[31 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Magic Realm

Magic Realm is a highly complicated, fantasy adventure game.Long since out of print but hugely sought after by fantasy enthusiast.

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[29 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Monster Mansion Review

Monster Mansion is a real-time social-adventure with hidden roles and deduction. Explore a dynamic tile-based dungeon filled with deadly traps, face the monsters of myth and legend, and race against time to make the final escape!

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[28 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 35 – Essen Brief with Nathan

We are back with the second of our reports from Essen 2014. This time Nathan visits The Pit and tell us about the games which caught his eye this year at the big show.
 
The Game Pit: Episode 35 – Essen Brief with Nathan

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[27 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | ]
Sun Tzu Through The Eyes Of Sun Tzu

This 2-player area control game requires you to outsmart your opponent by carefully playing a single card to each of the 5 provinces

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[25 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 34 – Essen Brief with Teri

This is the first in a series of shorter episodes in which Sean and Ronan have a chat with one of the Game Pit contributors who was at Essen this year. In this episode Teri gives us her thoughts and impressions on the show and which games impressed her or otherwise.
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 34 – ESSEN BRIEF WITH TERI

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[25 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Fire in the Lake

Volko Ruhnke and Mark Herman team up for this latest edition of the popular COIN series,
moving it to Vietnam.

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[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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[22 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Sorcerer

SPI fantasy magical wold game. Players represent powerful sorcerers who conjure magical critters

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[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Archipelago – A Written Review

Archipelago is an obtuse, conflicted, and wildly engaging Euro game full of chaos and caustic judgment. On the surface it feels like a stream of consciousness design with mechanical quip and obfuscated layers making the journey more difficult than necessary.

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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.

THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 33 – ESSEN 2014 TREASURE HUNT SPECIAL (part 3) 

 
 
 

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[20 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
German Railways

German Railways is the first of the Iron Horse Collection and lets you recreate how eight of the major railroad companies of that time helped to forge Germany from the numerous individual German states.

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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.
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 32 – ESSEN 2014 TREASURE HUNT SPECIAL (part 2)

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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.