Unboxing Villages of Valeria

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I had only recently heard about Villages of Valeria and reached out to Daily Magic Games with an inquiry to review the game. A few days later the game showed up at my doorstep and now I can provide you fine folks with some pictures of what comes in the box. I’m hoping to get a chance to play the …

Review – Pocket Kingdom

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Prelude Published by Plug In Digital, and WhisperGames, Pocket Kingdom is an indie puzzle platformer released on Steam back in December. The game is a throwback to the Amiga days of old and certainly, captures the look, feel, and sounds of the era. I’ve had the game for a while now and have certainly put it through its paces. Play …

10 x 10 Board Game Challenge January Plays

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January is over. It’s now time to check how well I’m doing in my 10×10 Board Game Challenge. I’ve played a lot of games this month. Unfortunately not many off my list. Avoid the Void 2 Plays. 2 plays of Avoid the Void this time around, and both were at the very start of the time. I took the game …

Unboxing Element

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I just received my copy of Element from Rather Dashing Games over the weekend and I’ve been dying for a chance to sit down and take some pictures of it. While there’s not much in the box, what is in there looks great. The sage’s have a really nice feel, similar to the pawns in Onitama. The embroidered bag was …

Jungle Dragon Card for Arena of the Planeswalkers

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Update There are now 3 Jungle Dragon cards, each with a different ability. Test them out and comment on which one you like best! In my recent review of Safari, Inc’s Jungle Dragon I mentioned how I would be putting said dragon into good use with my copy of Magic: Arena of the Planeswalkers. I’ve finally gotten around to creating …

Kickstarter – Legrand Legacy

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Legrand Legacy – Tale of the Fatebounds, a new game from SEMISOFT, is currently up on Kickstarter and almost funded. It’s a turn-based RPG with beautiful visuals and an interesting cast of characters. There’s also a castle mechanic where NPCs can help you rebuild and protect your headquarters throughout the game. SEMISOFT has released an pre-alpha prologue that contains the …

Review – Shift DX 3DS

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Prelude Shift began its life as an online game back around 2008. There have been several sequels and iOS ports since that time. Now Shift DX arrives on the Nintendo 3DS containing all the levels from the first two Shift games and adds over 100 new levels. Play At its core, Shift DX is simple to control. You can jump …

Pokémon Duel for Mobile / Pokémon Bank Update

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There’s been two new announcements coming from the Pokémon camp in the past few days. The first is Pokémon Duel, a new mobile game for iOS and Android that brings the excitement of of a tabletop game to your phone or tablet. The goal of each match is to get your Pokémon to the other side of the board by …

10 x 10 Board Game Challenge Picks

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Back toward the beginning of the month I posted about the 10×10 Board Game Challenge. I’ve finally printed out the sheet and picked my 10 games. Here they are in no particular order (lies, they’re alphabetical.) Avoid the Void is an excellent game that was released last year by Geek Fever Games. It’s faced paced, handles up to 7 players, …

Unboxing Hasbro’s Beyblade Burst – Part 2

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Beyblade Burst is finally showing up on store shelves in the US allowing fans in the states to finally snag these awesome Beys at reasonable prices. I was able to get my hands on some more of Hasbro’s releases, and I’m still pretty impressed. Stadiums are still a disappointment, but I didn’t expect Hasbro to produce any of quality like …