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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
 
 
The Jack Vasel Memorial Fund is a cause close to …

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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.
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 14.3 – ESSEN 2013 TREASURE HUNT 
 
   
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[7 Oct 2013 | 3 Comments | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 14.2 – Essen Spiel 2013 Special

 
The Essen treasure hunt continues as Sean and Ronan look at six more games that have caught their eye in the run up to the 2013 Spiel.
The games discussed this week are Hollywood, Francis Drake, Vikings: Warriors of the North, Palmyra, Rampage and Theseus: The Dark Orbit. Which will be treasures and which will be traps?
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 14.2 – ESSEN SPIEL 2013 SPECIAL

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[23 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Space Cadets: Dice Duel Preorders Open Today – Get 30% Off!

Space Cadets: Dice Duel
Your plan is quickly coming together. Simplicity itself. Just continue to close the gap to the enemy, and launch when within range. Your crew is well-trained and work quickly at their stations, just the edge you need to come out on top.

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[26 Jun 2013 | 4 Comments | ]
Star Trek: Attack Wing!

Star Trek: Attack Wing is a tactical space combat miniatures game that uses the Heroclix system and features prepainted ships from the Star Trek Universe.  Wizkids has licensed the FlightPath maneuver system from Fantasy Flight Games, to create a unique game of exploration and combat between all the well known (and even some less well known) star ships from the Star Trek Universe!
The latest issue of GTM magazine (06-20-2013) has a fantastic cover article talking about this exciting new release including the following release schedule:
“2013 Star Trek Attack Wing SKUs/Ships/Release …

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[9 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Stronghold Games – Essen Press Release!

Stronghold Games is pleased to announce our…

Essen Game Prices
and Essen/Preorder Promos

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[31 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Wizards of the Coast at PAX Prime 2012

WIZARDS OF THE COAST TAKES PAX PRIME BY STORM; NEW PRODUCTS, PANELS, AN EXCLUSIVE PARTY AND MORE
Press Release:
AUGUST 30, 2012 – SEATTLE – Wizards of the Coast will be represented in full force at PAX Prime (August 31 – September 2) in Seattle, where they will be showcasing all of the latest digital and tabletop products from Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons during engaging activities both on and off the show floor.  Magic: The Gathering will give fans the first glimpses of the upcoming expansion for Duels of …