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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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[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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[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.
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 31 – ESSEN 2014 TREASURE HUNT SPECIAL
 
 
 

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[30 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
D&D – Acquisitions Inc. – Tune In!

Tune-in to the highly anticipated (and hysterical) Dungeons & Dragons live game, Acquisitions Inc. tonight (Saturday, August 30)!
Livestreaming on the D&D site – http://dnd.wizards.com/playevents/conventions/paxprime – the mayhem begins at 8pm PST, and features Jerry Holkins, Mike Krahulik, Scott Kurtz and Morgan Webb as they wade once more into almost certain doom, courtesy of Dungeon Master extraordinaire, Chris Perkins.
Fans attending PAX Prime can watch the mayhem live at Benaroya Hall (seating is first come, first served).

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[22 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Clawlan’s Gencon 2014 Wrap-Up

Overviews and opinions of the games that I saw, demo’d and played at Gencon 2014!

Including but not limited to Star Wars: Imperial Assault, Star Wars: Armada, XCOM, Golem Arcana, Scoville, Impulse, Run, Fight, or Die, and more!

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[31 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Consimworld Expo (Monstergamecon)

CSW Expo 2014, featuring MonsterGame.CON XIV, has it all! The best and grandest games ever assembled, the most enthusiastic gamers and industry personalities coming together to celebrate the hobby

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[27 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 15.2 – Council Chamber Essen Review

The Essen review concludes as Sean, Ronan and Pouria continue their look back at the 2013 Spiel.
In this half of the episode they discuss Packet Row, Quantum, The Sheep Race, 7 Days of Westerplatte,  Expeditions: The Northwest Passage and Invaders.
Thoughts are also shared on most disappointing publisher, the purchase they most regret, they game they wish they had bought, the games they are most looking forward to playing, what 2013 Essen release will be the highest in the BGG rankings in a years time and what they would change about the …

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[9 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 15.1 – Council Chamber Essen Review

In the first half of episode 15, Ronan and Sean are joined by Pouria to take a look back at Essen Spiel 2013.
Steam Park, Space Cadets, Rampage, Carnival Zombie and Archon: Glory and Machination are all discussed with further musings on the games that surprised in both good and bad ways, games we wanted to play but didn’t, the best and worst looking games at the fair and the most impressive publisher.
 
The Game Pit: Episode 15.1 – Council Chamber Essen Review
 
 
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[23 Oct 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 14.4 – Essen Spiel 2013 Special

In the last of the Essen preview shows, Sean and Ronan take a look at six more games and try to decide if they are traps or treasures.
This week they discuss Canterbury, Countdown Special Ops, Ortus, Caverna: The Cave Farmers, 8 Masters Revenge and Glass Road
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 14.4 – ESSEN SPIEL 2013 SPECIAL
 
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[22 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 14.3 – Essen 2013 Treasure Hunt

Delving further into the treasure chest of releases due later this month at Essen 2013 Sean and Ronan give their initial impressions on Carnival Zombie, Templar: The Lost Treasures, Yunnan, Lewis & Clark, Trains & Stations and Legacy.
 
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