Posts Tagged ‘board game’

Xia: Legends of the Drift System Review

Posted on November 24th, 2015 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Xia: Legends of the Drift SystemAs both an avid video gamer and tabletop gamer, I don’t often see too much overlap from the video game genre on my tabletop. Sure, they’ve made games based on video game licenses, but I’m talking about styles of game play. One genre in particular that I would like to see more of is the open world, or

Flaming Dice Reviews – 7 Wonders: Duel Giveaway

Posted on November 22nd, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

7 Wonders: DuelThe good folks over at Flaming Dice Reviews are giving away a copy of the board game, 7 Wonders: Duel. You may enter this contest from this page: From BGG “In many ways 7 Wonders: Duel resembles its parent game 7 Wonders as over three ages players acquire cards that provide resources or advance their military… Read More


Posted on November 21st, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

BESTIARY 5 BRINGS HUNDREDS OF NEW MONSTERS TO THE PATHFINDER ROLEPLAYING GAME, IN STORES NOW REDMOND, WA (November 18, 2015): Paizo Inc., publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, announces today the release of Bestiary 5, the fifth hardcover volume of monsters for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. From the death-dealing grim reaper, menacing […]

Dystopian Wars Releases in December

Posted on November 21st, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

DWKB50 Kingdom of Britannia Windsor Mobile Fortification Built to mimic a Norman castle, the Windsor is one of the more ambitious weapons of war ever created by the Kingdom of Britannia. Less of a robot and more of a mobile gun platform, it is truly devastating in battle as it walks to victory! This behemoth […]

Mysterium & Miniature Market $25 Gift Certificate Winner

Posted on November 19th, 2015 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

MysteriumThe winner of the Mysterium and Miniature Market Gift Certificate Giveaway is Malcolm Elliott! Congrats Malcolm! A big thank you goes out to Miniature Market for making this giveaway possible; without the awesomeness of my sponsors I wouldn’t be able to do a lot of these amazing giveaways, so feel free to send them your appreciation by giving them… Read More

Board Game Gift Guide 2015

Posted on November 19th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Board Game Gift GuideWelcome to the 2015 Board Game Gift Guide. Every year we put together this handy little guide to help you choose the right tabletop game for that special person in your life. Everyone knows that board games and card games make the best gifts. It’s a scientifically proven fact (ok, maybe not actually proven). But unless – New York 1901 Giveaway

Posted on November 18th, 2015 under , , , , , , . Posted by

New York 1901The good folks over at and Blue Orange Games is giving away a copy of the board game, New York 1901. You may enter this contest from this page: From BGG “Relive the dawn of modern New York City, the historic years that made it what it is today. Build bigger and higher skyscrapers on… Read More

WWE Superstar Showdown Review

Posted on November 17th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

WWE Superstar ShowdownThere is no sport that better demonstrates the triumph of man over adversity than professional wrestling…Ok, maybe not. Love it or hate it, there is no denying the popularity of WWE Wrestling. From the late Randy “Macho Man” Savage to John Cena, the WWE has been a juggernaut on TV for decades. And while it remains a

We the Meeple $25 Gift Certificate Winner

Posted on November 7th, 2015 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

slider-wethemeepleGood day! I am pleased to bring you the results of another awesome giveaway! The winner of the We the Meeple $25 Gift Certificate is Riccardo Previdi! Congratulations Riccardo! A big thanks goes out to We the Meeple for generously sponsoring this giveaway and to for making it happen! December is approaching and we… Read More

Ultimate Werewolf Deluxe Edition Winner

Posted on November 6th, 2015 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Ultimate Werewolf Deluxe EditionWe have a winner! First and foremost I want to thank all of you who entered in this contest, don’t grow weary in not winning. Good things come to those who wait… and continue to enter these contests. 😉 I am pleased to announce, the winner of Ultimate Werewolf Deluxe Edition is Ronald Oliver! Congratulations Ronald!… Read More – Snow Tails Giveaway

Posted on November 4th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

Snow TailsThe good folks over at and Renegade Game Studios is giving away a copy of the board game, Snow Tails. This is not a separate giveaway and is not associated with For all questions or feedback please contact You may enter this contest from this page: a Rafflecopter giveaway This contest ends… Read More

