Z-Man Games announce Hadara – News
Feb08

Z-Man Games announce Hadara – News

Z-Man Games seem to be releasing a slew of games already this year and here’s another one. Hadara (Arabic for culture) is a new civ builder set to release in the US in Spring (their spring). Hadara features a unique card selection system. In the center of the board a rotating wheel has five creatures: a dragon, a pegasus, a lion, a monkey, and a scarab, each representing a player’s civilization. During each epoch, players will...

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River Horse release Fireys expansion for Labyrinth – News
Feb01

River Horse release Fireys expansion for Labyrinth – News

River Horse Games knows a good licence when they see one, even if us gamers know the games are never quite up to scratch. The third expansion for the Labyrinth board game is here, in the form of the Fireys, set to release this year (US date eta Fall 2019). The Fireys expansion comes with 5 new figures for the Labyrinth board game, They are four fireys and one alternate Jareth, along with a few new cards.

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Corinth from Days of Wonder – News
Jan17

Corinth from Days of Wonder – News

Two things you need to know about Corinth, one, it’s by the designer of Jaipur and two, it’s being published by Days of Wonder later this year. Under a blazing sun in 4th Century BC Corinth, traders come from all corners of the Mediterranean Sea to sell their goods; Persian carpets, Cretan olive oil, Roman grapes, and Egyptian spices are highly prized by traders. Players have a few weeks to secure their place in Corinthian...

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Deep Space Nine Fluxx from Looney Labs – News
Jan16

Deep Space Nine Fluxx from Looney Labs – News

OMG OMG OMG Deep Space Nine… Deep Space Nine Fluxx!! Looney Labs has made my year with the news they are doing Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Fluxx. If you can’t tell I’m a HUGE DS9 fan, I am just hoping that maybe the artwork gets a little sprucing up … it’s a little… scary. Needless to say Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Fluxx will feature characters from DS9 including all the favorites like Jadzia Dax,...

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Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls – News
Jan15

Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls – News

USAopoly are at it again, with another Marvel movie tie-in. This time it’s Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls, a new hidden identity game in which players need to work out who to trust with those dastardly shape-shifting skrulls doing their thing. Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls is said to borrow heavily from the popular Bang! card game and is expected to release prior to the movie which releases March 8.

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My Favourite Game of 2018: Blue Lagoon – Article
Jan11

My Favourite Game of 2018: Blue Lagoon – Article

It is hardly surprising that Reiner Knizia tops the list as the designer of my favourite game for 2018. He a prolific designer that has the ability to make old mechanics feel new or simply designs new mechanics. His games range from light filler games to heavy euro styled games. Blue Lagoon published by Blue Orange Games is on the lighter family side but has plenty going on that many of my heavy euro friends find satisfying.     In...

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Proving Grounds solo dice game – News
Jan09

Proving Grounds solo dice game – News

Renegade Game Studios is releasing a new story driven / solitaire dice game. Story driven in the sense the game comes with a short story about the games heroine Maia Strongheart. Read the story, then play as the hero in “Proving Grounds”. Only the Strongest Has the Heart of a Wizened Queen, written by Monica Valentinelli. This sweeping story sets the stage for the events of the game. Read the story of Maia Strongheart as...

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