Into the Black: Boarding Party Kickstarter

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Back on August 20, 2017, I posted a preview of James Campbell’s Into the Black: Boarding Party. Unfortunately, last year’s Kickstarter attempt did not quite make it. However, I am happy to announce that after several years of development and 2 previous Kickstarter attempts, Into the Black: Boarding Party is back on Kickstarter. This latest attempt was fully funded on …

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Cooking Rumble Unboxing

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Time for my Cooking Rumble Unboxing! You may remember by Cooking Rumble preview back in August of 2017. After a super successful Kickstarter campaign, Aether Tower is finally sending copies of the game out to backers! My copy arrived yesterday and I’m ultra-happy with the final product. Cooking Rumble comes in a sturdy little box with a full-art sleeve. Inside, …

Interview with Studio Woe’s Brent Critchfield, Designer of Gruff

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Recently Studio Woe announced their plans to make their card game of battling mutant goats, Gruff, Kickstarter exclusive going forward. Designer Brent Critchfield took some time to answer a few of my questions about Gruff’s transition and what it means for the future of the game. — So before we dig into the big announcement why don’t you introduce yourself …

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Beyonder Review

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Designers: Jordan Campbell, Simon McEntire, Caleb McEntire, Robin McEntire, Dan Zahn Publisher: Flying NightBear Games Year: 2015 MSRP Print: $48 MSRP PDF: $18 Pages: 330 RPGG: Beyonder If first saw Beyonder at Pax Unplugged 2017, being drawn into to the Flying NightBear Games booth by all the wonderful artwork they had on display and being hooked by the McEntire brothers’ explanation of the game …

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Flip & Find’s Diner Preview

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Designers: Gerald King III Publisher: Spontaneously Combustible Games Year: 2018 Minimum Pledge: $25 Players: 1-4 Play Time: 15-30 min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Flip & Find’s Diner Flip & Find’s Diner, currently up on Kickstarter, is a family memory game by Gerald King III from Spontaneously Combustible Games. The game has players flipping over 4 tiles on …

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Professor Evil and The Citadel of Time Unboxing

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Professor Evil and The Citadel of Time Unboxing time! Inside is everything you need to foil Professor Evil’s and his time machine as he rips off famous historical items from the past and future. The board is a beautifully illustrated map of Professor Evil’s mansion, the standees full-body illustrations of each character. The game’s cards are oversized and filled with the …

Your Family Rocks Preview

Your Family Rocks! Preview

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Designers: Nuno Sousa Publisher: Self Published Year: 2018 Minimum Pledge: N/A Players: 2-6 Play Time: 20-100 min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: Your Family Rocks! Your Family Rocks! is a family-style party gaming hitting Kickstarter soon where you use your own family photos to play the game. The goal of the game is to have the most prosperous family by …

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the Past Review

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Designers: Kevin Wilson Publisher: IDW Games Year: 2016 MSRP: $89.99 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 60-90 Min Ages: 14+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the Past Editors note: My apologies for the lateness of this review! I swear I thought I had already written this beauty up and it wasn’t until the kids and I broke it out again recently that I realized I …