[24 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Sails of Glory Review

Sails of Glory is a series of games that recreates naval combat in the Age of Sails (1650-1815). Based on the game system used in Wings of Glory (formerly Wings of War).

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[23 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Bioshock Infinite The Siege Review

Bioshock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia has players combating one another, stealing objectives from one another, assassinating leaders, destroying strongholds, bidding against each other for control of unfolding events and more. The first player/team to 10 victory points wins.

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[22 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Startup Fever

Representation of tech startup companies in the DOT COM boom. Focus is on hiring (and poaching) workers.

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[21 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Cataphract (Justinian + Land Battles) Review

Cataphract portrays the development of the art of war wrought by the early Byzantine Empire, during the reign of Emperor Justinian, under his great Generals, Belisarius and Narses.

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[20 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Video Blog Episode #5 – A sitdown with Scott Nicholson

An interview with Scott Nicholson

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[19 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Airships

Economic engine game where purchases are made through rolling dice you obtain from the engine itself.

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[18 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Simple Great Battles of History Review

A significant simplification of GMT’s popular Great Battles of History series, this is a set of rules that allows you to play scenarios from any of the various ancient, non-War Galley, GBOH games (Alexander, SPQR, Caesar: The Civil Wars, Caesar: Conquest of Gaul, and Cataphract) and their many expansion modules. Many of the more fiddly aspects of the system have been dramatically simplified (shock combat, missile combat, orderly withdrawl, elephants, leader activation), or eliminated entirely (rout/rally, individual orders, strategy ratings, momentum, trumping). The rules for SGBOH are the same across …

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[17 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Drive Thru Review – “Top 10 Lunch Games”

Joel discusses his list of top ten lunch games.

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[16 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
1889

18xx game, set in Shikoku Japan. Very tight terrain with fewer trains. Emphasizes the cutthroat nature of a simple (1830 based) ‘xx game.

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[13 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Sky Traders

Trading and piracy in a steampunkish world.

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[12 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Wok Star Review (with special guest star)

Wok Star is a cooperative real-time game where players take on different roles to help grow a Chinese restaurant in a tycoon style game.

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[11 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Battle Merchants Review

Battle Merchants is an economic game set in a fantasy land in which players manufacture four different weapons, then sell them to various warring races. Demand for each type of weapon differs throughout the game, but a well-crafted weapon will last longer.

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[10 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Robinson Crusoe Review – Starlit Citadel Reviews Season 3

There are three major actions you can do during your game of Robinson Crusoe:
Explore the island: in this game you do not explore the island because you have to but because you want to. Sure you need to fin resources, but that’s not the main reason to explore. You want to find new territories and perhaps discover hidden treasures and mysterious ruins or villages.

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[9 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Rivet Wars Review

Rivet Wars is a miniatures boardgame that springs forth from the warped imagination of Ted Terranova – set on a world that never quite left World War I but with crazy technology like walking tanks, diesel powered armor, unicycled vehicles and armor plated cavalry!

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[8 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Plugged Nickel Playing Cards from Matt Drake

Lance takes a look at these cards inspired from the old West.

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[6 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Praetor Review

In Praetor you will take the role of a Roman engineer and you will work together with the other players to build a magnificent city. You will manage your limited resources wisely and look for new ones, you will recruit new Workers while your old experienced ones will retire, you will build settlements to keep the population happy and you will praise the Gods to earn their favor.