Posts Tagged ‘board game’

Creative Clash at Gen Con

Posted on July 29th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Hello! We’re the makers of Creative Clash.  We’d like to personally invite you to visit us at booth #2721 at Gen Con 2015!  We’ll be doing demos of our game and talking about what we have coming up next. Creative Clash is a fast-paced card game that moves players through the ins, outs, and pitfalls of the […]

Designer Interview – Trivatch Games {Part 2}

Posted on July 28th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Thanks for joining us for Part 2 of my interview with David Vatcher of Trivatch Games. If you missed the first half of our discussion, where we learn a little about: the guys behind Legends of Rakasa, all of the … Continue reading

Designer Interview – Trivatch Games {Part 1}

Posted on July 28th, 2015 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Today, I’m speaking with David Vatcher of Trivatch Games about his company and their upcoming Hunting & Crafting game “Legends of Rakasa: Fordra” Hi David, thanks for talking with me today. Before we get into the game itself, can you … Continue reading

Simple Chocolate Cherry Protein Energy Bar

Posted on July 26th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

As part of Con survival week I’ve decided to share with you one of my favorite recipes for an energy/protein bar.  This Chocolate Cherry bare is simple to make and is far healthy for you than thos things you would by at your gas station. It has a balance of protein, carbs, and fat that […]

Gen Con Countdown T-3 Who Ya Gonna Call?

Posted on July 26th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Ghostbusters by Cryptozoic   Not too long ago Cryptozoic did ran insane kickstarter to fund this game.  You can get a good look at Ghostbusters on Kickstarter.       I love the look to this game.  But I have to admit I wouldn’t have found it if it wasn’t Ghostbusters.  This is the only […]

Top Ten 2015 Gen Con New Releases I’m Looking Forward To

Posted on July 23rd, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

Next week about 50,000 gamers will converge in downtown Indianapolis. Gen Con is the largest tabletop gaming convention in the United States, and arguably the largest in the world. There will be hundreds of new games being demoed in the exhibit hall and many of them will be available for purchase for the first time at

The Undercity: Iron Kingdoms Adventure Board Game

Posted on July 23rd, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The Undercity: Iron Kingdoms Adventure Board Game $94.99   Evil lurks beneath the city of Corvis. Burdened by the growing tide of corruption, the desperate and undermanned City Watch turns to a mercenary company for help investigating a rash of smuggling activity and strange disappearances. But beneath the soot-filled streets of the metropolis a sinister […]

Police Precinct Review

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

I have an absolutely unabashed love for television police procedurals going all the way back to my youth. From reruns of CHiPs and Dragnet, to Homicide: Life on the Street and the omnipresent-on-cable Law and Order franchise, they’ve always provided me a view (albeit not always an accurate one) into the world of law enforcement.

The Big Book of Madness From Iello

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

The Big Book of Madness $39.99   Your first year at the Elemental College has been disappointing. They taught you to light a flickering flame at the tip of your finger, but you’ve spent much more time reading books than learning powerful spells as future great wizards like you should.   So when you heard […]

The Witcher Adventure Game iOS Review

Posted on July 16th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

At Gen Con 2014, Fantasy Flight Games (FFG) showed off their upcoming board game The Witcher Adventure Game, based on the books and video games of the same name. Shortly thereafter, the board game made its way to our gaming tables. Overall it seems lik…

My Five Current Favorites, Part 5 Samurai

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

Dear Reader, So, I’m sure you’ve all be eagerly waiting the end of this series, and here it is.  Today, we’ll look at the final of my five current favorites, one of Reiner Knizia’s offerings, Samurai.  We’ve already covered Boss … Continue reading

Kickstarters of the Week: 7/13

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

As we dive deeper into the month of July, we are happy to give you four new Kickstarter campaigns to check out. A light week compared to some of the recent heavy week’s we’ve had, but still some interesting games for you to get your fix. Enjoy! Argonauts Co-op game,1-4 players. Join Jason and the

Catan: Traveler—Compact Edition™

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

Catan: Traveler—Compact Edition™ $45.00 Whether you’re on the train, in the ski lodge or picnicking in the woods: This compact edition lets you take CATAN everywhere! The space-saving box unfolds to reveal the variable board. Roads, settlements and cities are safe in their locking drawers. Cards are held securely in holder trays. Even the dice, […]

Kickstarters of the Week: 7/6

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

Welcome to our first group of Kickstarters of the Week for July. I hope your wallet survived the onslaught of Kickstarters we presented to you last week. This week is definitely a bit tamer in comparison. Even still, I think we got a solid grouping for…

Dawn of the Zeds 3rd Edition Preview

Posted on July 2nd, 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. Before playing Dawn of the Zeds: Third Edition, I pretty much avowed myself away from having any interest in playing or owning …

How Board Games Can Help Your Career

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

Professional and educational training can be mind-numbingly dull. Any young professional or college student has hours upon hours of power point slides, monotone lectures, and stale articles in their future. Want some good news? You don’t always need to torture yourself with the dull “traditional” learning tactics adopted by schools and businesses all across the

A Status Report

Posted on June 30th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Eek! The new releases for Infinity are already revealed and I haven’t written anything since the last news post. Better put something together so it looks better… kind of. Well, still being a bit busy and not being very good at blogging. However, I’m doing whatever hobby related things I have time for and I thought I’d tell you about what I have been doing and what I’m planning on doing.

Let’s

Kickstarters of the Week: 6/26

Posted on June 29th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

Welcome to what is easily our biggest grouping of Kickstarters of the Week ever. This week we have nine different campaigns for you to check out. We have had a few light weeks lately, so this must be making up for it. I need to get these publishers to …

Top 10 Required Board Game Expansions

Posted on June 25th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Let’s talk about board game expansions. We all have games we love. Games that we play over and over again. No matter how much you love a game, if you play it enough, it will probably start to stale a little for you, even if just a little bit. Enter the game expansion. These are

Box Breaking 162 Yashima from Greenbrier Games

Posted on June 25th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In this video Matt Takes a look at Yashima from Green Brier Games.  Yashima is a miniature game set in the far east that uses a tile setting system for terrain.  Oh did I mention there are no dice? It was recently kickstarted and is now ready to go!

MegaCon Games supports Gen Con 2015 Painting Competition

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

For the first time, MegaCon Games is supporting the GenCon Indy Painting Competition by offering $1000 in cash and prizes through its manufacturer awards. Winners will be chosen from the MERCS, Myth or other MegaCon Games miniatures entered in the overall GenCon painting competition categories. The best pieces will receive 1st, 2nd and 3rd place […]

Argent: The Consortium Review

Posted on June 23rd, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

As I previously mentioned in my review of Deadwood, I love worker placement games. As I also stated in my Deadwood review, I hate when people take my action in a worker placement game. I understand that the point of a worker placement game often includes action denial. I just do not like it when it happens

Kickstarters of the Week: 6/22

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

Welcome to this weeks Kickstarters of the Week. Another light week, but we can all bask in the joy that Gen Con is just a little over a month away. In fact, to prepare you for this onslaught of new game releases, we’ve our Gen Con New Game Releases article. Keep an eye on it as

Gen Con 2015 New Releases

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

Gen Con 2015 is just around the corner. It’s actually coming a few weeks early this year and we’ll be able to celebrate the “Best 4 Days in Gaming” at the end of July. For those of you that are regular attenders, you know that Gen Con is only rivaled by the annual Essen Speil

Apotheca: The Secret Potion Society Preview

Posted on June 18th, 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. As a college chemistry major, it should be no surprise that I find my gaming predilections lean towards any theme having to do …