[15 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Flick ‘Em Up – A Written Review

Pretzel Games, a division of F2Z Entertainment, hits us with their first deluxe release that depicts a crazy and frenetic series of shootouts via flicking discs at gorgeous meeples.

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[19 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Magic Origins set launches today!

July 17, 2015 – RENTON, WA – Wizards of the Coast today released Magic Origins, the latest Magic: The Gathering trading card game (TCG) set. This pivotal new set reveals the origin stories of five of Magic‘s most beloved Planeswalker characters, as well as ushering in the new block set release structure. Magic Origins sets up an expansive, epic storyline that will inform the creative direction for future sets of the world’s most popular TCG.
For the first time ever, players will learn how five of Magic’s most iconic Planeswalkers – …

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[13 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Darkrock Ventures (Kickstarter Preview)

Darkrock Ventures is a medium-weight dice-based worker placement game where each player controls a mining company hoping to strike it rich on a deep space asteroid. But difficult mining is not the only challenge that the miners face. Their is the ever present threat of alien invasion.

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[30 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Aetherium – A Written Review

A ludicrous blend of Necromunda, Wiz-War, and Netrunner means I’m giddy like Christmas day 1995.

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[29 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Hyperborea – OTSBGR

A series of videos for Hyperborea designed by Andrea Chiarvesio and Pierluca Zizzi published by Asmodee Games.
“Embark on an epic quest to build your mythical nation into the greatest empire known to mankind. Capture land, defeat monsters, and discover new technologies on the rise to greatness.
Hyperborea uses an all-new “bag-building” mechanic that simulates the depth of a civilization game in a much shorter play time. Your bag will contain the cubes you need to develop your nation from a fledgling upstart to a mighty civilization.”
Learn moreover at http://us.asmodee.com/ressources/jeux_versions/hyperborea.php
INTRODUCTION

HOW TO PLAY

SAMPLE …

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[29 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Episode 46: Council Chamber – Big Episode on Small Games

This time Sean and Ronan are joined by several of their friends to discuss shorter games. Nearly thirty games are covered and we give you the best and the worst ways to fill the time between the big ones.

 Your two hosts give you a dozen reviews of smaller games and joining them at various points are Adam, Bonnie Kate, Pouria, Natalie, Chris and Paul.

http://thegamepit.podbean.com/e/the-game-pit-episode-46-council-chamber-big-episode-on-small-games/

 

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[27 Jun 2015 | 2 Comments | ]
A Look At Scoundrel Society

A look at Action Phase Games’ current kickstarter offering.

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[25 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Stronghold Games Announces the Publication of “504” Designed by Friedemann Friese

Stronghold Games is proud to announce the publication of “504”, a game designed by the renowned game designer Friedemann Friese, co-published with 2F-Spiele.  504 is a revolutionary concept in game design.  504 offers the game enthusiast 504 different games in a single box, achieving this via the use of nine game modules, which can be merged together to form 504 unique play experiences. The nine modules are Pick-up & Deliver, Race, Privileges, Military, Exploring, Roads, Majorities, Production, and Shares.   In 504, players use the spiral bound “Book of 504 Worlds”, …

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[23 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Sons Of Anarchy: Men Of Mayhem – Calaveras Club Expansion

A look at Sons of Anarchy: Men Of Mayhem’s newest gang. Before they tear up the streets and ride circles around your crew you’ll want to know what’s coming and how to prepare.

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[17 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Dice City coming in October! From AEG and Artipia Games

ROLL, BUILD, WIN!
By decree of the Queen, there needs to be a new capital!
The Kingdom of Rolldovia is in turmoil. Her royal highness the Queen, has decreed that there will be a new capital, after the old one was sacked by hordes of barbarians and bandits from the south. As leaders of one of the country’s influential noble families, players vie with each other to establish their provincial city as the best home for Rolldovia’s new capital.
You must choose your city’s path in gaining the approval of all others in …

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[17 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Spartacus: The Shadow Of Death Expansion

More blood and more sand in the arena. Oh, and a huge new version of Theokoles that’s ready to rip your face off.

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[11 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Swords and Bagpipes – OTSBGR

The campaign is now live over at Kickstarter! Click Here for the link
Swords and Bagpipes is a social deduction game for 3-5 players ages 11+ with an average play time of 30-45 minutes.
Check out the Kickstarter campaign starting June 23rd 2015!
Swords and Bagpipes tells a story about the confrontation between England and Scotland. It is the First War of Scottish Independence. The victory is possible only if all clans unite!
But Scottish aristocrats often prefer personal enrichment to fighting for freedom. At the same time, King Edward I of England, nicknamed …

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[10 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Camp Grizzly – A Written Review

Retro serial killer slasher game full of Ameritrash goodness. Wild and random, this one will take you for a ride.

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[9 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 45 – Picking Over the Bones

Welcome back to another Picking Over the Bones episode and this one is super sized!
Sean and Ronan discuss XenoShyft: Onslaught, Elysium, Harbour and Space Hulk: Death Angel.
Fans of Harbour may want to look away during that review though.
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 45 – PICKING OVER THE BONES
 

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[7 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Battalia: The Creation – OTSBGR

Battalia: The Creation is a fantastic game that is currently on Kickstarter.

Battalia is a strategy game for 2-4 players ages 12+ with an average play time of about 30 minutes per player.
“Battalia the land of the Sun Oracle ORAC, the almighty ancient monument, all at once friend, foe, lord, servant, tool, and masterpiece of creation. Eternal apprentice of nature itself and the hand of the gods among humans and beasts. The Oracle creates advantages and it could support you, if you catch the lucky moment on a sunny day…
Four folks, …

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[1 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Stronghold Games Announces “The Golden Ages”, a Euro-style Civ Building Game

Stronghold Games is proud to announce the release of The Golden Ages, the highly-acclaimed game originally published by Ergo Ludo Editions for Essen Spiel 2014.
The Golden Ages is a euro-style civilization building game, where players lead their civilizations through 4 eras of history. During each era, the civilizations develop technologies, create fine arts, erect buildings, and build wonders. They send explorers to discover the continents, establish cities in distant lands, and send soldiers into battles.
The Golden Ages offers players varied paths to victory. Civilizations may achieve greatness via the arts, …