Posts Tagged ‘BOARD GAMES’

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.

Alien Frontiers Demo from Gen Con 2014

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

I had the chance to grab a demo of Aline Frontiers from Gen Con 2014.   A game that I have wanted to look at for a long time.     I have to admit from articles I read about Alien Frontiers I expected it to have a much larger learning curve.  I found the [...]

Game Plan 2014 – Fall/Winter

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

It’s feeling like summer is drawing to an end already. Says are getting shorter… evenings cooler… and so my thoughts turn to what I’m going to be doing for the rest of the year. There has been a lot of other planning at my place lately –…

Words with Ben Loomes of Syrinscape Sound at Gen con 2014

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

Matt had the  chance to speak Ben Loomes from Syrenscape.  Ben is the creator of this unique piece of audio software that will liven every game table.     Ben has a great plan for this product, that I believe, will ensure it is around for a long time.

Yashima is Green Brier Games Next Kickstarter

Posted on August 21st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

One of the highlights of my Gen Con Experience was stopping by the GreenBrier Games booth and learning about Yashima.   The first part of this experience was meeting with Tony, the game developer.  We did an interview where he discusses the basic mechanics of the game   I fell in love with that description. [...]

Words With Sean Brown at Gen Con 2014

Posted on August 21st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

At Gen Con 2014 I had the chance to sit down with Sean Brown and chat about Spurs and Alien Uprising.  Spurs is a do it all kind of Western game.  While Alien Uprising is all about crashing on the wrong planet.  This interview was a lot of fun, a lot of wierd things happen [...]

Words With Chris Badell from Greater Than Games from Gen Con 2014

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

At Gen Con 2014 I had the chance to speak with Chris Badell from Greater Than Games about everything over the last two years.  We briefly discuss the Sentinels of the Multiverse expansions, Galactic Strike Force, and Sentinels of the Universe.     GTG has some great plans for Sentinel Tactics.  You can learn more [...]

Box Breaking 109 Templar from Queen Games

Posted on August 11th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In this Box Breaking Matt takes a look at Templar from Queen Games.  Templar is a board game that focuses on hiding treasure from the king.     My first box breaking on a Queen Games Product – how awesome!  I hope to have a written review up shortly after I return from Gen Con [...]

Video Review: Battlestar Galactica

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

Warband Review

Posted on August 7th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Steve

The armies of darkness are gathering and you and all the other fantasy races have to put aside your petty differences to face a common foe. Unfortunately old habits die hard and even though you are united to fight off the armies of the enemy you’re g…

Super Dungeon Explore Fig.4: Royal Paladin

Posted on August 7th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Completion of the Royal Paladin brings the number of Super Dungeon Explore miniatures I have painted to four which means I am close to the half way point as there are nine heroes in this board game. The Paladin was painted close to its original colour …