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

A look at Action Phase Games’ current kickstarter offering.

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[25 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Stronghold Games Announces the Publication of “504” Designed by Friedemann Friese

Stronghold Games is proud to announce the publication of “504”, a game designed by the renowned game designer Friedemann Friese, co-published with 2F-Spiele.  504 is a revolutionary concept in game design.  504 offers the game enthusiast 504 different games in a single box, achieving this via the use of nine game modules, which can be merged together to form 504 unique play experiences. The nine modules are Pick-up & Deliver, Race, Privileges, Military, Exploring, Roads, Majorities, Production, and Shares.   In 504, players use the spiral bound “Book of 504 Worlds”, …

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[23 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Sons Of Anarchy: Men Of Mayhem – Calaveras Club Expansion

A look at Sons of Anarchy: Men Of Mayhem’s newest gang. Before they tear up the streets and ride circles around your crew you’ll want to know what’s coming and how to prepare.

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[17 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Dice City coming in October! From AEG and Artipia Games

ROLL, BUILD, WIN!
By decree of the Queen, there needs to be a new capital!
The Kingdom of Rolldovia is in turmoil. Her royal highness the Queen, has decreed that there will be a new capital, after the old one was sacked by hordes of barbarians and bandits from the south. As leaders of one of the country’s influential noble families, players vie with each other to establish their provincial city as the best home for Rolldovia’s new capital.
You must choose your city’s path in gaining the approval of all others in …

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[17 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Spartacus: The Shadow Of Death Expansion

More blood and more sand in the arena. Oh, and a huge new version of Theokoles that’s ready to rip your face off.

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[11 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Swords and Bagpipes – OTSBGR

The campaign is now live over at Kickstarter! Click Here for the link
Swords and Bagpipes is a social deduction game for 3-5 players ages 11+ with an average play time of 30-45 minutes.
Check out the Kickstarter campaign starting June 23rd 2015!
Swords and Bagpipes tells a story about the confrontation between England and Scotland. It is the First War of Scottish Independence. The victory is possible only if all clans unite!
But Scottish aristocrats often prefer personal enrichment to fighting for freedom. At the same time, King Edward I of England, nicknamed …

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[10 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Camp Grizzly – A Written Review

Retro serial killer slasher game full of Ameritrash goodness. Wild and random, this one will take you for a ride.

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[9 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 45 – Picking Over the Bones

Welcome back to another Picking Over the Bones episode and this one is super sized!
Sean and Ronan discuss XenoShyft: Onslaught, Elysium, Harbour and Space Hulk: Death Angel.
Fans of Harbour may want to look away during that review though.
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 45 – PICKING OVER THE BONES
 

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[7 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Battalia: The Creation – OTSBGR

Battalia: The Creation is a fantastic game that is currently on Kickstarter.

Battalia is a strategy game for 2-4 players ages 12+ with an average play time of about 30 minutes per player.
“Battalia the land of the Sun Oracle ORAC, the almighty ancient monument, all at once friend, foe, lord, servant, tool, and masterpiece of creation. Eternal apprentice of nature itself and the hand of the gods among humans and beasts. The Oracle creates advantages and it could support you, if you catch the lucky moment on a sunny day…
Four folks, …

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[1 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Stronghold Games Announces “The Golden Ages”, a Euro-style Civ Building Game

Stronghold Games is proud to announce the release of The Golden Ages, the highly-acclaimed game originally published by Ergo Ludo Editions for Essen Spiel 2014.
The Golden Ages is a euro-style civilization building game, where players lead their civilizations through 4 eras of history. During each era, the civilizations develop technologies, create fine arts, erect buildings, and build wonders. They send explorers to discover the continents, establish cities in distant lands, and send soldiers into battles.
The Golden Ages offers players varied paths to victory. Civilizations may achieve greatness via the arts, …

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[31 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
12 Realms Bedtime Story

We all remember the days where someone read us a fairy-tale at night.
And we dreamed of being a mighty hero that would defeat all villains and evil in their way. Fairy-tales have an important place in our lives. They nurture our soul, inspire us to fight and remind us that no matter how dark life gets, there’s always hope. “This is why 12 Realms was created”, says Ignacio Corrao, designer of the game. 12 Realms is a fairy-tale themed cooperative game , which is constantly expanding. So if you ever wanted to be a hero, this is your …

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[29 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Shadows of Malice: Seekers of a Hidden Light

Jim Felli’s Shadows of Malice was a curve ball to the genre of fantasy adventure. Seekers of a Hidden Light looks to extend the hitting streak by providing a fascinating new dimension to gameplay via questing and item hunting.

