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[21 Apr 2014 | 2 Comments | ]
Villainy A new Super villain Game by Mayfair Games

Villainy™ is a game about aspiring super villains competing to be the first to enact their evil plans and overcome Fantastiman™, that pesky superhero who watches over the city day and night.

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[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Mad City Review

Mad City is a real-time competitive tile-laying game in which players compete to build the most lucrative city. In rounds that last exactly one minute, players must lay their hand of nine tiles out in a 3×3 grid in order to build their city districts in the most beneficial way.

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[26 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
1856

18xx series game set in Upper Canada. Special features include the Canadian Government Railroad, Loans, and a sliding scale of requirements to float.

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[13 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Dutch Golden Age (Video Review)

The game is played on a large game board of the Netherlands, divided into provinces. In addition, there are boxes for the East and the West Indies, and track round the edge of the board with the majority of spaces listing two of the ten provinces (in various combinations) that earn players varying amounts of income based on their influences in those provinces, or income spaces that earn players a flat income.

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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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[6 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Wallace’s Disk World Game Shipping in October 2013

‘The Witches’ is the second in the series of games based on the phenomenally successful books of Sir Terry Pratchett. Th e first game, ‘Discworld Ankh-Morpork’ has sold well over 50,000 copies around the world and garnered glowing reviews from all quarters.

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[17 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Downfall of Pompeii (2D6 Exclusive Content)

Pompeii was originally released in 2004 and has been brought back from its ashen grave by Mayfair with only a couple of minor changes. The reissue now contains an even 30 pieces for all 4 colors, allowing you to play whichever color you like in a 2 player game. Previously, you were stuck between only 2 color choices due to an uneven distribution of pieces. It also contains a clever mini expansion that contains 3 dual vent tiles. These tiles are double sided, containing a different symbol on each face. You may decide which side to use when placing them, providing for some additional variety and an interesting choice.

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[25 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
1853  (Video Review)

This is the Indian sub-continent (British Imperial India) member of the 18xx family of games. It is billed as A game for engineers who’ve had enough of the financiers! It involves five-foot-six and meter gauges, hills, mountains and the Himalayas, contract bids and government mails. The technical challenges of building a railroad network in difficult country stand on a par with the financial market manipulation which usually dominates the 18xx games.

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[11 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
Catan: Explorers and Pirates (LLU Review)

It is time to take to the open seas in search of exotic spices and bountiful fishing schools, but beware land lovers pirates lurk in these waters! Catan: Explorers and Pirates is an expansion pack for Settlers of Catan and offers three new unique game mechanics designed to break up the old Catan experience and bring users a fresh perspective on the game. Victory points are gained by successfully gathering Spice, Fishing, and invading Pirate Lairs (YARR!).

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[10 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Star Trek Catan Federation Space Map Set is Coming!

During its original mission, the Enterprise, Captain Kirk, and his intrepid crew visited many strange new worlds, and discovered many new life-forms and civilizations. Now you and your friends can Boldly Go and explore this galaxy too! Follow in Kirk’s “footsteps” with this 2 map expansion set.