Review – Crazier Eights: Camelot

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Designers: James Wallace Gray Publisher: Self-Published Year: 2017 MSRP: $22 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 10–30 Min Ages: 13+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Crazier Eights: Camelot Crazier Eights: Camelot is a fast-paced revamp of Crazy Eights, the card game classic. Let’s start with what’s inside the box. The box contains 52 playing cards and a set of rules. Additionally, there …

Review – Final War: Onslaught

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Designers: N/A Publisher: Games Lab Year: 2016 MSRP: $69.99 Players: 2-4 Play Time: N/A Ages: N/A Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Final War Prelude I first saw Final War at PAX East this year and it was unlike any other CCG I have ever played. The Onslaught Starter Set contains everything you need to play including a board, tokens, and …

Review – Vikings: Raid & Conquer

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Designers: Derek Hodgins, Dave Phelps, Jonathan Thwaites Publisher: High Roller Games Year: 2016 MSRP: $44.99 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 60 Min Ages: 13+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Vikings: Raid & Conquer Prelude There are several games out there right now based on The History Channel’s hit series, Vikings. Being a huge fan of the show I was excited to …

Review – Atlantis Miniatures

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In anticipation of their new Dwarf Miniatures Collection, Atlantis Miniatures sent over a handful of miniatures to check out. I was more than impressed. To begin the models arrived in a professional, unique magnetic box. The models were neatly packed in bubble wrap inside. The miniatures are spectacular. For scale, I placed them on my Terrainify gaming mat with 4-inch …

Review – Aaero

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Developer: Mad Fellows Publisher: Reverb Triple XP Year: 2017 Platform: PS4, Steam,Xbox One MSRP: $14.99 Prelude There was a time when rhythm-action games were all the rage. Over time, with a lack of spectacular titles, the shine kind of faded on the genre. Mad Fellows set out to change that with Aaero, a twin-stick shooter/rhythm-action game mashup. Published by Reverb …

Curled Paw Creatives Tokens

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Based out of Birmingham, Alabama, Curled Paw Creatives makes a number of high-quality acrylic tokens for Star Wars: Destiny and Star Wars: X-Wing. Andrew Nuckols and Hollie Baker oversee this graphic design studio specializing in creating custom canvas wraps and original design. All tokens are professionally laser cut in house and all of the artwork is original. Shown here are …

Review – MoonQuake Escape

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Designers: Jeff Johnston Publisher: Breaking Games Year: 2016 MSRP: $50 Players: 2-6 Play Time: 45-60 Min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Video BGG: MoonQuake Escape Prelude The prison-planet Zartaclaton is doomed. A giant moonquake has given the plant’s prisoners a chance to race to the last escape shuttle and escape. Only one can make it off the planet. The rest? …

Dungeon Werks Dice Accessories

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In the same vein of my recent post reviewing Kentucky Sawdust’s spectacular dice trays, I decided to check out Dungeon Werks. Based out of Claremore, Oklahoma, Dungeon Werks makes a number handmade custom wood gaming products. Shown here are three examples of their craftsmanship: 7” Red Oak High Side Dice Tray with High Density foam Red Oak Dice Tower with …

Review – Terrainify Gaming Mats

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I have been on the hunt for a solid game mat. Placing delicate cardboard game tiles directly on your kitchen table inevitably leads to scratching. John Casiello of Terrainify was generous enough to send over a few mats for me to check out. Terrainify makes a number of game mats in various sizes and patterns and also has a great …