[17 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Peloponnesian War

Mark Herman’s solo design (which can also be played opposed or even multi-player) covering the classic era conflict
between Sparta and Athens.

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[7 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 38 – The Big Essen 2014 Review

Now that they have all had time to digest the 2014 Essen Spiel, Sean and Ronan are joined by Lloyd and Pouria to take a look back at all the games that crossed their paths during the games fair.
The episode starts with 12 games discussed before announcing each of their top 5 games from this years Essen adventure.
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 38 – THE BIG ESSEN 2014 REVIEW

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[5 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Bloodtree Rebellion

Lynn Willis’ innovative counter-insurgency SF design. Game covers a rebellion intent on
preventing the transport of food materials to a major exploitation port.

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[4 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Skull and Shackles – (OTSBGR)

The PACG is a deckbuilding game for 1-4 players with a twist because your “deck” is going to continue on and level up through an entire fantasy campaign!
“Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. Each player has a unique character composed of a deck of cards and a set of stats. Roleplayers will find the stats very familiar—characters have classes such as fighter, wizard, and rogue, as well as numbers that define strength, dexterity, intelligence, etc. You’ll improve …

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[2 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Flashpoint: Golan

With a system originally intended for a WWIII in Europe game, Flashpoint: Golan takes a close
look at mobile operational warfare in the modern era, set in the Near East.

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[1 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Among The Stars – Expanding The Alliance

Among The Stars first expansion, The Ambassadors, felt like a huge addition to the game that really filled out the design and provided for a satisfying feeling of completeness.

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[30 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Right Fierce & Terrible

Now, this important but little known battle is yours for the trying, with Right Fierce & Terrible: The Battle of Sluys

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[29 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Galaxy Defenders – A Written Review

Galaxy Defenders is a mechanically enjoyable design with one of the best campaign systems for a game of this type yet it has an enormous monkey on its back which has kept it from hitting that next level

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[27 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Captain’s Wager Review

In Captain’s Wager, players take on the roles of rogue airship captains sending their pirate crews off on adventures in search of treasure.

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[25 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Gammarauders

TSR Bioborg base stomping action!

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[24 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Why?! Review

Each turn, players draw a card and follow the instructions to move their chicken, and either move current cars on the board or draw new ones into a random lane! Anything can happen to you as you cross this dangerous road to get to the other side.

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[23 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Mine all Mine Review

Mine, All Mine! is a quick, fun game of mining planets for resources. You manage a small hand of spaceships and actions, trying to outwit and outmaneuver your opponents.

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[22 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Mars Attacks (OTSBGR)

Mars attacks is a miniatures battle game that lists for 2 players but can easily play with up to 4 or more with expansions and the “Epic” rules for massive combats. Published by Mantic Games.
“Mars Attacks – The Miniatures Game is the crazy tabletop game of Martian Mayhem, played with miniatures ready to game with right out of the box.
With Mars Attacks – The Miniatures Game, one player controls the might of the Martian Empire’s vast army of invaders and the other the brave defenders of Earth, battling against impossible …

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[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Psycho Raiders – A Written Review

If you can appreciate the theme and atmosphere and are in it for the experience – then the game just works and works well. At its heart it’s a fantastic story generator as you will run into games where Dawn is ripped apart by a Machete and Randy almost makes it off the map before being obliterated against the wall of the chapel by the Raiders black van.

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[20 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
WizKids and Gale Force Nine Unveil X-Men: Mutant Revolution!

PRESS RELEASE:
Expanding upon the successes of Marvel Comics-themed games like “Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs. X-Men” and “Marvel HeroClix,” WizKids today announced a partnership with game creator Gale Force Nine to publish “X-Men: Mutant Revolution” in March 2015.
Based on Gale Force Nine’s popular “Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery” tabletop game, “X-Men: Mutant Revolution” will allow you to play as classic X-Men characters, including Wolverine, Cyclops, Magneto, or Storm, as each leads a different school with unique powers and abilities. 2-4 players can take part in the mutant action, …

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[20 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
D-Day The American Beaches Review

Utah and Omaha: The American Beaches are the third and fourth games in Paul Koenig’s D-Day series of five titles covering the first three nail-biting days (June 6 – 8, 1944) of Allied landings in France to liberate Europe during World War 2.

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[18 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Bullfrogs Review

In Bullfrogs, 2-4 players ages 8+ take control of warring factions of frogs and fight over lily pads in a pond over the course of 20-40 minutes.