyone loses in some way Players: two to four truckers […]

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Ticket to Ride – Boardgame review.

Posted on May 29th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Olá Leitor.   Este artigo é a versão em inglês da resenha do jogo “Ticket to Ride”. Você pode conferir a versão em português aqui.   +++   “Daddy! Can we play the train game?”   Hello Reader.   Ever since I got deeper into the board gaming hobby (as if I needed any […]

Ticket to Ride – Resenha.

Posted on May 29th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Hello Reader.   This article is the Portuguese version of the “Ticket to Ride” review article. You can check the English version here.   +++   “Paiê! Vamos jogar o jogo do trem?”   Olá Leitor!   Desde que eu abracei o hobby dos jogos de tabuleiro (board games) com um pouco mais de […]

Shadowrun: Seattle Box Set

Posted on May 28th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Shadowrun: Seattle Box Set $59.99   The core setting of the Shadowrun role-playing game deserves a detailed treatment that gives both players and game masters tools to make using the setting easier and more fun. With geographic details, plot hooks, a large collection of player cards, an innovative modular map system that can easily generate […]

Top 10 Card Drafting Games

Posted on May 26th, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

Ever since I first got my hands on 7 Wonders, card drafting has been one of my absolute favorite mechanics in tabletop gaming. I love the sense of wonder and anticipation that I get each round when a new hand is passed to me. Will it have the card I ne…

Play Thru Review: Odin’s Ravens From Osprey Publishing

Posted on May 24th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Odin’s Ravens from Osprey Games is a race around the world.  It uses card to create an environment where outwitting your opponent may be the only way to win.  It takes seconds to learn and only minutes to play. Would you believe the simplicity of this game is pretty complicated?  Well, the tactics that can […]

Secret Hitler Preview

Posted on May 20th, 2016 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Secret HitlerNote: This preview uses early components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published version of the game. There has been a small influx in the last few years of games based on player social interaction. One Night Ultimate Werewolf, Two Rooms and a Boom, Good Cop, Bad Cop are some of the more

Escape From the Aliens in Outerspace Full Demo

Posted on May 19th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

My friends and I play Escape From the Aliens in Outerspace at Adepticon.  As you will see it is a blind movement bluffing game.  While I have only played it once, I believe it can turn into a very intense game where you might just out think yourself. Special thanks to Christian and Joe for […]

7 Dodgy Board Games You’ll Never Want to Play

Posted on May 18th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Like British TV programming from the 1970s, board games have something of an image problem. Unlike British TV programming from […]

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Empires At Sea Review

Posted on May 17th, 2016 under , , , . Posted by

Empires At SeaAs someone who has always enjoyed spending his summers doing a bit of sailing on Lake Michigan, I’ve naturally been drawn to games with a nautical theme. This goes doubly for games set during the “age of sail”, when those massive wooden sailing ships ruled the oceans. Recently, a new game called Empires at Sea made its