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[9 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Chaco War

 
20th Century engagement between Paraguay and Bolivia, showcasing a war driven more by the generals than by political aims.
Includes significant supply, political infighting among officers, and engineering rules.
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[8 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Dreadball Season 4 – READ ALL ABOUT IT HERE!!

Dreadball is about to release its Fourth Season full of new teams, new rules, new MVP’s, and you can read all about it, right here!

First off if you are new to Dreadball, Dreadball is a futuristic sports game between 2 teams (up to 6 teams if you own Dreadball Ultimate, mostly the same rules, with a larger game field), that blends a stylistic futuristic Rugby with a smidgen of Hockey and soccer to create the best replacement for the long defunct Bloodbowl property from Games Workshop.
Dreadball releases in Seasons that …

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[7 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Year of DreadBall kicks-off with Season 4

It’s no secret I am a big fan of Dreadball and really consider it first real legitimate replacement for the long abandoned Games workshop property Blood Bowl. So season 4 (i.e. more stuff) is a good thing!
Admittedly it’s not much but 4 more teams and no assembly required has my attention already!

PRESS RELEASE:
NEW SEASON, FRESH BLOOD
The Year of DreadBall kicks-off with Season 4

Mantic Games is proud to announce Season 4 will be released to retailers in January and February 2015.

The new Season is spearheaded by the new 48-page full color …

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[5 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Warriors & Traders

(from NSKN)
Warriors & Traders is a pure strategy game that combines economy, negotiation and war. 2 to 6 players strive to build their empire in the Dark Ages of Europe, managing scarce resources, fighting and negotiating their way to victory.
In the beginning every player chooses his starting country and starts owning only the capital province, striving to build up an empire. The main mechanic of the game is taking Actions, two per turn for each player. These Actions can be used to develop one of the country’s technologies, to build …

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[5 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
PRESS RELEASE: Stronghold Games Announces the Release of Pictomania

Stronghold Games Announces the Release of Pictomania
Pictomania is designed by Vlaada Chvatil, designer of five of the Top 100 Ranked Games on BGG
New Jersey, USA – January 5, 2015
Stronghold Games is proud to announce the publication of the second English language edition of Pictomania.  This game was previously published only in a very limited edition in English by Czech Games Edition.  With the Stronghold Games global distribution network, this publication will provide gamers worldwide with access to this great game.

Pictomania is a drawing game for 3 to 6 players.  In …

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[1 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
The War of the Triple Alliance

Little covered topic of a war from the same era as the ACW – and the largest land war in South America.

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[25 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Xia: Legends Of A Drift System – A Written Review

This game mechanically is all guns starboard lined up and ready to obliterate the Euro spectrum of science fiction. This is a game full of random chance, daring risks, and bloated with setting in the most satisfying of ways.

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[23 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Tide at Sunrise

Tide at Sunrise continues the philosophy that began with A Victory Lost. Using tried and true mechanics but with some major twists, Tide at Sunrise will be a major test of player skill that is rarely seen in the wargaming hobby.

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[19 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Warfighter: The Tactical Special Forces Card Game

In Warfighter you take control of a contemporary fireteam of roughly 1-5 Special Forces operatives, outfit them with many gear options, and then tackle one of several missions as you maneuver your highly skilled force through the suffocating jungle or claustrophobic Middle Eastern streets.

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[17 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Peloponnesian War

Mark Herman’s solo design (which can also be played opposed or even multi-player) covering the classic era conflict
between Sparta and Athens.

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[11 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Top 5 Lists You Keep Loosing to in Krosmaster!

Nothing like a little Krosmaster strategy!

Hello Krosmaster fans. I am Robert with Japanime Games. I have helped run most of the larger tournaments in the United States and have watched a lot of competitive Krosmaster grow and  develop. Hopefully with the help of this article series, your own competitve Krosmaster play with grow and develop. To get things started, we are going to dive into an introduction of the five main reasons that you keep losing Krosmaster Arena, or more specifically the five lists that you keep losing to!
1 Goultard …

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[11 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
D&D: Dungeon Master’s Guide Available Today

Today, Wizards of the Coast announced the release of the third and final core rulebook for the highly praised fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game – the Dungeon Master’s Guide.
This book, along with the other recently released Player’s Handbook and Monster Manual, provides players with the tools and inspiration needed to experience the highly praised Tyranny of Dragons storyline. Whether a seasoned Dungeon Master or one just starting out, the Dungeon Master’s Guide provides everything a DM needs to weave legendary stories, including world-building tools, hundreds …

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[10 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Claustrophobia – Furor Sanguinis

Furor Sanguinis includes a new unit, Kartikeya, 3 new tiles and a group of new tokens used across its 6 scenarios.

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[7 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 38 – The Big Essen 2014 Review

Now that they have all had time to digest the 2014 Essen Spiel, Sean and Ronan are joined by Lloyd and Pouria to take a look back at all the games that crossed their paths during the games fair.
The episode starts with 12 games discussed before announcing each of their top 5 games from this years Essen adventure.
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 38 – THE BIG ESSEN 2014 REVIEW

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[5 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Bloodtree Rebellion

Lynn Willis’ innovative counter-insurgency SF design. Game covers a rebellion intent on
preventing the transport of food materials to a major exploitation port.

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[4 Dec 2014 | One Comment | ]
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Skull and Shackles – (OTSBGR)

The PACG is a deckbuilding game for 1-4 players with a twist because your “deck” is going to continue on and level up through an entire fantasy campaign!
“Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. Each player has a unique character composed of a deck of cards and a set of stats. Roleplayers will find the stats very familiar—characters have classes such as fighter, wizard, and rogue, as well as numbers that define strength, dexterity, intelligence, etc. You’ll improve …

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[2 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Flashpoint: Golan

With a system originally intended for a WWIII in Europe game, Flashpoint: Golan takes a close
look at mobile operational warfare in the modern era, set in the Near East.

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[1 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Among The Stars – Expanding The Alliance

Among The Stars first expansion, The Ambassadors, felt like a huge addition to the game that really filled out the design and provided for a satisfying feeling of completeness.

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[30 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Right Fierce & Terrible

Now, this important but little known battle is yours for the trying, with Right Fierce & Terrible: The Battle of Sluys

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[29 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Galaxy Defenders – A Written Review

Galaxy Defenders is a mechanically enjoyable design with one of the best campaign systems for a game of this type yet it has an enormous monkey on its back which has kept it from hitting that next level