Dizzle Review

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Roll-and-write games are entering a renaissance period it seems and Stronghold Games has already released a few hits in the genre. Dizzle, their latest entry, is nothing more than a pad of level cards, dice, and markers, yet it manages to pack a healthy dose of fun as have previous roll-and-writes in the Stronghold lineup. With 4 levels of play, …

Pathfinder Second Edition – What’s New?

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Pathfinder Second Edition is hitting the shelves and its nearly 640-page Core Rulebook has a lot to offer. Paizo’s Pathfinder 2E is much of the same familiar Pathfinder that we all know and love. But, much has also changed in the last decade, since the 3.5-era launch of Pathfinder. And, Pathfinder 2E brings the franchise into modernity with fresh ideas, …

Forbidden Lands Review

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Full Forbidden Lands Review Opening Free League’s Forbidden Lands is like opening a box of nostalgia…really high-end nostalgia. The boxed set harkens back to the days of red box D&D but with beautifully made books, a map, stickers, etc… Everything you need to play, minus optional custom dice and cards, is included inside, and all with such care and quality …

Brikks Review

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Full Brikks Review You can almost hear that familiar tune as you open Brikks. Korobeiniki, or “Type A” as many know it from the NES days. You may even find yourself humming the tune as you fill in boxes on your sheet in this roll and write from Stronghold Games. That’s because Brikks captures the feel of the classic video …

Cantrip Candles Review

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I love two things in this world: role playing games, and candles. And Lord Pelor, does Cantrip Candles deliver on both fronts. I was fortunate enough to have Cantrip Candles send me a sample pack so I could try out nine of their scents, and each one is an absolute treasure. From the earthy scent of Stonemoss Chapel to the …

Fantasy Ranch Review

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Full Fantasy Ranch Review Saddle up, cowpokes! Fantasy Ranch is a game by Keshia and Ana Swanlund where you take the role of a horse ranch owner. Can you manage your stables, expand your ranch, and win enough shows to be crowned the winner? With three levels of difficulty, and a bonus “Trail Ride” game to boot, Fantasy Ranch brings …

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Review

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Belhaim’s tower has just collapsed, its wizard is missing, and local kobolds are whispering the name of a long dead draconic nemesis. And that’s just your first day in town… This week, I had the opportunity to check out one of Paizo’s latest gems: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Core Set and Curse of the Crimson Throne Adventure Path. Pathfinder Adventure …

Alicematic Heroes Review

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Full Alicematic Heroes Review As if Wonderland wasn’t strange enough already, there are now a whole army of Alices running about! With the Nothing invading Wonderland, the Queen of Hearts has summed Alice to help rebuild the ravished world. Something went awry, and Too Many Alices arrived! These Alices have formed into teams to see who can put the war-torn …