[23 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Adventures in Hyboria Kickstarter Preview

Age of Conan: The Strategy Board Game – Adventures in Hyboria, an expansion for use with Age of Conan, casts a strong spotlight on Conan himself, giving a new dimension to his role in the game and adding new elements to give more character and more flavor to each Kingdom. More specifically, this expansion adds new Kingdom cards to the base game and new Story and Adventure decks of cards.

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[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 33 – Essen 2014 Treasure Hunt Special (part 3)

For our final Essen 2014 preview episode we give out thoughts on nine more upcoming releases, one went missing somehow.
We cover Hyperborea, Panthalos, Clinic, Waggle Dance, Castle Crush!, Melee, Colt Express, Neptun and Hoyuk. We look at the information available prerelease and rate them each as either a Treasure or a Trap.

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[18 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Age of Conan Review

Age of Conan is a boardgame which puts players in control of one of the major kingdoms of the Hyborian age, in the period of history well known through the tales of the adventures of Conan the Cimmerian, the barbarian hero created by Robert E. Howard.

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[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Hyperborea – A Written Review

Hyperborea sets out to be a 4X game like Eclipse, albeit one set in a sprawling land-locked Fantasy world as opposed to the vast black sea of space.

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[16 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Rome in Crisis

A card game of the Ancient Roman Empire. Without a proper method of succession, once the Roman empire ran out of members of the original Julio-Claudian family, it was forced to experiment with various methods of choosing its emperors.

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[15 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Archipelago: War And Peace Expansion Review (OTSBGR)

War And Peace is the first multi-player expansion for Archipelago adding in 40 new event cards that will change how the game plays!

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[14 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 32 – Essen 2014 Treasure Hunt Special (part 2)

Round two of the Essen previews as another ten games are looked over from afar and judged to be treasure or trap.
Discussed are Doodle City, Deus, Fields or Arle, Isaribi, AquaSphere, Evolution, Lord of the Ice Garden, Kings Pouch, Scheffeln and Royals.
 
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[13 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Inventing the Future

In this game players race to invent the flying car, teleportation and time travel. Whoever can best manage the bottlenecks of research, development and production stands to earn everlasting glory, fame and power.

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[12 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Mars Attacks the Miniatures Game Review

Mars Attacks: The Miniatures Game is a tabletop miniature wargame based on the humorous 1962 Mars Attacks trading card series from Topps in which aliens from Mars try to take over the planet of the humans — that is, Earth!

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[11 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Space Hulk (4th edition) Review

Space Hulk is a board game for two players, recreating the battles fought between the Space Marines and Genestealers. One player commands the Space Marines as they carry out deadly missions in the ancient Space Hulk, and the other commands the horde of Genestealers opposing them.

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[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 31 – Essen 2014 Treasure Hunt Special (part 1)

Essen fever has swept into the Game Pit and excitement levels are peaking.
Ronan and Sean use the Treasure Hunt format to look ahead at some of the games coming out in the Essen Spiel that have caught their interest for one reason or another.
The boys decide based on the information they have, if the games will be treasure or trap.
 
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[9 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Assyrian Wars

This may be the most complex CDG out there.

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[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Critical Preview – Strife

Strife, a two-player strategy card game that plays in around an hour, is a game where you always know your opponent’s options. Aside from mastering the unique combo-creating gameplay of your champions, figuring out how to outmaneuver your opponent is where the true challenge lies.

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[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Israeli Independence Review

Israeli Independence is an introductory level solitaire wargame that tells the rich and engaging story of the First Arab-Israeli War – Israel’s War for Independence. Five Arab armies, poised at the borders of the newly declared state, launch their determined invasions – and each must be pushed back in turn before any reaches West Jerusalem, the new Israeli capital.
As the headlines unfold and the vast forces of the Arab League relentlessly press forward, can you successfully allocate the precious few resources of the new Israeli Defense Force (IDF) to conduct …

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[7 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Sentinel Tactics Review (with Uprising Expansion)

Sentinel Tactics: The Flame of Freedom is a tactical combat game that uses a hex grid map to represent terrain.

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[6 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Days of Honor Review

Days of Honor: Operation Wildhorn III – is a fast-paced, tactical card wargame for two players.

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[5 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Mars Attacks: The Miniatures Game Review

Mars Attacks: The Miniatures Game is a tabletop miniature wargame based on the humorous 1962 Mars Attacks trading card series from Topps in which aliens from Mars try to take over the planet of the humans — that is, Earth!