Proxxon and Huge Miniatures Tower Terrain Project

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It all started when my neighbor handed me an industrial cardboard food wrap tube. “I figured you could craft something out of this,” he said, casually. That was about six weeks ago. I held the 24-inch cardboard tube in my hand and imagined a ruined tower with a spiral staircase twisting up. My plan was to use the food wrap …

Mint Cooperative Preview

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Overview Mint Cooperative is a refreshingly light 1-4 player cooperative game developed by Five24 Labs and designed by Jonathan Gilmour and Brian Lewis. Coming to Kickstarter September 9th! In Mint Cooperative you will be working with your fellow players attempting to protect Mintopia City and its surrounding towns from the mayhem caused by the Dominion of Halitosis! Each player will …

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 …