Mysterium & $25 Gift Certificate to Miniature Market Giveaway

Posted on November 4th, 2015 under , , , , , , . Posted by

mysteriumHello everybody and welcome, do I have a treat for you; I am pleased to present onto you a bundle giveaway for the board game, Mysterium by Asmodee and a Miniature Market $25 Gift Certificate. Be sure to send your appreciation and thanks to Miniature Market for their generosity in making the giveaway possible. This contest… Read More $25 Gift Certificate Giveaway

Posted on November 4th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

Coolstuffinc.comGreetings and salutations! I am pleased to present unto you yet another $25 Gift Certificate Giveaway! A big thanks goes out to for sponsoring this giveaway and to for making it happen. The news of this giveaway came to me at just the right moment as I’ve been restricted to a liquid… Read More

Eldritch Horror Winner

Posted on November 2nd, 2015 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Eldritch Horror Giveaway WinnerThank you everyone for making the Eldritch Horror Giveaway the most successful giveaway to date. What a turn out! I’m grateful to be able to run these contests I am still having a blast, if all goes well and according to plan there is more and bigger things lined up for the future, so keep your… Read More

Android: Netrunner Giveaway

Posted on October 31st, 2015 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Android: NetrunnerRunning until November 30th, 2015 is the Android: NetrunnerGiveaway sponsored by Deck60 Online and The winner of this contest will receive one free copy of the board game, yep, you guessed it, Android: Netrunnerby Fantasy Flight Games; what better price is there than free?   Since the day of this posting is the 31st… Read More

Pandemic: Legacy Review

Posted on October 27th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Pandemic: Legacy

Note: This is a spoiler free review of Pandemic: Legacy. Any information discussed here is found in the rulebook or pages loose in the box when opened. When it comes to original board games on the market today, you’d be hard pressed to find an experience more unique than a Legacy game. Published in 2011, Risk:

Secret Directive Kickstarter Preview

Posted on October 27th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Have you ever wanted to be a spymaster? Sending spys to other countries to collect intel, subvert enemy spies and probably die? Then you can send them to death rehab and do it all over again. That’s how it works right? Secret Directive is a sort of “take-that” style deck building, economic, worker placement… thing […]

Top 10 Games to Lose Your Friends

Posted on October 22nd, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Top 10 Games to Lose Your Friends

One of the reasons I enjoy the board game hobby so much is its social nature. It allows me to spend time with a group of old or new friends, have some laughs and some fun along the way. In my regular game group, we can play games that can be qualified as “competitive.” Some games we

Cyberpunk Future

Posted on October 21st, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

android: netrunner  Just arrived today is the game that will be kicking off the set of November’s board game giveaways. Prepare yourself to take part in the dystopian, cyberpunk future of Android, for I present onto you, Android: Netrunner, a two player Living Card Game™ by Fantasy Flight Games. This game is brought to you by… Read More

Machina Arcana Review

Posted on October 20th, 2015 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Machina Arcana

As I previously mentioned in my review of Rise of Cthulhu, I love the Cthulhu Mythos. So, when I was offered the chance to review Machina Arcana, a co-op board game that mixes steampunk & my favorite Lovecraftian nightmares, I jumped at the chance. Now, that being said, I have to be honest and admit that

Mistfall Giveaway

Posted on October 15th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Last week we reviewed a brand new, cooperative adventure card game called Mistfall. You can read the full review here, but once you get your head around how to play, it rewards you with some deep and entertaining game play. Mistfall should be hitting s…

And Believe me I am Still Alive!

Posted on October 14th, 2015 under , . Posted by

Hello there dear readers! As things are wont to do my posting schedule and planned articles went out the window and I really haven’t had the energy to write like a good little blogger. It’s partly because of the proto-gamer of course, but also my enthusiasm for writing about new Infinity releases has lessened and meaning to keep to that schedule has meant that I haven’t posted about other

Discoveries Review

Posted on October 13th, 2015 under , , , , , , . Posted by


In 1803, then President Jefferson bought 828,000 square miles of prime North American real estate from France’s garage sale for the bargain bin price of about 3 cents an acre. While that price is a tad higher when adjusted for inflation, you really can’t find much fault in his haggling skills. Regardless, in the days before

Morocco Preview

Posted on October 8th, 2015 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 jumped on the chance to preview Morocco when I saw it was a game created by the design team of Matt Riddle and Ben Pinchback….

Honesty will get you nowhere…

Posted on October 5th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I consider myself pretty happy to play pretty much any game that comes my way. Sometimes, I may not be as excited about a particular game because its artwork or premise aren’t ‘exciting’ or whatnot, but all in all, I … Continue reading