Lycans vs Vampires Fantasy Backgammon

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I hate to admit it, but I only learned how to actually play Backgammon a handful of years ago. Before then I just saw the came as something that came along for the ride with every chessboard I’ve ever owned. Once I finally learned how to play I realized how much of an awesome classic it really is. Color me …

Yu-Gi-Oh! July Releases

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July is pretty much here, so here’s the latest Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG releases. July will see two releases: Battles of Legend –Light’s Revenge– and Starter Deck –Link Strike–. Both will be released on July 21st. Light’s Revenge is an 80 all-foil card set, 60 Ultra Rares and 20 Secret Rares, sold in 5-card booster packs. Link Strike is a new starter …

Hasbro and Nintendo Team Up for Monopoly Gamer

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If you follow any boardgame circles online you’ve probably heard a lot of Monopoly Gamer in the past few days. A lot of gamers are going nuts for the game, even when most have a strong aversion to Monopoly in general. Hasbro and Nintendo have teamed up for this powered-up version of Monopoly to create a game that plays a …

Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon Burning Shadows Expansion Launches August 4!

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The third expansion in the latest Pokémon Trading Card Game series, Sun & Moon, Burning Shadows, launches on August 4th. The new set contains over 140 new cards including: Necrozma-GX, Machamp-GX, Charizard-GX, and plenty of new full-art Supporter cards. Burning Shadows’ theme revolves around Team Skull and we’ll see plenty of new Pokémon from the Alola region, as well as …

Hasbro Launches Quarterly Crate Service

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These people are SO happy to have their Hasbro Gaming Crate! Hasbro is jumping on the monthly crate craze with their own quarterly subscription service. Appropriately named the “Hasbro Gaming Crate”, the plan will offer two different options: The Party Crate and The Family Crate. The Party Crate will contain games with content geared toward college students, young adults, and …

The Adventure Guild Polyhedral Dice Box

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The Adventure Guild sent us over a Polyhedral Dice Box for review! These handmade dice boxes come in a variety of wood materials and engraving and inlay options. Before I get to the details, let’s take a look at the box itself: This white ash dice box ($45.95) is sporting a custom Celtic knot engraving, with a 7-dice inlay, and …

Privateer Press’ June Releases

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Once outlawed as a dangerous and radical sect of extremists, the Retribution of Scyrah has become the last shining beacon of hope for the elves of Ios. The Retribution is convince that by elimination the spread of magic among humans, it can halt the slow demise of the elves’ last remaining gods and save their race from soulless oblivion. The …

Geek Chic Ceases Operations

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Geek Chic, the manufacturer of some of the best board game tables out there, announced today that they are ceasing all operations. They posted this image on their Facebook page a little bit ago: There have been no details given at this point, but the rumormill has been working over time. Once I have some hard facts I’ll update this …

Giveaway – Norsaga

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UPDATE: A winner has been chosen! A total of 383 valid entries into the contest were made and Roger Yu (with a total of 2 entires) is the winner! Read my preview of Meromorph Games’ Norsaga: Odds & Endings? Want to win a copy of the base game, Norsaga, along with the Into the Myths expansion and the Gen Con …

Yu-Gi-Oh! June Releases

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June is just around the corner, so here’s the latest Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG releases. June will see two releases: Maximum Crisis: Special Edition and Pendulum Evolution. The Maximum Crisis: Special Edition box is another shot to grab cards like Zoodiac Chakanine, Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring, and Dragonic Diagram. $9.99 gets you Maximum Crisis booster packs, one of two foil preview …