Boston FIG 2017 – Susurrus: Season of Tides

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Evil Overlord Games was showing off their massively multiplayer, story-driven text adventure, Susurrus: Season of Tides at Boston FIG this year. The game has players taking the role of a Mage, Vampire, or Werewolf in a world hidden just under normal mortal eyes. The game contains tons of custom artwork and music to really help immerse the player into the world of …

Boston FIG 2017 – Spell Scroll

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Spell Scroll was located in a very unassuming booth towards the back of the gym where the tabletop games were being shown. Still in development, it’s a card battle game that ditches most card battle tropes and delves into 1 one 1 combat between two mages. Each player gets a Sorcerer, a deck of spells, 20 health, and dial to …

Board Game Bowls Review

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  Recently, the good folks at Board Game Bowls, sent over a 16-piece Master Bundle ($85.00) for us to take a look at. Board Game Bowls, home-based in Auckland, New Zealand, crafts beautiful sets of wooden tabletop bowls to help organize and contain various board game components like tokens, dice, and coins. Board Game Bowls launched on Kickstarter a little …

Boston FIG 2017 – Ten Candles

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Cavalry Games booth at Boston FIG was showcasing a game they’ve had out since 2015 called Ten Candles, a zero-prep tabletop horror storytelling game designed for one-shot 2-4 hour sessions. Played by the light of ten candles that also functions as a sort of timer for the game, players try to complete meaningful tasks in a world where catastrophe has …

Yu-Gi-Oh! Wave of Light Structure Deck

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Love Fairies? If so, you’re in luck. The 2nd Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG release of 2018 will be the Wave of Light Structure Deck, available starting Friday, Jan. 19. The 41-card Fairy themed Deck focuses on the Counter Trap Fairy strategy and contains: 36 Common Cards 3 Super Rare Cards 2 Ultra Rare Cards 1 Token Card 1 Beginner’s Guide 1 Double-sided …

Boston FIG 2017 – You’ve Been Poisoned!

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Tim Blank, one of the Boston FIG organizers and founder of Gameworthy Labs, has a most interesting booth setup on the show floor. You’ve Been Poisoned! was an escape room experience condensed and modified to work within a convention booth space. The premise behind the game is that the players have been poisoned and have been locked inside their poisoner’s …

Boston FIG 2017 – Shrug Island

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Shrug Island is a hand-drawn tale, a game of nature puzzles and musical adventure. It’s also the recipient of Boston FIG’s 2017 “Innovation in Art and Narrative” award for digital games. Based on the existing world from the award-winning 2009 animated short, Shrug, Shrug Island is a point and click adventure set in 4 chapters. Currently the first chapter has …

Boston FIG 2017 – THE CRINIMALS

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THE CRINIMALS table at Boston FIG was packed full of players every time I walked past it, so, unfortunately, I never got a chance to play. I did, however, get to watch several games and it was enough to really catch my eye. In THE CRINIMALS up to 4 players take the role of animal criminals who have just successfully …

New Ataribox Details Emerge

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With a design inspired by the iconic console and powered by the latest chip technology, Ataribox will offer much more than video games More details about Atari’s upcoming Ataribox came out today. The console will be powered by an AMD customized processor with Radeon Graphics technology. Not only that, but the console will run Linux with an interface customized for …