First Yu-Gi-Oh! Set of 2018 Announced – Extreme Force

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The first Yu-Gi-Oh! set of 2018, Yu-Gi-Oh Extreme Force, will be available starting Friday, Feb. 2 and features 100 cards with the following breakdown: 48 Common Cards 20 Rare Cards 14 Super Rare Cards 10 Ultra Rare Cards 8 Secret Rare Cards Extreme Force introduces the Deck of extradimensional terrors played by Akira Zaizen in Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS. The booster adds …

Boston Festival of Indie Games 2017

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Tomorrow is the 2017 Boston Festival of Indie Games. Held at MIT, the festival is a day-long affair filled with indie games from both the tabletop and digital worlds including showcase games up for awards at the end of the show. This will be my year attending the festival and I’ll actually be presenting one of the tabletop awards. I’ll be …

Charity Collective One Gamer Fund Formed

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One Gamer Fund, a newly revealed initiative dedicated to supporting AbleGamers, Child’s Play, Games for Change, Global Game Jam, IGDA Foundation, Stack-Up and Take This, will unite the industry this weekend in the name of fun and giving back. One Gamer Fund will raise funds with several of its own campaings and share the between the supported organizations, benefiting a …

STEM: Epic Heroes Hits Kickstarter

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I’ve known about STEM: Epic Heroes for quite some time now and have been eagerly awaiting the launch of its Kickstarter campaign. The game has players racing to make discoveries by using Heroes to make Discoveries while Item, Location, and Inspiration cards boost Discoveries or hinder your opponents’ scientific pursuits. The game ends when a player completes all 5 steps …

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The Champion of the Wild Preview

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  The Champion of the Wild is a new social card game hitting Kickstarter tomorrow with a £4,700 goal and a £19 pledge to get the game. The game puts players in the roles of animal trainers in an Olympic-style competition, choosing an animal from their pen to compete in 3 different events. It’s a very loose, rules-light game that focuses more …

Dragonfire Unboxing (Live Recording)

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Tonight I attempted my first Facebook Live unboxing with a Dragonfire unboxing. Dragonfire is one of Catalyst Game Labs’ latest games and is a licensed Dungeons & Dragons product. While there’s certainly a lot of room for improvement, it didn’t go as bad as it could have. My external mic picked up a bit too much echo, and I forgot …

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FAZA Review

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Designers: Benjamin Farahmand Publisher: Self-Published Year: 2017 MSRP: $44.99 Players: 2-4 Play Time:  90-120min Ages: 12+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: FAZA Prelude The Faza invaded Earth 2 years ago spreading their drones across the planet, terraforming it, and wiping out our military forces. Humanity fought back but there wasn’t anything they could do against such overwhelming forces. That was until a …

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Enfutown Bumpers Preview

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Designers: Trent Ellingsen Publisher: Self-Published Year: 2017 MSRP: $14.99 Players: 2 Play Time: 15-20min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: Enfutown Bumpers Prelude Enfutown Bumpers is a 2-player card game coming to Kickstarter on September 22nd that answers the age-old question, “Who would win in a fight, an Overly Positive Grilled Cheese sandwich or a Floppy Cat?” Originally printed …

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Arena for the Gods Review

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Designers: Maxime Rambourg Publisher: IELLO Year: 2017 MSRP: $39.99 Players: 2-6 Play Time:  30-40min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Arena for the Gods Prelude Champions from 6 different mythos enter the arena to fight for the entertainment of the Gods, handpicked to fight for their skill in combat. Before the battle, each must bid for the best equipment using their life force, …