Captain’s Log, Stardate 7201.3. This is Lieutenant Commander Leonard McCoy filling in for Captain Kirk and First Officer Spock. Both have gone missing together with 12 other crew members of the USS Enterprise during a seemingly harmless trip to a Minshara-class planet the locals call Dukkha. For now, all contact with the crew members on shore leave on the planet have been lost.
Leonard H. "
At this weekend’s International Spieltage (or Essen as most people call it) Wizards of The Coast officially announced the Magic: The Gathering Strategy Board Game.Read more »
What with Halloween around the corner, the Walking Dead Season 5 in full swing and the presence of so many wonderfully painted undead on show in the blogosphere during Zombtober 2014, it was inevitable that I would be bitten by the zombie bug. So I dec…
In this Box Breaking Matt gets to take a look at the Third wave from Myth from Megacon Games. I believe this is everything – except for the bag of heroes I dropped on the floor and found today. I managed to prime everything today so maybe you’ll get to see some painted [...]
Auckland City Guard is my regular club I attend most Sundays. It’s a friendly club which supports all types of Tabletop wargaming to casual Board games starting at 1pm and going to 5pm. Great mix of people from all ages. We get a good turnout from a re…
The Mystery of the Templars $65.00 But when our sword becomes bright in our hands, the Word will be as thunder! Then we will attack once, and be not silent until the enemy’s surrender is heard! In The Mystery of the Templars, you will explore the history of the Puaperes commilitones Christi templique (the “poor [...]
Between the time when the oceans drank Atlantis and the rise of the sons of Aryas, there was an age undreamed of. And unto this, Conan, destined to wear the jeweled crown of Aquilonia upon a troubled brow. It is I, his chronicler, who alone can tell …
Dungeon Venture $49.90 You stand before Velkan the White, the world’s most powerful Archmage. “Welcome, heroes” he says. “You have been chosen to defend the weak and to battle the darkness. You now serve the forces of the Light!” Dungeon Venture for short, is a fast, simple game of dungeon adventuring, where brave heroes undergo [...]
Cyclades: Titans Expansion $59.99 In the Cyclades archipelago, tension has reached a boiling point. The conflict is now focused mainly on two large neighboring islands. With the help of the Gods, there are now 6 great cities of ancient Greece fighting for supremacy. Now, more than ever, the war is raging. And on top of [...]
XCOM: The Board Game $59.95 Paris has fallen. New York is a pile of rubble spilling into the Atlantic. Alien attacks against Nanjing and Changzhou prompt widespread panic throughout the streets of Shanghai. Defense satellites detect UFOs in orbit over Mexico, Russia, and Brazil. Military responses have proven ineffectual. Fear and anxiety lead to widespread [...]
In September I set out two “challenges” for myself. One was to Draw More – a page a day in my sketch book. The other was to Play More Games With the Kids – at least one every day for the month.The Sketchbook Challenge went pretty good. I think there we…
Games at a Youth Festival Today has been an exhausting day. A bunch of us from the club were at a local youth festival that they run annually (for 21 years now and...
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So it’s been a while since my last post, but I just wanted to put up my tournament for the local X wing bash tomorrow. 12 players, 100 points and […]
The Italian game publisher will relaunch the game by publishing an expansion, “Adventures in Hyboria”, to be launched on Kickstarter next month September 2014 – Ares Games is proud to announce that a deal has been signed with Conan Properties International LLC to re-launch and expand the “Age of Conan” Strategy Board game. “Conan is [...]
Descent 2nd Edition: Journeys in the Dark: Guardians of Deephall Hero & Monster Collection $34.95 Leap to the defense of Deephall or ensure the city’s destruction in the Guardians of Deephall Hero and Monster Collection! In this Hero and Monster Collection for Descent: Journeys in the Dark Second Edition, players find thirteen plastic figures, previously [...]
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 $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 $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 $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 $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 $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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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: 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 [...]