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[18 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Mythotopia – A Written Review

When A Few Acres Of Snow came out and I could pretend to be Daniel Day Lewis, keep mumbling about Ken-Tuck-Eh, and ridicule my opponent by repeatedly calling him Grey-Hair – all while playing an engaging conflict heavy game of Dominion on a board, I was smitten. When the rumblings of a broken strategy surfaced, and were later verified, my heart was broken and the game quickly became marred and corrupt. It was like my sweet kid Timmy grew up and became a twisted and loathsome punk and all I could do was kick him out of the house and sever my ties. When Mythotopia was announced it was with guarded optimism that I began to pick up the pieces and my new prodigal son, Jimmy, could be ushered in to fill the void.

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[13 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Onward To Venus – A Written Review

Onward To Venus is a weird one for me. Before stepping up to the plate it already had two strikes against it as I’m not an enormous Martin Wallace fan and I also loathe all that is steam punk. But damn, look at that cover. The absolutely fantastic and spellbinding artwork of Greg Broadmore smothers the entirety of the design in such an appealing and gripping facade that I couldn’t do what D.A.R.E. taught me to and just say no.

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

4th game of the spielbox Wallace Edition.

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[30 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Rise of Empires

Euro-style civilization game.

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[12 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Automobile (Video Review)

Automobile is a 3-5 player game that bears a modern setting when compared to most of Wallace’s releases. Players are competing in the U.S. auto industry in the early 20th century, purchasing factories that turn out low-, medium- and high-valued vehicles, starting with the 1893 Duryea and moving through history from there.

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[23 May 2013 | One Comment | ]
Clash of Wills (Video Review)

It is near dawn on April 6th, 1862. The first major clash of arms in the western theater of the American Civil War is about to commence!
In Clash of Wills: Shiloh 1862, you and your opponent each control one of the opposing armies. As the Confederate player, you open the battle with a devastating surprise attack on the Union camps around Shiloh church. If you can route the disorganized blue coats and take Pittsburg Landing before reinforcements arrives, you can deal a potentially fatal blow to the invading Yankees. As …

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[17 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
“A Study in Emerald” A new Martin Wallace Game!

At the beginning of the game you are assigned a secret identity, which will either be that of a Restorationist or a Loyalist. Your identity matters as it determines what you need to do to achieve victory.

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[24 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Tree Frog will release “The Witches” a sequel to Terry Pratchett’s Discworld.

Treefrog is proud to announce that September 2013 will see the release of The Witches, the second Treefrog Discworld game, based on the novels of Sir Terry Pratchett.

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[4 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Age of Steam (Video Review)

Age of Steam relives the era when pioneering U.S. railroads built the tracks that transformed America’s economy.

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[26 Aug 2012 | 6 Comments | ]
Aeroplanes (Video Review)

The game defies a script.