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[8 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | ]
The Builders: Middle Ages Review

In The Builders: Middle Ages, the cards represent buildings or workers. Players score points (and gain money) by completing the construction of buildings, while placing a worker on a construction site costs money.

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[23 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Critical Preview – Hollywood

In the movie-making game Hollywood, each player is a studio boss who tries to produce the most successful blockbuster. Players construct movies from game cards that they draft or purchase.

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[29 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Concordia Review

Concordia is a peaceful strategy game of economic development in Roman times for 2-5 players aged 13 and up. Instead of looking to the luck of dice or cards, players must rely on their strategic abilities.

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[27 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Pay Dirt Review

In Pay Dirt, a gold excavation game set in Alaska, players must manage and grow their entire mining outfit, from workers and personnel to equipment and gear.

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[12 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Dragon’s Hoard Review

In Dragon’s Hoard, each player plays a dragon hunting for treasure. Collect sheep from the farmer’s fields and use them to buy treasures, but watch out! Other players will send angry mobs and wizards your way to stop you.

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[13 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Critical Reviews – Krosmaster Arena

Krosmaster: Arena is a player-vs-player, tactical card game with anime-style miniatures that offers the craftiest tacticians among you the chance to challenge other players to heated battles in arenas scattered around Hormonde.

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[15 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Amityville Project: Phobos ( Video Review)

Phobos is a Horror, Fast Paced game with 80 Highly detailed Miniatures for 2-4 players and is the first part of the Amityville Project. Two more games will follow: The Amityville Project: Lethargos which is a Cooperative, Horror, Miniature game for 3-6 players and final Erevos a Miniature “Wargame” played in the real world and in the dream world and there the story comes to an end and the characters of the story face the Syndicate and all of its members who started the Amityville Project.

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[11 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Off The Shelf Board Game Reviews Presents – Core Worlds And The Galactic Orders Expansion!

Core Worlds is a card drafting and deck building game of galactic conquest for 2-5 players ages 10+ with an average play time of 60-120 minutes designed by Andrew Parks and Published by Stronghold Games
“The ancient Galactic Realm, ruled from the Core Worlds of the galaxy, is waning. Now, the barbaric kingdoms that lie beyond the galactic frontier are amassing their strength, choosing this pivotal moment to strike at the heart of the fading republic, establishing new empires built upon the ashes of decaying civilizations. But these outer systems are …

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[28 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Worker Placement (Video Review)

Worker Placement is an easy-to-learn strategy board game of earning cash and gaining reputation. In the game, you assume the role of a temporary employment agency CEO who is trying to build his or her start-up business into a thriving operation. The path to success seems simple enough: hire unemployed temp workers, help them to upgrade their skills, and find them the best short-term jobs so your company can get paid its cut. Competition with other temp agencies is fierce, though, so establishing a solid reputation as a reliable and dependable agency can bump your workers towards the front of the employment line.

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[18 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Heroes of Normandie GenCon 2013 Preview with the Designer

A miniatures game without miniatures, Heroes of Normandie is a fast-paced WW2 strategy wargame inspired by Hollywood war movies. A tactical scale board-game opposing two players and two armies, with the Germans on one side and the Americans on the other. Players use order tokens to determine initiative and to bluff. While a single six-sided die determines combat, action cards are played to spice things up. Secretly plan your attacks and outwit your opponent. Block the opposing strategy and surprise the enemies. Deploy your units and don’t turn back!