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 …

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, …

Review – Warlock’s Tower

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Developer: Midipixel Publisher: Whippering Year: 2017 Platform: Steam, iOS, Google Play MSRP: $9.99 (Steam) / $1.99 (Mobile) Prelude I’ve been sitting on this review of Warlock’s Tower for too long, mostly because I thought I had already written it! Developed by Minipixel and published by Whippering for Steam, iOS, and Google Play, Warlock’s Tower tries to capture the look and …

Review – KhromaZones

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Designers: Darrin Horbal Publisher: DPH Studioz Year: 2017 MSRP: N/A Players: 1-3 Play Time: <30 min Ages: 12+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: N/A Prelude I was first introduced to DPH Studioz’ games when I had a chance to sit down with designer Darrin Horbal and play his Star Guard prototype. KhromaZones is a departure from the last game, containing …

Review – 3D Central Life Counter and Dice Box

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3D Central is a local operation based out of Richmond, Virginia. They offer a variety of 3D printing equipment and accessories. The store has been owned and operated by Chris Caswell and Cyndi Laird since 2011, when they bought their first 3D Printer and opened up an online store together. In addition to some really innovative services, like one-on-one training …

Review – InspiredCraftwork Imperial Assault Tokens and Storage

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Piggybacking off my recent reviews of Broken Egg Games’ custom acrylic Imperial Assault tokens and Feldherr’s foam trays, I wanted to take a moment to spotlight the print work of InspiredCraftwork, a custom print shop out of Daly City, California, owned and operated by Derick Hui. InspiredCraftwork prints a number of 3D items that you can purchase on Etsy.com, such …