[16 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Fire in the Lake Review

Complex battle for South Vietnam. A unique multi-faction treatment of the Vietnam War, Fire in the Lake will take 1 to 4 players on US heliborne sweeps of the jungle and Communist infiltration of the South, and into inter-allied conferences, Saigon politics, interdiction of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, air defense of Northern infrastructure, graduated escalation, and media war.

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[13 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
VOLT Robot Battle Arena (Video Review)

VOLT: Robot Battle Arena is a tactical game of robotic combat. Be the first player to score five victory points. Players earn victory points by having their robot on the active control point at the end of the round or by destroying opposing robots.

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[12 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Fire In The Lake – A Written Review

This game lives and dies on its layered approach to handling each faction with care and detail. Each represents a separate set of problems and issues you must tackle and the game experience can vary wildly depending on who you go to war with.

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[11 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Power Struggle

In this corporation-themed game, players compete to be the first to acquire four out of six possible victory points. You earn a point by reaching certain numbers along tracks, such as at least 7 on the influence track or 8 on the majority track.

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[10 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Off The Shelf Board Game Reviews – Dungeon Saga (Alpha Gameplay)

Dungeon Saga: Dwarf King’s Quest is a 2-5 player game with 2 sides: one is the dungeon full of dangerous beasties, and the other is a party of adventuring heroes.

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[9 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Samurai Spirit Review

Samurai Spirit is a co-operative game in which each player is a fierce samurai defending a village surrounded by a horde of bandits.

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[8 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Kingsport Festival Review

Kingsport Festival, a game of bizarre cults set in the terrifying world of Howard Philips Lovecraft, lasts 12 rounds, each divided into six phases.

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[7 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Orcfather Review

“First, there was law and apparent order. But law’s reach was limited. In those untouched corners, there was chaos. Chaos can be exploited, can give unimaginable rewards for those with enough courage and ability. Now rival families struggle for supremacy on the streets. I advice you to step aside, or you could find yourself in a shallow grave. You know, family matters belongs to family…”
The Orcfather is a card game based on a fantasy-themed mafia in which a player’s characters can be orcs, elves, ogres, undead, dwarves and more. The …

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[7 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Imperial Settlers Review

Imperial Settlers is a card game that lets players lead one of the four factions and build empires by placing buildings, then sending workers to those buildings to acquire new resources and abilities.

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[6 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Skyway Robbery Review

As a giant airship travels to various far-flung locales, rival gangs compete to pull off daring heists. Your job is to recruit various skilled criminals to join your gang as you plan to take down fortified locations and steal the loot guarded within.

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[5 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Catan – Collector’s Edition – Ancient Egypt Releasing November 2014

The sun of Catan rises over the hot desert sands of Ancient Egypt. Klaus Teuber has re-worked his masterpiece The Settlers of Catan™ for this unique collector’s edition. Settle along the banks of the Nile during the time of the Pharaohs. With the help of your oxcart, you build small villages and great temples styled after some of the most interesting buildings of Egyptian antiquity.

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[5 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Legendary Encounters Alien Deck Building Game Review

Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game, based on the four movies of the Alien series, is a fully cooperative game with original art. While based on the Marvel superheroes version of Legendary, the two games will be compatible but cannot be fully integrated.

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[4 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Dice Masters Review – Starlit Citadel Reviews Season 3

Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs. X-Men is a collectible dice-building tabletop game designed by Quarriors! creators Michael Elliott and Eric M. Lang.

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[3 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
A Duel Betwixt Us Review

Strap on your codpiece and grab your straight razor, because you’ve been challenged to a duel! A Duel Betwixt Us is a hilarious 2 player card battle game where players mine ingots, build weapons, and duel their appointment in order to gain the most favor!

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[2 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 28 – Picking Over the Bones

It’s again time to have a look at four more games that have fallen into the pit.
In this episode, Sean and Ronan discuss Fauna, Splendor, Vikings and Valley of the Kings.
 
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[2 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Battle of Five Armies Review

The Battle of Five Armies – based on the climax of JRR Tolkien’s novel The Hobbit – pits the hosts of the Elvenking, the Dwarves of Dain Ironfoot, and the Men of the Lake led by Bard the Bowman against a horde of Wolves, Goblins and Bats led by Bolg, son of Azog.