Lords of Vegas and Randomness in Games – Video Article
Jun13

Lords of Vegas and Randomness in Games – Video Article

Dave looks at 2010 game Lords of Vegas and explores how a game can be good despite randomness. Lords of Vegas is an Area Control / Area Influence, Dice Rolling, Tile Placement, Trading game from designers James Ernest and Mike Selinker.

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Sumer: Nintendo Switch euro game – News
Jun11

Sumer: Nintendo Switch euro game – News

With E3 about to hit we thought we’d cover a game you might have missed. Sumer on Nintendo Switch is said to blend “tabletop strategy with video game action”. You can check out the trailer below. We haven’t played it, but it certainly would seem to use tabletop board game elements with a video game movement system. Race to harvest, craft, and build in this Euro-style digital board game Maybe you like a little...

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Captain Sonar – Written Review
Jun07

Captain Sonar – Written Review

I have been on a party game thing of recently. I even made a video a short while ago exploring my favourite party games to date and promising that after I have done all my reviews I would relook at them and do another top 10… assuming doing so would have interesting changes to differentiate it from the original. At this stage, it is likely that I will not be making that video. While there are plenty of party games around few really...

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The Mind US release – News
Jun01

The Mind US release – News

If you’re looking for an interesting card game The Mind may well be it. In The Mind, players try to play cards in ascending order, problem is it’s a mind game, because you’re not allowed to communicate. Sort of similar in a way to “The Game”, but more strict. Pandasaurus Games are releasing the English language version in July (though you can get it on the grey import market, it’s language...

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Party Games for Young and Old – Article
May29

Party Games for Young and Old – Article

There is no magic formula to making a good party game but there are some formulas that get repeated time and time again. Classic game mechanics often get a fresh coat of paint on a new game design and why not? They work. I know it seems snobby but I have often looked past games simply because they are too familiar to me or to consider them worth my time. However, when I do end up playing these games I inevitably find myself laughing...

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Axis & Allies & Zombies – News
May21

Axis & Allies & Zombies – News

Wizards of the Coast know a good mashup when they see it, with Axis & Allies getting the zombie treatment in Axis and Allies & Zombies. Set for a late October release (Happy Halloween) Axis & Allies & Zombies unsurprisingly adds a third faction to the game, that of the walking dead. Still set in World War II, players will have to deal with the new shambling NPC faction, whilst also traversing the powers that are...

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Kitten Casualty Remastered – Kickstarter
May11

Kitten Casualty Remastered – Kickstarter

If you feel like you’ve heard of Kitten Casualty before, you perhaps saw the original Kickstarter which launched and delivered last year. Total Fame Limited in Auckland, NZ are the folks behind the game and they’re heading back to Kickstarter this month with an all new version. Kitten Casualty will make its return with an all new remastered edition, featuring all new artwork and new gameplay. Collect kittens to sacrifice,...

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