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[30 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 36 – Essen Brief with Steve

This time for our report from an Essen attendee we are joined by the gamer who got us both back into gaming, Steve. Steve shares his years of experience in gaming with us and casts a critical eye over the games he played at Spiel 2014. Check out what he thought were the highlights and lowlights of the show.
 
The Game Pit: Episode 36 – Essen Brief with Steve

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[28 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 35 – Essen Brief with Nathan

We are back with the second of our reports from Essen 2014. This time Nathan visits The Pit and tell us about the games which caught his eye this year at the big show.
 
The Game Pit: Episode 35 – Essen Brief with Nathan

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[25 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 34 – Essen Brief with Teri

This is the first in a series of shorter episodes in which Sean and Ronan have a chat with one of the Game Pit contributors who was at Essen this year. In this episode Teri gives us her thoughts and impressions on the show and which games impressed her or otherwise.
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 34 – ESSEN BRIEF WITH TERI

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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 …