We close out the May Kickstarters of the Week with a bit of a light week. Perhaps some of the publishers are trying to wind things down before the Origins game fair gets into high gear next week. Either way, we think we’ve found 3 good games for you to check out, so enjoy! Warquest
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After an incredibly successful convention in our new venue, AdeptiCon will return to the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center March 31st through April 3rd, 2016! AdeptiCon 2015 saw several changes, the most obvious being the move to a new venue. The Renaissance Schaumburg, with all its additional space and amenities, proved to be the upgrade […]
From Blue Orange Games Blue Orange Games Expands Catalog to Include New Europe Collection at Origins 2015 SAN FRANCISCO, CA—May 15, 2015— Blue Orange Games, leading publisher of tabletop games for children and families, announces their new line of European designer games: the Blue Orange Europe Collection available to consumers for purchase for the first […]
Alright, so you’re anxiously waiting for Planetary Resources to go public so you can by stock and you’re wondering when Deep Space Industries are going to jump on the social media bandwagon so you can get more of an asteroid mining fix. Yepp, been there done that. Doing that!
So of course, even though I wanted to avoid posting about Kickstarters for a bit, I simply can’t resist telling you
The nominees were announced, the votes were cast, and the winners have been chosen. We are proud to present to you the winners of our 2014 Board Game Awards. Each member of our editorial staff has cast their vote along with a vote from our readers. Tha…
I love logic puzzles, especially ones that use a deduction grid (matrix?). In fact, almost a decade ago I bought a logic puzzle book on my honeymoon in the Caribbean. I’ve brought that little book to every beach vacation since then and it’s definitely showing some wear. But there is nothing like sitting on the beach in
Since its release, Imperial Settlers (reviewed here) has found its way to our gaming table more times than I can count. It has definitely been one of our favorite games to come out in 2014. Since early after its release, fans have been clamoring for a new faction for Imperial Settlers. Today, Portal Games finally released some
Ninja Dice is a press your luck dice game by Greenbrier Games. In ninja dice one player will represent the House by rolling house dice. One player will become the “active” ninja. All other players will roll threat dice in an attempt to thwart the “active” ninja. It is a great little game that fits […]
Fire & Axe: A Viking Saga $79.99 Power and Glory – or Untold Sorrow: Which Shall Be Your Destiny? Glory and blood are at stake in this lauded and highly sought-after grail game. Fire and Axe is a strategy game full of raiding, trading and ultimate control, which can live on reputation alone. […]
It’s that time a year again (ok, so we are a tad late this year). It’s our Second Annual BGQ Board Game Awards. There are many great games released every year and we like to spend a bit of time honoring those outstanding titles. Over the past few months, our editorial staff has gone through
Note: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game. While in school, I found that I loved one particular part of chemistry class. I wasn’t enamored with learning about atomic weights, acid & bases, or the periodic table. I enjoyed we were able to
I will admit that of all the themes that I have seen in board games, I invariably end up getting drawn back to the space exploration/sci-fi ones. It’s either because I really love the genre, or because I still secretly wish that an alien ship would come pick me up and induct me into their […]
In this Box Breaking Matt looks at Dragon’s Gold from IDW. Dragon’s Gold is a card game for 3 to 6 players. The tag line for this semi-cooperative game is “Hunt together, win alone” Music and Sound by Syrinscape.
I feel pretty good about the selection of offerings this week. You know, some weeks we do ok and have a good mix, others… not so much. Anyways, I’m actually backing a couple of these projects myself (no, I can’t afford to back every one of our Kickstarters of the Week). I’ll leave it to […]
Last Night on Earth Zombies
We list out our Top 10 Dice Games. Dice have been a staple of board games for centuries and we present to you our top ten dice rolling games. There were a lot of options to choose from, but we feel like we landed on the best of the group.
“In his house at R’lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming” ― H.P. Lovecraft, The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories As a gamer today, you can’t throw a rock in a game store without hitting a title with a Cthulhu theme (Note: do not throw rocks in your FLGS). I’d wager only games about zombies and […]
Abstract games are not a segment of the gaming world that I wait for in eager anticipation. My gaming groups tend to want to play more thematic games and I don’t get them to the table that often. Even though most abstract games are simplistic with their components, they can offer some very unique looking […]
Upper Deck Announces New Bring Out Yer Dead™ Board Game Original new board game from Upper Deck introduces new Euro-style game mechanics with French Tarot-sized cards! Carlsbad, Ca. (April 6, 2015) – Upper Deck has announced plans to release Bring Out Yer Dead, a new and original game of morbid family fun. Bring […]
LONE WOLF DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES NEW PATHFINDER ADVENTURE PATH PACKAGE FOR HERO LAB First Release, Hero Lab: Rise of the Runelords Anniversary Edition, Now Available for Pre-Order SAN JOSE, CA (April 8, 2015): Lone Wolf Development, creator of the award-winning tabletop game accessory Hero Lab, announces today the development of new Pathfinder Adventure Path packages for […]
Viceroy $32.95 SRP Viceroy is a board game of bidding and resource management set in the fantasy universe of the famous Russian CCG Berserk. As the players struggle for control over the world of Laar, they recruit a variety of allies and enact various laws. These cards allow players to develop their state’s military […]