Posts Tagged ‘BOARD GAMES’

Tash-Kalar new version and Everfrost expansion

Posted on September 29th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Steve

I like Tash-Kalar. It’s an interesting and unique abstract game that involves laying down tokens in patterns to release giant monsters into a gladiatorial battlefield. I really like Tash-Kalar buy apparently Z-Man Games doesn’t like me. Read more »

Mars Needs Mechanics From Nevermore Games

Posted on September 28th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Mars Needs Mechanics $40.00   London, 1873 – The Royal Academy of Space Exploration has announced its intention to launch a mission to Mars by year’s end. In its quest to claim, fully explore, and map the great red planet, the Academy is holding recruitment competitions for various positions on the crew. A position central [...]

Abyss From Asmodee in October

Posted on September 28th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Abyss $59.99   Internal unrest brews among the court of the Abyss. The warlike Crabs bring chaos against the wise mages of the Jellyfish while the merchant Shellfish wage trade wars against the insidious Squid politicians. Can you recruit the allies you need to master the lords of the Abyss? Venture to Abyss, where players [...]

Shadows of Brimstone: City of the Ancients From Flying Frog this October

Posted on September 28th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Shadows of Brimstone: City of the Ancients $99.95 Shadows of Brimstone: City of the Ancients is a fast-paced, fully cooperative, dungeon-crawl board game set in the Old West, with a heavy dose of unspeakable horror! Players create characters, taking on the role of a classic Western Hero Archetype, such as the Law Man, Gunslinger, or [...]

California Gold from Numbskull Games This October

Posted on September 26th, 2014 under , . Posted by

California Gold $49.99   California Gold is an historic simulation of orange grove production in which you represent a co-op for helping orange ranchers receive support and the best prices for their crops.   Play hinges around collecting cards that represent orange ranches distinguished by city environs and grouped by counties. Buildings – such as [...]

Samurai Spirit

Posted on September 24th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Samurai Spirit $30.00 Fight with courage, smartly assist your teammates, defend the poor villagers, turn into a savage beast, and wreak havoc on the enemy lines – all of this is up to you! Ultimately it would be your honor to choose to die in a ultimate sacrifice in order to save the village. All [...]

Box Breaking 138 Skulls And Shackles PACG

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Watch as Matt takes a serious look at the high seas of the Pathfinder Adventure card game.   Skulls and Shackles is a complet Card game that allows you to focus on high seas adventure.     If you are familiar with the PACG then you already know that this is a great game. Related [...]

Box Breaking 137 World War II Battle For Moscow 1941

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Watch as Matt Takes a look at the Battle For Moscow 1941 from Zvezda Games.   Battle for Moscow is a historical miniature game that is fast and easy to learn.       Stop back soon for the how to play videos.

Box Breaking 136 Love Letter from AEG

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Take a look at Love Letter from AEG.  This will probably be a short look there is only about 20 components and that includes the bag.   Love Letter won the best family game at Origins.   It’s an amazing Game Related articles Love Letter from AEG review

Foretold from Legion Supplies

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

FORETOLD: Rise of a God $50.00 SRP Foretold is a strategic free-for-all game based on Greek mythology and history, designed from the ground up for a great multiplayer experience! Prepare to build a unique temple, raise an army and form alliances – as you strive to become a deity of legend! Players take on the [...]

Box Breaking 132 Myth Wave 2 from Megacon Games

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

Hey Guys look at what I have.   I picked up my second wave of myth at Gen Con.  This game only gets better.   So far I’m very happy with everything I’ve received for Myth.     We will be starting our tutorials on Myth very soon.   Come back and check it out.

Box Breaking 126 Battle of Five Armies from Ares Games

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

Matt takes a look at the Battle of Five Armies from Ares Games.  He shares with you the board, the minis and the cards.  The Battle of Five Armies represents the final epic battle in the the Hobbit.       You can learn more at Ares Games.

Box Breaking 124 Tide of Iron from 1A Games

Posted on September 9th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Matt busts open the New Tide of Iron box set.  He takes a look at all of its contents.   Sharing with you the tiles, pieces, and rules.  This World War II game is a relatively fast paced for the complexity of rules you’ll discover.     Check back soon for our demonstration of a [...]

Rise of the Kage Demo from Gen Con 2014

Posted on September 9th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Rise of the Kage is  boardgame by GCT Studios Now on Kickstarter.  It has the ninjas break in to accomplish the mission. The game uses preplotted movement for the Ninja’s movement and a d6’s, with some simple twists.Watch as Teri plays Gordon in a short Demo.     Rise of the Kage is On Kickstarter [...]

Lotsa Wargaming Next Weekend

Posted on September 5th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

GuardCon weekend approaches on the 13th & 14th of September here in Auckland. ACG’s annual convention will kick off with a number of different systems at James Cook High Auditorium. It’ll have Warhammer Fantasy, Warhammer 40K doubles, Flames of War…

Box Breaking 118 Armada Invincible From Zvezda Games

Posted on September 1st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Armada Invincible is the grand adventure board game of the High Seas from Zvezda Games.   It is one of those boxes that’s full of conten     I haven’t played a high seas game since the WizKids game Pirates, which was a blast.  I’ve never played a highs seas game that is historical in [...]

Box Breaking 117 Sentinel Tactics from Greater Than Games

Posted on September 1st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Sentinel Tactics is the smashing Board game in a the super hero universe created by Greater Than Games.   Watch as Matt shares the contents of this box.     I find that Sentinels of the Multivese is quite entertaining so I really can’t wait to play Sentinel Tactics Related articles Greater Than Games Sentinel [...]

Nagash just another way to play the game : Superb!

Posted on September 1st, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Nagash rises and heralds in a whole new way to play the game as an option. It’s not really the end times its more fun times. All those doom and gloom posts on the internet jumped to conclusions again sigh. I had a look at it and I am incredibly interes…

Video Review: Tragedy Looper

Posted on August 30th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Words With Bob from Mayfair Games @ Gen Con 2014

Posted on August 29th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

I sat down with Bob from Mayfair Games At Gen Con 2014.   Here is what we chatted about: Cones of Dunshire – it’s a good story Catan championship for the US seat Release overview for the year – He likes Villainy Future releases into 2015 4 products Bob and Angus are in their 8th [...]

Words With Golem Arcana Gen Con 2014

Posted on August 28th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

At Gen Con I had the chance to visit with Hair Brained Schemes and chat about Golem Arcana.  Golem Arcana is the game where the table meets the device.         I can’t say enough good about this game.   It is the bridge where the hobby meets the gamer.

Tide of Iron Game Overview @ Gen Con 2014

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

In this video we get a first hand look at the combat system in Tides of Iron from 1A games at Gen Con.     Tide of Iron makes me think about Squad Leader, my first SSG ever.

Cross Hares Game Overview from Gen Con 2014

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

Chris walks us through the basic concepts of Cross Hares. (candy land on crack).  He explains what the different elements of the board are.  how combat works and events.   I look forward to many more good things from 1A games.

Words With Roberto Di Meglio From Ares Games @ Gen Con 2014

Posted on August 26th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Roberto briefly goes over the entire Ares Games line ,  Wings and Sails of Glory,  War of the rings, and  he shares with us a preview of Dino Race and the B-17′s for Wings of Glory.     I am certainly looking forward to Battle of Five Armies.   Thank you Roberto for taking the [...]

Box Breaking 117 Samurai Battles

Posted on August 26th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

In this Box Breaking Matt takes a look at the Samurai Battles game from Zvezda Games.   The box is full of product and I mean full.  It has a tremendous amount of mini’s inside.     Samurai Battles is actually 2 games in one.