10 x 10 Board Game Challenge

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I’ve been seeing a lot of posts about the 10 x 10 Board Game Challenge now that the new year has started. The first place I saw it was on Tim Blank’s post on Gameworthy Labs’ site. The idea is to choose 10 board games and play each 10 times over the course of the year. Not an easy task, …

2016 Five and Dime List

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It’s that time of year again! Below is my Five and Dime list for 2016. What’s a Five and Dime list? It’s a list of all games I played 5+ or 10+ times. I review a lot of games, so not a lot get repeat play. It’s always interesting to see what games actually got played this much. The real …

Dragoon’s Upcoming Expansion has a Print-and-Play Beta

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Lay Waste Games announced a print-and-play beta of their upcoming 5-6 Player expansion for Dragoon. The expansion adds humans into the mix, specifically a Barbarian and Rouge. Each has their own nasty way to play and cause trouble for those pesky dragons. The Rogue is a stealthy character, sneaking around other players, digging tunnels for quick movement across the map …

Double Dragon IV Coming to PS4 and Steam

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Arc System Works just announced the latest installment of the popular Double Dragon series, Double Dragon IV, will arrive on the PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®4 and Steam (PC) on January 29th and 30th in North America respectively (1/30 and 31st JST.) Key team members involved in the 1987 arcade version including Original Planner, Yoshihisa Kishimoto, Designer, Koji Ogata, and Composer, …

Unboxing Gamer Deck 1

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After a great run on Kickstarter, Gamer Deck 1 is starting to arrive in the hands of backers. You may remember my original post about the deck from when I first backed it. The turnaround from Kickstarter to delivered product was pretty quick, and now I’ve got my own Gamer Deck to enjoy. Here’s some shots of the packaging and …

The Future of A Pawn’s Perspective

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It’s almost 2017 and soon A Pawn’s Perspective will be a year old. The site has come a long way since I first started it as an overflow of items that didn’t really fit on Purple Pawn. It’s grown by leaps and bounds, and I’m starting to feel like maybe using my own personal social accounts aren’t doing the content …

Micro Unboxing Sandships

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Hot on the heels of last night’s post is my micro-unboxing of Looney Lab’s Sandships! It’s micro because there’s not much to it before adding Looney Pyramids and dice. Like I said last night, I already have 4 sets of Pyramids from my Zendo set. I just printed a 5th set today that didn’t come out that great but will …

Looney Labs Holiday Gift – Sandships

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A wonderful surprise showed up in the mail today courtesy of Looney Labs. Packed into a neat envelope was Sandships, a Pyramid Arcade game that is played with stacks of 3 pyramids in 5 different colors. I haven’t opened it yet (I’m waiting until tomorrow to get some better pictures of it) so I haven’t read the rules. The only …

Micro Review – Barnyard Battle

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Prelude KidRealm recently released a new stand-alone game called Barnyard Battle. Basically, it’s a re-theme of Castle Combat using barnyard animals and wrapped in a retail-friendly package. I got the game in the mail a week or so ago and finally had a chance to sit down and play with my home’s reigning Castle Combat champ, my 6-year-old. Play Like …

World Beyblade Organization Launches New Site for 8th Anniversary

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After a lengthy downtime the World Beyblade Organization has relaunched with a brand-new site for their 8th Anniversary celebration. The new site is fully responsive, bright, and airy. It’s a much-needed step in a modern direction for the WBO. Along with a new site, they also commissioned two new Beyblade characters by Takafumi Adachi, author of the Metal Fight Beyblade …