Review – Aura

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Designers: Michael Orion Publisher: Breaking Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: Players: 2-4 Play Time: 20-40 min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Aura Prelude 4 identical decks, each made up of cards numbered 1-8, plus action cards, in 5 different colors, are all that comes with Aura. Those 4 decks make up a casual card game for beginner and hardcore card players alike. …

Review – Reign

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Designers: Khairul Hamdan Publisher: Garage Games Australia Year: 2017 Players: 3-7 Play Time: 30-45 minutes Ages: 12+ Rules Available Online: Yes How to Play: Video BGG: Reign Reign: The Card Game is a card game of diplomacy, deceit, and betrayal reminiscent of a Games of Throne’s style fight for the crown. First, let’s take a look at what comes in …

Review – A Dog’s Life

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Designers: Christophe Boelinger Publisher: BETON GAMES Year: 2016 Minimum Pledge: $49 Players: 2-6 Play Time: 30-60 minutes Ages: 6+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: A Dog’s Life Prelude What’s it like to walk in the paws for a day? A Dog’s Life claims to be the boardgame to play to find out! Roam the streets, beg for food, pee on things, and try to find delicious …

Review – No Regerts: The Game of Art and Poor Life Choices

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Designers: David Petrie Publisher: Poisonfish Games Year: 2017 MSRP: $24.99 Players: 2-6 Play Time: 25 minutes Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Video BGG: No Regerts: The Game of Art and Poor Life Choices Prelude There’s nothing like the feeling of a getting a new tattoo. There’s excitement, a little anxiety, some pain, then the payoff of seeing your new ink in the flesh. Literally. The best part? …

Review – Riptale

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Developer: Super God Publisher: Super God Year: 2017 Platform: Steam MSRP: $5.99 Prelude Super God’s first game, Riptale, is a 2D action roguelike meant to play fast, brutal, and bloody. In the game, Dragons have taken over the land. Only those who can use the power of Astral Gems can kill them with attacks so powerful that take the beasts …

Review – Dungeon Dice

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Designers: Sam Coates Publisher: Potluck Games Year: 2014 MSRP: $49 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 20+ minutes Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Dungeon Dice Recently, Potluck Games completed their Kickstarter campaign for Dungeon Dice: The Lost King. This expansion to the original Dungeon Dice was fully funded in April 2017, and expects delivery in December 2017. In anticipation of …

Review – Game Matz Kraken Dice

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Recently, the fine folks over at Game Matz shared some of their wares with us—Kraken Dice. Based out of San Diego, Game Matz specializes in producing and selling unique gaming mats and dice sets and dice bags for RPG gaming. Shown below are a few examples of what they have to offer: A leather dice bag containing a 7-piece metal …

Review – Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles

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Developer: Prideful Sloth Publisher: Prideful Sloth Year: 2017 Platform: Steam, PS4 MSRP: $19.99 Prelude Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles was recently released by Prideful Sloth on Steam and the PS4. It’s an open world game where you’re tasked with saving Gemea, an island paradise slowly being consumed by Murk. I was able to get a copy for review a bit …

Review – Siren Miniatures

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Recently, Siren Miniatures sent over a few of their newly released minis for us to take a look at. Located in Warsaw, this small creative workshop in Poland makes some really great miniatures. The models they produce are highly unique, stylized, and of very high quality. Let’s take a look. Wrought with personality and imagination, these 32mm scale models are …

Review – Lovecraft Letter

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Designers: Seiji Kanai Publisher: AEG Year: 2017 MSRP: N/A Players: 2-6 Play Time: 5-15 minutes Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: Lovecraft Letter Prelude Seiji Kanai’s Love Letter made waves when it first arrived in 2012. The game packed a lot of fun into just 16 cards, leading a micro-game revolution. Since then AEG has put out a bunch …