[24 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Mafia de Cuba – A Written Review

A new social deduction game that boasts some twists and is worth a look. Mafia de Cuba is not just another Resistance clone.

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[20 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
SURVIVE: SPACE ATTACK! Preorders opening this Saturday, August 22 Limited to *500* preorders!

PREORDERS for these new titles open Saturday, Aug. 22, Noon ET:
  
Survive: Space Attack!
 
-and-
Survive: Space Attack! The Crew Strikes Back
 

-and-

 Survive: Space Attack! 5-6 Player mini-expansion

  Get 30% off MSRP and shipping to you before anyone else!
NOTE: only 500 total preorders per game will be accepted!

And preorders continue for:

 Among The Stars: Revial

-and-
Among The Stars: Miniatures Pack

AND… don’t forget the popular:
 
La Granja Promo Pack
 

Click here to go to the Preorder Page!
 
…or read more about these great games below!

Survive: Space Attack!

The classic game of Survive!, reimagined by Brian, Sydney, and Geoff Engelstein, with new exciting mechanics and …

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[15 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Star Trek: Frontiers Board Game

PRESS RELEASE:
WizKids, maker of quality board games and miniatures, is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Star Trek: Frontiers. Designed by Andrew Parks, Star Trek: Frontiers puts a new spin on the bestselling board game Mage Knight, by Vlaada Chvátil.
“Like the Mage Knight board game, Star Trek: Frontiers allows players to explore areas that are new and different each time they play. I can’t wait for Star Trek fans to start commanding their Federation and Klingon ships as they encounter Romulan Warbirds, send carefully chosen away teams down to …

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[10 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Dark Moon – A Written Review

An evolved take on Battlestar Galactica-lite, Dark Moon owns its John Carpenter theme and brings the tension.

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[9 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Bad Beets By Stoneblade Entertainment – OTSBGR

Bad Beets is a 2-5 player bluffing game from Stoneblade Entertainment with an average playing time of 15-20 minutes.
“Bad Beets is a fast-paced bluffing card game where players must eat their vegetables. Designed for two to five gamers, ages eight and up, Bad Beets can be played by the entire family. Each player starts the game with eight Beet tokens that they must finish before they can leave the dinner table and just like most childhood memories of a side of vegetables, these Beets are Bad.
With 15 cards in each …

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[8 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
ROAR! Catch The Monster A New Hybrid Tablet Game

Roar! Catch The Monster is a new game in the hybrid tablet genre, much like games such as Golem Arcana, Alchemists, and even X-Com The board game. It is a deduction game for families with children ages 7+ and it works for both Android and that funny Apple ecosystem.

Roar! is billed as a dynamic deduction game for entire family. Grab a mobile device in your hands, become a monster and run away from the scientists bent on catching you. As scientists you will have to listen closely to the sounds …

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[31 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Magic Duels: Origins now available on Steam and Xbox One

Wizards of the Coast today launched Magic Duels on PC via Steam with its initial content release, Magic Duels: Origins, enabling fans to play this brand new digital release for free. Magic Duels: Origins introduces an entirely new digital Magic experience, offering limitless free gameplay, hundreds of unlockable cards, many exciting multiplayer modes-including the return of fan-favorite Two-Headed Giant. Available today on Steam for PC and the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One on July 31, Magic Duels: Origins will be available on PlayStation 4 later this year. The game …

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[31 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Mage Knight: Shades of Tezla Expansion Available Now!

WizKids is pleased to announce the release of Mage Knight: Shades of Tezla, the third expansion for the popular board game that includes all-new enemies, mechanics, adventures… and even a new playable character! Braevalar the Druid joins Mage Knight’s cast of playable characters, and he’s ready to leave the woods and fight against the destruction wrought by two warring Avatars. Head to your FLGS and grab Mage Knight: Shades of Tezla for a suggested retail price of $29.99 USD.
The Mage Knight: Shades of Tezla Expansion Set features:

Braevalar the Druid
Two Faction …

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[31 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Res Publica 2230 AD

Recently MAGE Company added to its game line Reiner Knizia’s Res Publica, but this time as Res Publica 2230 AD. In this version, Res Publica travels into the future, where races migrate through Space searching for new areas in which to settle. Intensive trading brings together strong Races, encourages new settlements, and promotes the development of civilization. This is a space themed card game for 3-5 players.

Each turn is divided into three different phases: Trade, Display, and Draw cards. Each player on their turn can make a trade offer and …

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[19 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Dice Masters: Age of Ultron Available

Ultron and his minions have come to your tabletop today, as WizKids is pleased to announce that Marvel Dice Masters: Age of Ultron has shipped to North American retailers. Marvel Dice Masters: Age of Ultron will have players battling head-to-head with heroes and villains from the Marvel Universe, featuring, of course, the diabolical “living automaton” — Ultron!
The Marvel Dice Masters: Age of Ultron Starter Set is available for a suggested retail price of $19.99 USD, and includes 44 custom dice, 38 cards, two dice bags and a rulebook – everything …

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[19 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Magic Origins set launches today!

July 17, 2015 – RENTON, WA – Wizards of the Coast today released Magic Origins, the latest Magic: The Gathering trading card game (TCG) set. This pivotal new set reveals the origin stories of five of Magic‘s most beloved Planeswalker characters, as well as ushering in the new block set release structure. Magic Origins sets up an expansive, epic storyline that will inform the creative direction for future sets of the world’s most popular TCG.
For the first time ever, players will learn how five of Magic’s most iconic Planeswalkers – …

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[15 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Flick ‘Em Up – A Written Review

Pretzel Games, a division of F2Z Entertainment, hits us with their first deluxe release that depicts a crazy and frenetic series of shootouts via flicking discs at gorgeous meeples.

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[13 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Darkrock Ventures (Kickstarter Preview)

Darkrock Ventures is a medium-weight dice-based worker placement game where each player controls a mining company hoping to strike it rich on a deep space asteroid. But difficult mining is not the only challenge that the miners face. Their is the ever present threat of alien invasion.

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[30 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Aetherium – A Written Review

A ludicrous blend of Necromunda, Wiz-War, and Netrunner means I’m giddy like Christmas day 1995.

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[29 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Hyperborea – OTSBGR

A series of videos for Hyperborea designed by Andrea Chiarvesio and Pierluca Zizzi published by Asmodee Games.
“Embark on an epic quest to build your mythical nation into the greatest empire known to mankind. Capture land, defeat monsters, and discover new technologies on the rise to greatness.
Hyperborea uses an all-new “bag-building” mechanic that simulates the depth of a civilization game in a much shorter play time. Your bag will contain the cubes you need to develop your nation from a fledgling upstart to a mighty civilization.”
Learn moreover at http://us.asmodee.com/ressources/jeux_versions/hyperborea.php
INTRODUCTION

HOW TO PLAY

SAMPLE …

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[29 Jun 2015 | One Comment | ]
Episode 46: Council Chamber – Big Episode on Small Games

This time Sean and Ronan are joined by several of their friends to discuss shorter games. Nearly thirty games are covered and we give you the best and the worst ways to fill the time between the big ones.

 Your two hosts give you a dozen reviews of smaller games and joining them at various points are Adam, Bonnie Kate, Pouria, Natalie, Chris and Paul.

http://thegamepit.podbean.com/e/the-game-pit-episode-46-council-chamber-big-episode-on-small-games/

 

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[27 Jun 2015 | 2 Comments | ]
A Look At Scoundrel Society

A look at Action Phase Games’ current kickstarter offering.