Posts Tagged ‘Strategy’

Getting started with Malifaux (go easy on the noob)

Posted on January 22nd, 2016 under , , , , , . Posted by

With our first game in about 48 hours, I am really excited to start playing some Malifaux. Kas and I will be playing a 30ss game. He is bringing his Gremlins, I am bringing my Ressers. I decided to start…

«Cthulhu Wars» review

Posted on January 17th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Cthulhu Wars – is a strategy board game published by «Green Eye Games» where players have an opportunity to become the alien race and god taken from the Cthulhu mythos created by H. P. Lovecraft. This game is quite large and includes 64 miniatures of cultists, monsters, aliens and Great Old Ones that differs in […]

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«7 Wonders: Duel» review

Posted on January 9th, 2016 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

7 Wonders: Duel was published in 2015 by Repos Production and Asmodee. The game was designed by Antoine Bauza and Bruno Cathala. Illustrations were done by Miguel Coimbra. Worldwide and US release date: October 2015. Before the release date, the game was available for pre-order at various online stores. It became available at retailers in […]

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«The Voyages of Marco Polo» review

Posted on January 5th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The Voayges of Marco Polo was published in 2015 by Hans im Glück and Zman Games. The game was designed by Simone Luciani and Daniele Taschini. Illustrations were made by Dennis Lohausen. Game Components 1 Start Player Marker (Hourglass) 1 Game Board 6 Small Town Bonus Tiles 4 Player Boards 10 Character Tiles 10 Large […]

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«Orleans» review

Posted on December 21st, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Orleans was published in 2014 by dlp games. The game was designed by Reiner Stockhausen and illustrated by Klemens Franz, famous for his illustrations in such games as Agricola and Le Havre. In 2015, a fundraising campaign was run on Kickstarter to release the Deluxe Edition of Orleans. Game Components 1 rulebook 4 Player Boards […]

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«Jamaica» review

Posted on December 15th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Jamaica, year 1675. Captain Henry Morgan becomes the Governor of Jamaica with order to take out the Caribbean pirates and buccaneers! Though, he hires all of his former crew to join him in his quest to enjoy the fruits of the piracy without being punished! Jamaica was published in 2007 by Asmodee and designed by […]

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Resistor Demo from Gen Con 2015

Posted on August 8th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

Resistor is the new card game from Level 99.  Two players compete to hack the other computer system before they get to launch nukes As you can see it is a game that requires some thinking.

Lengel’s Crossroads GT Experience: Take 3

Posted on April 13th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

It’s been two weeks now since the crew returned from the Crossroads Spring Break GT. We all had an awesome time, drank a bunch of beers, rolled some dice, dislocated some knees, and even took home both the first place Player’s Choice…

Rob’s Dirty Skaven ETC List v2.0 – Stormfiends

Posted on January 27th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

This list includes 2 units of 3 Stormfiends. It will only be legal if the Stormfiends don’t cost more than 4 comp points total: Grey Seer Lvl 4, Dispell Scroll, 5++ Plague Priest on Furnace, 5++, Scroll of Shielding, Flail Chieftain BSB, Shield,…

Rob’s Dirty Skaven ETC List v1.0

Posted on January 21st, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

So in case I decide not to take Empire to ETC, I’ve been working on a Skaven ETC list. I played a version of this list once and had decent success. I’m not going to the usual route of 3…

Kasual’s Kouncil ETC List V.1.0

Posted on January 20th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

In no way is this an original list, but you may have heard me say or read an article about the Empire army I’ve been toying with for…way too long. It was always about the Death’s Heads halbardiers I’ve been…

Empire ETC List v2.0

Posted on January 18th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

After some deliberation and some play testing, I have decided that Karl Franz is not worth his points. Ld 10 with 18″ inspiring presence and the D3 wound Runefang is great, but he still dies easily in combat. Here is…

All FAQs in one .pdf!

Posted on January 16th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

We’re gonna be like three little Fonzies here. And what’s Fonzie like? Come on Yolanda what’s Fonzie like? Head over to our “Cool” stuff section to download.

Dwarf ETC List v1.0

Posted on January 16th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hey all! Still undecided about ETC and which army to take. Was playing around with a list after discussing with Buehner. Here is what I came up with: Runesmith, Spelleater x 2, Rune of Furnace, Rune of Stone Runesmith, Spelleater…

Rob’s Bullet Points #01

Posted on January 14th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Hey all! I’m going to start a new series where I give my daily (or semi-daily, weekly, random-timed) thoughts about all aspects of the game and hobby. These are mostly ramblings. We’ll laugh, we’ll cry, I’ll offend some people. It’s…

Help Me With My ETC List!!

Posted on January 13th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Hey guys! With Crossroads Spring Break GT using ETC comp this year, I’m debating what I want to use. My VC scream list is out, Dwarves are a possibility but not really assembled, WoC are assembled but not painted…this leaves me…

Tactics You Should Be Using #03

Posted on December 31st, 2014 under , , . Posted by

I hope you all had a nice holiday and I’m sorry it’s been a while since the last TYSBU! Today we have a pretty simple concept which can be implied into multiple phase of the game. As we know regeneration…

Eldar Synergy – Strategy Vs. Tactics Vs. Mindset in 7th Edition

Posted on December 2nd, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

While this blog is mostly focused on the Dras’Volharr Craftworld project, once upon a time I played the game with vigor. This week I thought i’d take a little detour from the normal project stuff and move into the mind space of an Eldar General, discus…

Tactics You Should Be Using #02

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

The Double Flee. The Double flee is a slick, effective, and easy tactic to pull off. I think this is an essential tactic for anyone who uses an army with fast cavalry. Finesse and planning can really make this a…

Tactics You Should Be Using #01

Posted on November 17th, 2014 under . Posted by

I’m starting a series titled “Tactics you should be using” and will give readers an insight into strategy and tactics you will see, or should see, at all levels of competition within the game of warhammer. I will rate each…

Five Tribes Review

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

There were a lot of great games released at Gen Con this year. Five Tribes, from Days of Wonder and Bruno Faidutti, was one of the most talked about – and hardest to get.Now that the game has finally hit distribution, does it live up to all that hype?N…

Last Starfleet Overview

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

Last Starfleet is a thrilling and intensely strategic cooperative adventure card game – Wicked Grin Games’ first publication!   Last Starfleet is a card game that focuses on teamwork and communication.  The game takes about 60 minutes to play and has a small learning curve.     Currently on Kickstarter here.  Check back in a […]

Box Breaking 101 Last Starfleet

Posted on July 6th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In this Box Breaking Matt Takes a look at the card game Last Starfleet from Wicked Grin Games.  Last Starfleet puts the last of humanity in struggle to colonize a new planet.

Last Starfleet is currently on Kickstarter and will be available at your lo…

Galactic Strike Force from Greater Than Games

Posted on May 4th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Galactic Strike Force $39.95 Galactic Strike Force is a cooperative, tactical, deck-building game in which two to six players each take control of a ship and a crew in defense of the galaxy! Dangerous opposition forces threaten to overrun the entire galaxy, and the players must not only build up their ships, but also work […]

Box Breaking 96 Myth from Megacon Games

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

In this Box Breaking Matt takes a look at the smash hit Myth from Megacon Games.  Myth is a semi-cooperative miniature board game.  It features highly detailed miniatures.  The rules incorporate an almost arcade like style of gaming on to the table.  Watch as Matt shares its contents.   You can learn more at Megacon […]