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 …

Review – Double Dragon IV

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Developer: Arc System Works Publisher: Arc System Works Director: Yoshihisa Kishimoto Year: 2017 Platform: Playstation 4 / Steam MSRP: $6.99 Prelude I remember first playing Double Dragons in the arcade, popping quarter after quarter in the machine. I remember how my dad used to try and play, too, and I’d get frustrated and knock him into pits. I also remember …

Review – Feldherr Imperial Assault Foam Tray

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Anyone who owns and plays Star Wars: Imperial Assault by Fantasy Flight Games knows that there are a lot of box components. And, with Fantasy Flight releasing expansion after expansion—and hoards of solo units—the free space on my closet shelf is dwindling fast. Organization is also a problem. Where do you keep all of the game tiles, tokens, and cards? …

Review – This Belongs in a Museum

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Designer: Mike Richie Publisher: Rather Dashing Games Year: 2017 MSRP: $24.99 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 20-30 min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Pending Prelude I’m not familiar with Rather Dashing Games’ Drawn & Quartered series of tile-laying games of which Pirates, Ninjas, Robots, & Zombies and Graveyards, Ghosts & Haunted Houses are part of. This Belongs in a …

Review – Mole Rats in Space

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Designer: Matt Leacock Publisher: Peaceable Kingdom Year: 2017 MSRP: $19.99 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 20 min Ages: 7+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Mole Rats in Space Prelude Matt Leacock is widely known through the boardgame industry for his amazing cooperative games like Pandemic, Pandemic Legacy, Forbidden Island, and Forbidden Desert. Now he’s teamed up with Peaceable Kingdom to create …

Review – OGRE 6th Edition

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Designer: Steve Jackson Publisher: Steve Jackson Games Year: 2017 MSRP: $49.95 Players: 1-3 Play Time: 45 min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Kind of BGG: OGRE Prelude The last time I played OGRE was years ago on a paper board with thin, cardboard counters. I drooled over the Designer’s Edition when it came out, but there was no way I …

Micro Review – Moop’s Monster Mashup

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Prelude Ever feel like you need an Owligator or Kangarooster in your game of Munchkin? How about a Beaver Cleaver or the ability to strip your opponents Bear Naked. Moop’s Monster Mashup has you covered in one of the craziest Munchkins yet. Play The sole reason this is a Micro Review and not a standard review is that Moop’s Monster …