Nidhogg II Review

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Developer: Messhof Publisher: Messhof Year: 2017 Platform: Steam, PS4 MSRP: $14.99 Prelude The original Nidhogg is a modern classic. It’s pixel art, simple gameplay, and amazing multiplayer support won the hearts of gamers, many who still enjoy the game to this day. The object of the game was simple, make your way to the opponent’s side of the screen. You and your opponent would …

Dice Forge Review

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Designers: Régis Bonnessée Publisher: Asmodee Year: 2017 MSRP: $39.99 Players: 2-4 Play Time:  30 min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Dice Forge Prelude Rise up to become a demigod in a celestial challenge of the divine in Asmodee’s Dice Forge. Choose from one of 4 of the mightiest heroes and make offerings to the gods to forge more powerful dice or perform …

Amasser Dragons Review

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Designers:  Shawn Wilson (II) Publisher: Shawnsolo Games Year: 2016 MSRP: $59.99 Players: 2-6 Play Time:  60-90 min Ages: 13+ Rules Available Online: No BGG:  Amasser Dragons Prelude I first saw Amasser Dragons on Shawnsolo’s Instagram feed and instantly fell in love with the late 80’s/early 90’s style fantasy artwork of the game. It’s a game about amassing as much gold as …

Review – Seikatsu

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Designers:  Matt Loomis, Isaac Shalev Publisher: IDW Games Year: 2017 MSRP: N/A Players: 1-4 Play Time: 15-30 min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Seikatsu Prelude I first got a look at Seikatsu in 2016 at the first-ever Connecticut Festival of Indie Games, back when it was a bunch of poker chips and a paper board. It was at this …

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 …