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[14 Jul 2014 | One Comment | ]
Legendary Review

Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game is set in the Marvel Comics universe. To set up the game, players choose a number of hero decks – Spider-Man, Hulk, Cyclops, Wolverine, etc.

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[28 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Thunderstone Worlds Collide Review

Thunderstone Advance: Worlds Collide tells the story of a battle for survival in a world of ancient evil and darkness. This set showcases 550 cards from the first six Thunderstone releases, including previously hard-to-find promos, all updated and fully compatible with Thunderstone Advance, along with many fan favorites from this deck-builder’s history.

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[31 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Eminent Domain: Escalation (Video Review)

Escalation is the first expansion to Eminent Domain and it provides a ton of new things for the Eminent Domain fan base.

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[16 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Warring Kingdom by Harry Gao (Kickstarter Preview)

Warring Kingdom is a deck builder that brings something fresh to the genre – player interaction. Now it is my opinion that deck building games can, not always but certainly can, just seem to be a multiplayer game of solitaire.

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[9 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Dead@17: The Battle for Darlington Hills Review

Dead @ 17: the Battle for Darlington Hills is a deck-building game where players fight for the side of good or evil building powerful decks.

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[8 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Starlit Citadel Reviews Trains

In Trains, the players are such capitalists, managing private railways companies and striving to become bigger and better than the competition. The game takes place during the 19th and 20th century in the 2012 OKAZU Brand edition, whereas the 2013 AEG edition is set in modern times, with bullet trains, freight trains and more.

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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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[18 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Stack & Attack by EGRA Games – Preview

In Stack and Attack you play a neanderthal in an age where technology doesn’t quite exist. Down on your luck you decide to look to the heavens and build a monument that the Gods can not ignore. You head to the quarry and grab stones of all shapes and sizes and being to stack them on top on another. After a bit of work you realize your neighbors all had the same idea, and the Gods will only show favor onto one. It is time to stack faster and if needed throw stones at their towers to buy you some more time.

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[31 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Trains (Video Review)

In Trains, the players are such capitalists, managing private railways companies and striving to become bigger and better than the competition. The game takes place during the 19th and 20th century in the 2012 OKAZU Brand edition, whereas the 2013 AEG edition is set in modern times, with bullet trains, freight trains and more. Use your facilities, trains and personnel to surpass your adversaries, and become the King of Railways.

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[8 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]
Critical Review – Trains

I love being proved wrong. Next to failing at something and learning how to be better, being proved wrong is probably one of the most exhilarating experiences in life. When it comes to gaming, trends start, build big early, and continue in the same pattern more so than we’d like to admit. Deckbuilding games are a great example of that. Dominion, Ascension, Eminent Domain… each one got a bit better at the formula, but none seemed to ever perfect it.