Review – Seikatsu

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Designers:  Matt Loomis, Isaac Shalev Publisher: IDW Games Year: 2017 MSRP: N/A Players: 1-4 Play Time: 15-30 min Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Seikatsu Prelude I first got a look at Seikatsu in 2016 at the first-ever Connecticut Festival of Indie Games, back when it was a bunch of poker chips and a paper board. It was at this …

Team Skull Goes Head-to-Head with an Troop of Pikachu

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Guzma, Plumeria, and some other Team Skull grunts battle it out on the dance floor vs Team Pikachu is this charming video The Pokémon Company released to celebrate the arrival of the latest Pokémon TCG expansion, Sun & Moon—Burning Shadows. The video also came on the heels of the latest expansion announcement for Sun & Moon—Shining Legends, a 75-card set …

Ninja Division and Games Workshop Collaboration

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Ninja Division and Games Workshop co-announced today a collaborative effort on an upcoming game: DOOMSEEKER.™ According to Ninja Division, they have “signed a license with Games Workshop to create a card game under the Warhammer Fantasy property for the tabletop games market.” Here’s what we know: “Doomseeker is a tabletop card game, created by David Freeman and John Cadice, where …

Hasbro Teams Up with TripAdvisor to Bring Vacations to The Game of LIFE

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LIFE has been around for over 60 years now, and now Hasbro is teaming up with TripAdvisor to bring vacations to the classic board game. In this new edition of the game players will be encouraged to take a vacation by choosing from vacation cards inspired by some of TripAdvisor’s top-ranked family destinations and activities. There’s ski trips, a beach …

Preview – Blind Wizard Brawl

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Publisher: Wrench Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: £9 (approx. $11.50 USD) Players: 2-4+ Play Time: 10-30 minutes Ages: 8+ Requires Free App Rules available online: Yes BGG: Blind Wizard Brawl Today, Blind Wizard Brawl by Wrench Games was successfully funded on Kickstarter. This mini deck-building card game features an app-based platform combined tabletop card mechanics. The minimum pledge is £9, or, …

Preview – Cooking Rumble

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Aether Tower has just launched a new Kickstarter campaignf for Cooking Rumble, a microgame where 2 players try to complete recipies and be the first chef to earn 6 points. The game’s mechanics are based around players using ingredient cards to complete 3 random recipes on the table. Each recipe requires 3 items from the following: sugars, cereals, proteins, and …

Review – Aura

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Designers: Michael Orion Publisher: Breaking Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: Players: 2-4 Play Time: 20-40 min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Aura Prelude 4 identical decks, each made up of cards numbered 1-8, plus action cards, in 5 different colors, are all that comes with Aura. Those 4 decks make up a casual card game for beginner and hardcore card players alike. …

Restoration Games Announces Fireball Island

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If you were a gamer in the 80’s then you probably already know about Fireball Island, a roll and move board game featuring a large, vacuum-molded board. In the center of the board was the Vul-Kar idol that rained marbles down pathways to knock over bridges and crush adventurers. The game is still impressive looking to this day, even if …