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[3 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 27 – Top Ten from 2013

Now that they have had some time to fully look over and test a large range of game releases from 2013, Ronan and Sean decide on their top ten games from last year.
Also in the show is their biggest disappointment of the year and a general discussion about how 2013 panned out for game releases
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 27 – TOP TEN FROM 2013
 
 
The Game Pit will be hosting some sessions at Loncon 3 in August so if you’re heading there, sign up for the Games Klatches and visit the …

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[3 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Pagoda Review

Pagoda is a two-player only game in which players compete to build multiple layers of up to six pagodas.

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[2 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Amateurs to Arms

Whole war coverage of the War of 1812 in CDG format.d

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[1 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Thunder Alley Review

Thunder Alley is a stock car racing game for 2-7 players with the feel and flexibility of a card-driven simulation. Drafting, teamwork, accidents, yellow flags, pit strategy, working to lead laps, and sprints to the finish are all included and bring the feel of racing to the game.

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[31 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Wings of War: Famous Aces

Card-based air combat in WWI, accounting for maneuver directly.

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[30 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Wanted: The Outlaws Review

The Outlaws is a euro-style card game where you get to lead a posse of bandits in the American Wild West. The meanest cowboys and most daring heists are all up for grabs in this fight to be the baddest outlaw in town.

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[28 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Spoils Review

The Spoils, a card game first released in 2006 by Tenacious Games, taps into other card games such as Magic: The Gathering and Magi-Nation for some of its gameplay mechanisms, but the game is uniquely its own.

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[27 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
High Frontier: Colonization

Updated expansion for the High Frontier game.

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[26 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Dawn Review

In New Dawn – a thematic sequel of Among the Stars and part of the Among the Stars Universe series – players take the role of Alliance officials.

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[25 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Guelphs and Ghibellines

Tactical system similar to Men of Iron, for three battles set in 13th Century Italy.

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[24 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Sails of Glory Review

Sails of Glory is a series of games that recreates naval combat in the Age of Sails (1650-1815). Based on the game system used in Wings of Glory (formerly Wings of War).

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[23 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Bioshock Infinite The Siege Review

Bioshock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia has players combating one another, stealing objectives from one another, assassinating leaders, destroying strongholds, bidding against each other for control of unfolding events and more. The first player/team to 10 victory points wins.

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[22 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Startup Fever

Representation of tech startup companies in the DOT COM boom. Focus is on hiring (and poaching) workers.

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[21 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Cataphract (Justinian + Land Battles) Review

Cataphract portrays the development of the art of war wrought by the early Byzantine Empire, during the reign of Emperor Justinian, under his great Generals, Belisarius and Narses.

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[20 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Video Blog Episode #5 – A sitdown with Scott Nicholson

An interview with Scott Nicholson

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[19 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
D&D Starter Set Available Today AND Wizards Of The Coast Interview Where YOU Can Get Involved

It’s been a long time since we have done this but this seems like a GREAT time to offer another 2D6.org Interview where YOU can ask your questions!
As you may know (if not see the 2 press releases below) the Great-Grandfather of all RPG’s is about to release its 5th edition on to the public. It’s no secret that I am an old school RPG’er (how old school? I have the original Red Box.. not that one… the ORIGINAL from the late 70′s). So it should come as no surprise …

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[19 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Airships

Economic engine game where purchases are made through rolling dice you obtain from the engine itself.

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[18 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Simple Great Battles of History Review

A significant simplification of GMT’s popular Great Battles of History series, this is a set of rules that allows you to play scenarios from any of the various ancient, non-War Galley, GBOH games (Alexander, SPQR, Caesar: The Civil Wars, Caesar: Conquest of Gaul, and Cataphract) and their many expansion modules. Many of the more fiddly aspects of the system have been dramatically simplified (shock combat, missile combat, orderly withdrawl, elephants, leader activation), or eliminated entirely (rout/rally, individual orders, strategy ratings, momentum, trumping). The rules for SGBOH are the same across …

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[17 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Drive Thru Review – “Top 10 Lunch Games”

Joel discusses his list of top ten lunch games.

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[16 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 26 – Picking Over the Bones

Sean and Ronan return to their Picking Over the Bones format and discuss four games that have fallen into the pit recently.
Discussed in this episode are Dark Darker Darkest, Helios, Pack of Heroes and Pagoda.
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 26 – PICKING OVER THE BONES
 
The Game Pit will be hosting some sessions at Loncon 3 in August so if you’re heading there, sign up for the Games Klatches and visit the gaming tent for some games and chat.
 
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