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 …

Preview – The Shipwreck Arcana

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Designers: Kevin Bishop Publisher: Meromorph Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: $15 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 10-30 minutes Ages: 12+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: The Shipwreck Arcana Prelude Trapped in a drowned world, you and your allies are doomed — or are you? Using a mystical deck and a healthy dose of logic, you can predict each others’ fates and escape unscathed. The above …

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? …

Mid Year Review – Top 10 Tabletop Reviews

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2017 is more than half over, so I thought I’d go back through all my tabletop reviews from the first half of the year and see how they stack up against each other. It took a while, but I’ve narrowed down the list into a Top 10 Best Tabletop Games I Reviewed in the First Half of 2017. What a …

Making Games Just Got Easier with The Game Crafter’s Component.Studio

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The Game Crafter has just launched a new service called Component.Studio to help automate designing game components. The tool, which costs $9.99 a month to use, let’s you easily create tiles, chits, cards, etc… in bulk from CSV files, uploaded images, and even images hosted in IMGUR, Google Drive, and Dropbox. The best part? It’s all visual. Changes you make …

Looney Labs Announces a New Edition of ZENDO

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Looney Labs just announced a new edition of ZENDO is on the way! The announcement, made on their Pyramid Arcade Kickstarter page, is one I’ve been waiting for since I first saw a prototype being played at PAX East last year. At the time it was hush-hush and I promised not to say anything about it.  The new edition of …

Privateer Press’ July Releases

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The big release coming from Privateer Press for July is the Forces of Hordes: Grymkin. In conjunction with this release, Privateer Press has shared their July 2017 book with us: Forces of HORDES: Grymkin—The Wicked Harvest.   Cast down to the hells of Urcaen by Menoth long ago, the Defiers and their grymkin armies have risen again to punish the …

Yu-Gi-Oh! Legendary Dragon Decks

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Konami’s Yu-Gi-Oh! special holiday release this year, Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Legendary Dragon Decks, arrives on October 6th. The set will contain 153 cards, including: Two 40-card Decks with 11-card Extra Decks One 41-card Deck with a 10-card Extra Deck 5 foil cards in each deck The three decks, Legendary Dragons of Atlantis, Cyber Dragons, and Dimensional Dragons, are ready to play …