Posts Tagged ‘Epic Slant’

Game Review – Mr. Lister’s Quiz Shootout

Posted on May 19th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Have you ever wanted to add some more variety to your party game collection? We can all recall the tried and true group games that we’ve played way too many times throughout the years, but sometimes we need to add … Continue reading

Hoplomachus Origins: A Solitaire Perspective

Posted on May 12th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

The Lone Gamer Rides Again Welcome back! Today, I’m talking all things solitaire in Hoplomachus Origins. If you’ve followed my posts long enough, you may well be aware that I play many games by my lonesome. And, I’m always on the … Continue reading

Board Game Mechanic Review #5 – Player Elimination and Hidden Roles

Posted on April 21st, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

In my fourth posting regarding board game mechanics I outlined the various aspects for both Co-operative Play and Auction/Bidding. For the next installment of the board game mechanic series, I’ll be summarizing a brief overview of Player Elimination and Hidden … Continue reading

Granite Games Summit – Recap Part 2

Posted on April 14th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Thanks for joining in today as I wrap up my visit to the Granite Games Summit last weekend. If you missed Part 1, be sure to check it out Here. Next up: Scythe My next meaty excursion was with the … Continue reading

Granite Games Summit – Recap Part 1

Posted on April 13th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

I just came back from the Granite Games Summit this past weekend – a small, but growing, local convention that’s grown partly as a response to the vacuum left by the demise of the Unity Games a couple of years ago. I’ll … Continue reading

The Game that Time Forgot

Posted on March 31st, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Games of Yesteryear I have certain games that I am content to let be time capsules of a certain stage in my hobby, rather than constantly chasing down the newest iteration. And, there are others that have simply stopped receiving … Continue reading

Quick Takes: Preorders, Splurging on Games, and Making Time

Posted on March 23rd, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Preorder Problems To preorder, or not? This dilemma is currently coloring my hobby experience. And it goes beyond crowdfunding.  Although my relationship status with Kickstarter games has long been “its complicated,” recently, I’ve been having a broader crisis of will … Continue reading

Our Week in Gaming (Recap #3)

Posted on March 21st, 2017 under , , . Posted by

   Hello! This week’s Gaming Recap is from TJ (aka. the Political GAmer.) This time around we’ll get to hear about a hidden movement game as well as a very popular Legacy game. Fury of Dracula (3rd edition) I recently … Continue reading

The Magic of Playing in Person

Posted on March 10th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Books are very commonly the gift of choice. My rule for buying books has always been – books are good gifts if they are books I read and know are good. A book is an investment, and if I give … Continue reading

Your Week in Gaming #2

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Welcome back for Week #2 of our newest segment: Your Week in Gaming. In case you missed the introduction last week, this is a series of short blogs (by various members of our team) about the games that we played … Continue reading

Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle Review

Posted on February 24th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The deck-building genre is overgrown with entries from nearly every theme imaginable—superheroes, space battles, medieval intrigue, futuristic societal markets, and other high fantasy games have all made it out onto store shelves. What could possibly stand out amid a sea … Continue reading