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Steam Park not just hot air
Just getting into my collection under the wire before the end of 2013, Steam Park by iello could be the very best game to hit my tabletop last year. It will hit it again and again in 2014 without a doubt.
Lords of Waterdeep released for ios
There’s two paths that can chosen when converting a board game into an
iPad product and both can be fraught with as many dangers as the streets
and back alleys of Waterdeep.
Rising to power under Augustus
Sometimes a game doesn't have to be 100 percent full of new ideas to be brilliant in design and execution. Rise of Augustus from Hurrican Games is just such a creation.
Dungeon Roll delves into fantasy staple
I have rarely had this much anticipation for the release of any tabletop game and certainly never for one that I paid just $15 to own. But that was certainly true for dungeon Roll from Tasty Minstrel Games.
Building a better suburb
Since discovering Carcassonne many years ago, I have kept my eye out for new tile-laying tabletop experiences to investigate. To go with that, I have long enjoyed the idea of city-building as a theme for gaming.
One plague not to avoid - Rattus Cartus
Let me start right at the beginning by saying I have not played Rattus, the very popular board game about the The Black Death that darkened Europe in the 1300s.
Keyflower sets sail across tabletops
The first thing that will strike gamers about Keyflower is the enormous number of components included in the box. The lasting thing that will stay with those players after several games is how seamlessly all of those parts are included and work toget
- Castle Dice best fantasy builder There are so many really good things about Castle Dice that is hard to imagine that this won't be another huge hit to come from Kickstarter. Of course, gamers have their own minds and I have written about other games in a similarly resolute fashion a
Dwarven Miner strikes gold on tabletop
When I was at Origins a couple of weeks ago, the only new game I tried and made a point to play again was Dwarven Miner.
- Stones of Fate is fun, innovative challenge Sometimes it is possible to tell you come upon a special game simply by looking at the components and reading the rules. Stones of Fate, from Cosmic Wombat Games, is just such an entity. It is in its final few days as a Kickstarter item. I had a chan
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