Review – Thinkgeek’s New Bag of Holding

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It wasn’t long ago that I had posted about the release of ThinkGeek’s new Bag of Holding. The other weekend at PAX East I met with ThinkGeek to see what else they had coming out soon and they were kind of enough to send me home with one of the new bags to help me carry all my con swag …

Review – Eldritch Arts Dice Boxes

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A few days ago Eldritch Arts sent me three of their more popular dice boxes to check out: Deep One, Elemental Flame, and Elven Tree. Eldritch Arts is based out of Stanwood, Washington. They produce a number of beautiful laser-cut Jatoba (Brazilian Cherry) dice boxes that they sell on Etsy.com. Jatoba is a strong, wear-resistant, reddish-colored wood (twice the hardness …

PAX East 2017 – Divinity: Original Sin 2

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Larian Studios had an impressive showing at PAX East with plenty of workstations loaded with an early access copy of Divinity: Original Sin 2. Set a thousand years after the first game, Divinity: Original Sin 2 features a darker and more grounded narrative than its award-winning predecessor, while building on its lauded combat systems. Just the first chapter of the …

Anima: Gate of Memories Beyond Fantasy Edition Now on PS4

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Anima: Gate of Memories Beyond Fantasy Edition was released for the PS4 today. This special edition, available for $49.99, is available in limited quantaties. It includes: Anima: Gate of Memories game for PS4 Collector’s box Full-color, 52-page hardcover art book 25-track original soundtrack with jewel case Tarot card deck (22 cards, just the Major Arcana Framed art print of the …

Preview – Cytosis: A Cell Biology Game

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Designers: John Coveyou Publisher: Genius Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: $39 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 50-75 Min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: Cytosis: A Cell Biology Game Prelude I’d only recently found out about Cytosis, a game that may have slipped by my radar if it weren’t for a PR company I deal with on a normal basis. …

Barbarians: The Invasion Kickstarter Coming Soon

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Tabula Games has announced their latest upcoming Kickstarter project—Barbarians: The Invasion. Barbarians is the brainchild of Pierluca Zizzi, author of Hyperborea, Signorie, Asgard, and Simurgh. Set in the mysterious world of Fenian, Barbarians is a Eurogame similar in origination as its predecessors—players jockey for control of a strategic map by conquering territories and gaining resources. However, Barbarians is not the …

Review – Dog Might Adventure Case

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A few weeks ago Dog Might shot me over one of their amazing-looking Adventure Cases over to take a look at. These cases are ultra-customizable and meant to provide an elegant, and functional, storage solution for tabletop gamers. Ease case is is custom made for each customer, who can choose from multiple kinds of wood, felt/suede linings, cover designs, and …

Review – War Co.

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Designers: Brandon Rollins Publisher: Pangea Games Year: 2017 MSRP: $27.99 – $69.99 Players: 2-6 Play Time: 60 Min Ages: 14+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: War Co. Prelude I had completely missed out on Pangea Games Company’s Kickstarter for War Co. last year. Had I seen it, I probably would have backed it based on the card art alone. Unfortunately …

Review – 3DPrinterSpencer Low Poly Tabletop Units

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Lately, I have been seeking out quality sources for good 3D prints. In my search, I stumbled upon 3DPrinterSpencer. Spencer McGuire out of Valdosta, Georgia, prints and sells a number of gaming items on Etsy.com (like this charging dock for Nintendo Switch or this Joycon Mini-Grip). In particular, his Low-Poly D&D Tabletop Units got my attention. The designs for these …

Review – Bill & Ted’s Excellent Boardgame

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Designers: Sam Mitschke, Randy Scheunemann Publisher: Steve Jackson Games Year: 2016 MSRP: $24.95 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 25–50 Min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: Bill & Ted’s Excellent Boardgame Prelude Strange things are afoot at the Circle K… Bill & Ted need to collect famous people throughout time to pass their history test, form their band, Wyld Stallyns, …