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.
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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.
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.
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 [...]
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.
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 –…
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.
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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…
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 …
Only one week left and I’m really working my rear end off to be ready for the show. Today I’m including an announcement from Ares Games. It’s below. Ares Games pre-releases The Battle of Five Armies at Gen Con Indy 2014 The game publisher will also present the upcoming family game Dino Race and [...]
Only 8 days left, are you excited yet? Well yesterday we discussed a Dropzone Commander. A game that when it came on the scene it hit the ground running and hasn’t stopped since. Today I’d like to talk about Golem Arcana from Hairbrained Schemes. Hairbrained Schemes is a small group of passionate game developers [...]
Some superbly painted 40K from local gamers. Our hobby scene is getting some very hot talent on the painting front.David’s Mars Pattern Reaver titan Pascal and Anthony’s armies duel. Franciscus battering some poor Ultramarines.Dont Forget tha…
Guardians’ Chronicles $69.99 SRP Guardians Chronicles is a superhero-themed miniatures game in which you play as one of the members of the Liberty Patrol or as the group’s archnemesis, Professor Skarov. To set up, the Skarov player arranges the nine double-sided game board tiles into a 3×3 grid, with his control room [...]
King of New York $49.99 SRP There’s always something happening in the city that never sleeps. Maybe it’s the lights, maybe it’s the energy, or maybe it’s the giant monsters trying to demolish the place! King of New York is a standalone game from designer Richard Garfield that keeps the core ideas of [...]
Firefly: Blue Sun Expansion $39.99 SRP Firefly: The Game - Blue Sun brings a whole new level of danger, adventure, and exploration to the ‘Verse. Leave familiar space lanes behind and strike out for the Rim! New challenges and rewards await captains enterprising and daring enough to brave the frontier. [...]
Imperial Settlers $55.99SRP Settlers from four major powers of the world have discovered new lands, with new resources and opportunities. Romans, Barbarians, Egyptians and Japanese all at once move there to expand the boundaries of their empires. They build new buildings to strengthen their economy, they found mines and fields to gather resources, and [...]
IEL51179 Night of the Grand Octopus $39.99 SRP Long ago, the Grand Octopus, one filled with cosmically divine powers, reigned over the entire world – until an unfortunate combination of circumstances imprisoned it at the bottom of the ocean. Idle under miles of water, it fell asleep dreaming of the day when its [...]
Sentinel Tactics: The Flame of Freedom Preorder now available this September. $39.95 SRP Sentinel Tactics puts you in control of one of the many super-powered characters from Sentinel Comics. Whether playing in tournament-style skirmishes or playing through the storyline of The Flame of Freedom in the included scenario comic book, each player controls one [...]