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 …

Review – Stratos

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Designers: Jacob Chodoriwsky, David Gundrum Publisher: Board & Tale Year: 2014 MSRP: $59.95 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 30-120 min Ages: 14+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Stratos Prelude I first heard about Stratos on Instagram of all places. Drawn in by the artwork of the game’s new expansion, I messaged Board & Tale seeing if they’d be interested in a …

Review – Dragoon: The Barbarian and Rogue Expansion

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Designers: Jake Given, Zach Given, Jonathan Ritter-Roderick Publisher: Lay Waste Games Year: 2015 (2017 expansion) MSRP: Varies per edition Players: 2-4 (2-6 with expansion) Play Time: 23-60 min Ages: 13+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Dragoon Prelude I first had a chance to give Dragoon a shot back in 2015, shortly after PAX East while Lay Waste Games was still …

Review – Legion Supplies Hero Realms Cardbox

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What’s got 240 card sleeves, 4 dividers, 1 Captain Koska promo card, and can fit up to 500 of your fully-sleeved Hero Realms cards? Let me show you. Shortly after I had gotten White Wizard Games’ Star Realms I was sent a Legion Supplies box for the game to store it in. I loved it, as the Star Realms box …