Unboxing Mystic Vale: Vale of Magic

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Previously I’ve unboxed1 and reviewed2 AEG’s Mystic Vale. Now I’ve gotten my hands on its first expansion, Vale of Magic. The expansion contains 54 advancement cards, 18 new vales, and the rulebook. I tried to get one of each new advancement type and vale in their respective pictures. Other than that it’s just the box and rulebook cover. The rulebook …

Unboxing Acquire

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Acquire has changed hands quite a bit in its history. It’s been in the hands of Hasbro since 1999 when they first published it under their newly-acquires (pun intended) Avalon Hill brand. Acquire has gone from a more functional to a more visually pleasing transition over the years, but the basic gameplay has stayed the same. Now Hasbro has a …

Interactive Audio World of Darkness Project

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I hadn’t heard of Earplay before today. Earplay is currently available as a skill on Alexa Enabled devices, and enables you to play games via voice and audio on said devices. Earplay and White Wolf today announced a new partnership to create a full length interactive audio experience scheduled to release this winter through Alexa and iOS. This will be …

Anima: Gate of Memories Coming to Mac

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While I’ve never played any of the Anima tabletop games, I’ve always admired the art style of them. To be more specific, the crazy weapons. A while back ago BadLand Games kickstarted a video game adaptation of Anima called Anima: Gate of Memories. It’s an action RPG that has a very similar feel to games like Devil May Cry where …

SUNRIGHTS INC. Brings Beyblade Burst Animated Series to Disney XD

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Hasbro has just announced that Beyblade Burst will air on Disney XD, premiering in December 2016. SUNRIGHTS INC. will be releasing the US localization of the show consisting of 51 half-hour episodes. Along with this news it was also announced that Disney XD has acquired the rights to air Beyblade episodes form the first and second generation of the show …

Unboxing Smiths of Winterforge

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Smiths of Winterforge is currently up for funding on Kickstarter. I’ll actually have a review of the game going up soon on Purple Pawn, most likely this Friday. The first thing I have to say, and what you’re about to see, is that this is one of the best prototypes I’ve ever received. While it’s not the final product, it …

Unboxing Storyline Scary Tales

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I’ve already reviewed and unboxed Storyline: Fairy Tales. Now Asmodee has released Storyline: Scarytales just in time for Halloween. It’s the same game, just spookier. Similar to Fairy Tales you’re getting 2 tales and over 100 cards. As is expected, you can combine both games to make even crazier stories. I didn’t take as many shots of the game as …

Pokémon: The First Movie Back in Theaters for Two Days

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Pokémon movie will be shown at over 200 Cinemark theaters on Saturday, October 29, and Tuesday, November 1. The movie will run with the “Pikachu’s Vacation” short. You can preorder tickets now for $5, which may be a good idea since I have a feeling shows will sell out. For those unfamiliar with the movie, and it’s tear jerker climax …

Review – Fone Bone 4-Inch Vinyl Figure

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Prelude Jeff Smith’s Bone is the winner of 11 Harvey awards and 10 Eisner awards, including best cartoonist and best humor publication. It’s also been named the best comic book by the National Cartoonists Society. Fone Bone, the series main protagonist is a widely recognized character and Cryptozoic has perfectly captured his likeness in a 4” vinyl figure. Play Fone …

New Pokémon and Characters revealed for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon

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Let’s start this post off with some new Pokémon that were announced. Silvally Type: Normal The Synthetic Pokémon Silvally is the evolution of Type: Null. This Pokémon changes its type when exclusive items are inserted into the drive on its head, and its somatic cells mutate and glow with different colors of light depending on its type. Silvally has the …