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[3 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Bomb Squad Review

Bomb Squad is a cooperative game in which 2-6 players are members of a team operating a disposal robot with the mission to disarm bombs and save hostages.

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[3 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Splendor Review

Splendor is a fast-paced and addictive game of chip-collecting and card development.

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[2 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Off The Shelf Board Game Reviews Presents – A Gripmats Review

GripMats are a simple elegant solution to the persistent vexing issue of sliding tiles, miniatures, and terrain.
Learn More at http://www.gripmat.com/

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[2 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Off The Shelf Board Game Reviews Presents – Nanobot Battle Arena

Nanobot Battle Arena is a quick strategy game for 2-8 players, ages 14+ (really 6+), with an average play time of about 30 minutes.
“An exciting tabletop strategy game for 2 to 8 players, where each competes to form the longest chain of NanoBots. There are 8 types of NanoBots, each with its own special ability. Players take turns playing their NanoBots and cards to build their chain or disrupt others’ until someone runs out of NanoBots. Prepare for an epic game of microscopic proportions.”
Learn More over at http://www.derpygames.com/

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[2 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
D&D Monster Manual: Available Today!

Today, Wizards of the Coast announced the release of the second of three core rulebooks for the highly-anticipated Tyranny of Dragons storyline – the Monster Manual. Optimized for fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, the Monster Manual unearths creatures that characters might encounter over the course of their adventures.

The Monster Manual is among one of the many product offerings that will be rolling-out this year. For more information and to learn about the latest product offerings go to DungeonsandDragons.com.

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[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 30 – Picking Over the Bones

Four more games slip into the depths of the pit and are picked over at length by Ronan and Sean. The games talked over are Libertalia, Greed, Gloom and Praetor.
Also in this episode we have a sneak peek at King Down which is currently on Kickstarter – King Down Kickstarter Link.
**We have experienced more technical issues and apologise for any reduction in sound quality. We are working hard to rectify the problems**
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 30 – PICKING OVER THE BONES

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[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Favorite Filler Games: An Overview

Marco takes a look at good games that make some good fillers.

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[30 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 29 – The Expanded Expansion Special

 
In this expanded length episode Sean & Ronan discuss the good and bad of board game expansions including their personal Top 5s and a few others which didn’t quite hit the mark.
 
THE GAME PIT: THE EXPANDED EXPANSION SPECIAL
 
 

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[30 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Gothic Invasion Review

Gothic Invasion is a card-driven wargame depicting the Gothic Wars from 377 to 382 A.D. Each player takes the roles of the Goth leaders (Fritigern, Alatheus and Saphrax) and the Roman leaders (Valens, Theodosius I, Gratian and Flavius Richomeres).

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[29 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
1860

18xx game set on the Isle of Wight.

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[28 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Lagoon: Land of Druids Review

Lagoon is a game in which 1-4 players (4 play as opposing teams of 2) each lead a circle of druids to shape the fantastical world of Lagoon by harnessing the power of its magical lands to bend destiny.

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[27 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Turning Point

Freeman’s Farm and Lundy’s Lane were Turning Points in the American Revolution and the War of 1812 for America in the formation the United States Army.

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[26 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Slaughterball Review

Slaughterball is a competitive sci-fi board game simulating a brutal future sport where 2-4 teams of genetically-engineered super-athletes clash in a remorseless steel pit. Teams score points by making goals and inflicting carnage.

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[25 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Founding Fathers

Founding Fathers is a game of the early American republic. Play begins with George Washington as president and John Adams as vice president.

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[24 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Descent 2nd ed. + Forgotten Souls (co-op expansion) Review

Forgotten Souls is a new cooperative adventure, allowing up to four heroes to play a fully cooperative variant of Descent: Journeys in the Dark.

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[23 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Iron & Ale Game Session

Iron & Ale is a thematic drinking game where plays goes through two primary phases. In the mountain phase we will mine in the mountain attempting to get resources.

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[22 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Another Damn Civilization Game

4th game of the spielbox Wallace Edition.

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[21 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Off The Shelf Board Game Reviews – Viceroy

Viceroy is a strategy game for 1-4 players ages 12 and up in which players are building their political infrastructure to gain control of the fantasy world of Laar. Players will recruit various characters and enact laws in an effort to gain the most power points and eventually become the ruler of all of Laar!Learn more over at www.hobbyworld.ru

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[20 Sep 2014 | 3 Comments | ]
Sons Of Anarchy: Men Of Mayhem – A Written Review

 
Designers:          Aaron Dill, John Kovaleski, Sean Sweigart
Publisher:           Gale Force Nine, LLC
 
Any game that has miniature plastic Glocks and duffle bags stuffed with contraband has a place on my gaming table. For the more discriminating gamer, you can rejoice for the beauty here is much farther than skin deep.  Like Gale Force Nine’s previous release Spartacus, this is not exactly a solid game wrapped in gorgeous theme, rather, this is an exceptional one.  This design team has once again pistol-whipped my expectations and rode across their remains with a steel black …

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[19 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Robin (Essen pre-release) Review

In the fast-paced game Robin, you have just joined Robin Hood’s merry men in Sherwood Forest. You can help at the Sherwood Forest camp, rob travelers on the road to Nottingham castle, bring messages from Robin, and scout the neighborhood for information.