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 …

Mysthea: Legends from the Borderland Preview

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AS THE DULKODEL WAR RUMBLES ON, THE GUILDS OF ILVASH SEND THEIR VASSALS TO TAKE OVER A NEWLY-CAPTURED CITY. WHAT DANGERS WILL THEY ENCOUNTER ON THE WAY TO MONTARA? HOW WILL THE CITY GREET THEM – AS CONQUERORS, OR AS LIBERATORS? AND WHAT WILL THE FORCES OF THE EMPIRE DO TO TRY AND RECLAIM IT? This week, Mysthea: Legends from …

The Haunt Review

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In ages past, an ancient town was lost and destroyed to a siege of orcs. Only one building survived and to this day, the manor is the only still standing building to be seen for miles around. Some say it is haunted, a few whisper of great treasures within, whilst others whisper that it is the manor itself that lives! …

Starfinder Adventure Paths #11 and #12: The Penumbra Protocol and Heart of Night Review

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Just an initial heads up, this post contains Signal of Screams adventure path spoilers. If you are militant about in-game surprises, proceed with caution. Back on November 16, 2018, I wrote a post previewing Starfinder’s eleventh adventure path: The Penumbra Protocol (Signal of Screams 2 of 3). Today, it is well into the month of February 2019, and both #11 …

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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. …

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 …