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[25 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 44 – Lobstercon

In this episode, Ronan and Sean discuss their exploits at Lobstercon, which is a twice yearly event where London On Board pack their bags and head down to the seaside to play games, games and more games.
The boys talk about the great games they played during the event but as usual don’t really hold back when discussing the less than great games played.
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 44 – LOBSTERCON

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[19 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Gruff: The Tactical Card Game of Mutated Monster Goats  by Studio Woe

Gruff: The Tactical Card Game of Mutated Monster Goats

Gruff is a tactical combat card game where you take the role of a Shepherd who has used black magic, foul science and forbidden breeding practices to create the meanest battle goats in the world. Crush your enemies and prove that your herd is the strongest!

Gruff is halfway through it’s Kickstarter campaign and is over 250% of it’s funding goal. You can support it now by going to https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/31839895/gruff-the-tactical-card-game-of-mutated-monster-go

Game Overview

Players choose from a wide variety of mean weird and fat goats to create …

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[17 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Brotherhood

 
GDW game on organized crime struggle for a single city.
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[16 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Stonewall’s Sword

 
 
(from Revolution Games):
On the stifling hot morning of August 9th, 1862, Maj. Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s corps of Confederate veterans encountered a lone Union division under the shadow of Slaughter’s Mountain (also known as Cedar Mountain). The isolated Union division belonged to Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Banks, Jackson’s rival during the Valley Campaign and an opponent who the great Stonewall had consistently defeated. The Confederate troops were some of the best in the Rebel army, they outnumbered the Union force and were under the command of one of the iconic generals …

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[12 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Magic Fans Gear Up to “Make Magic History”

Make Magic History!
That’s what tens of thousands of Magic: The Gathering players and fans will be doing at the end of this month when the biggest Magic Premier Play event ever comes to three continents across the globe.
Taking place May 28-31, Modern Masters Weekend will be a visual and competition-filled spectacle, simultaneously taking place in Las Vegas, Chiba, Japan and Utrecht, Netherlands over the course of one weekend. This unprecedented worldwide event is expected to draw 20,000+ players across the three locations, with hundreds of thousands of fans watching in …

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[9 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Cabals: The Board Game – OTSBGR

Cabals the card game is a card game with a customizable game board. It combines deck building strategies and board game tactics to provide deep game play and a rich metagame. The customizable decks and game board creates a flexible game that continues to bring new challenges to the players.
Cabals is a game for 2-4 players ages 10+ playable in approximately 45 minutes.
Learn more over at www.cabalsgame.com
The campaign is now live over on Kickstarter! Follow THIS LINK to learn more!
HOW TO PLAY

WATCH THE GAME PLAYED

SOME THOUGHTS ON THE GAME SO …

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[4 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Invasion of Russia

 
 
(from ES):
On 14th December 1812, a few thousand men, half-starved, frozen and riddled with disease staggered out of Imperial Russia and reached the relative safety of the West.
These were the remnants of Napoleon’s once magnificent Grande Armee of more than 500,000 men, the largest force ever assembled in Europe (possibly even in the World) at that time, which on 24 June had crossed the River Nieman and marched into the heart of Russia. So began what, by any standards, was one of the most catastrophic, dramatic, heroic, and significant in …

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[2 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 43 – Picking Over the Bones

After a break Sean and Ronan are back with a bumper Picking Over the Bones episode.
Discussed and reviewed in this episode are Machi Koro, XCOM: The Board Game, El Gaucho and Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game.
Also in the show, the boys reveal the winner of the Hoyuk competition – Sponsored by Mage Company.
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 43 – PICKING OVER THE BONES
Finally, Mage Company have shared the news of an upcoming Kickstarter for a 12 Realms expansion, starting at the end of May 2015. Keep an eye out for …