Snow White and the Seven: Dwarfs A Gemstone Mining Game – TLDR Review
Nov19

Snow White and the Seven: Dwarfs A Gemstone Mining Game – TLDR Review

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: A Gemstone Mining Game is a family game featuring the dwarves, mining for Snow White’s approval. Players choose a dwarf and can do one of three things per turn: head out to the mine to find precious stones in push your luck fashion via blind bag drawing, play a special power card from their hand, or head home safely with their stash in hand. The game takes place over 5 rounds with players trying...

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Smash City from WizKids – News
Nov16

Smash City from WizKids – News

Like a bit of Kaiju city smashing? You’re in luck come March when WizKids Games releases “Smash City”, a dexterity game in which monsters rampage through a cityscape. When we say cityscape, we mean a cool 3D cardboard city with players trying to knock over certain buildings. This sounds pretty interesting, humans defending the city against 4 different monster types. Smash City is for 2-4 players, ages 14 and up...

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Ticket to Ride now on PS4 – News
Nov15

Ticket to Ride now on PS4 – News

Like your family games in digital versions, well the biggest of the lot has just launched on Playstation 4. Ticket to Ride for PlayLink for PlayStation 4 is available now for $19.99 USD MSRP on the PlayStation Store. With the new Ticket to Ride for PlayLink app on iOS and Android, players already have the best controller in-hand. Simple, elegant gameplay and intense strategy come together in the critically acclaimed railway-themed...

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Mixtape Massacre: Escape From Tall Oaks – Kickstarter
Nov14

Mixtape Massacre: Escape From Tall Oaks – Kickstarter

If you haven’t played Mixtape Massacre, you’ve missed out on a game that is an absolute hoot. We took it to various events last year and numerous people said they were going to purchase the game after having played it. Set around 80’s horror flicks and their villains, Mixtape Massacre sees up to 6 players taking on the roles of horror film archetypes, competing in a fictional 1986 killing spree to win. Now...

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Sleeve Kings – Kickstarter
Nov14

Sleeve Kings – Kickstarter

Looking after your games is something every gamer likes to do. If you are like me you might enjoy games with lots of cards, but looking after those cards means sleeving them. Yet sleeving cards for board games can be costly as doing it on the cheap often means dealing with sleeves that split and crumble easily. This can be a deterrent to anyone who has just dropped $100 on a game and now has 170 cards to sleeve. This week Sleeve Kings...

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New Frontiers: Race for the Galaxy board game – News
Nov13

New Frontiers: Race for the Galaxy board game – News

First announced some two years ago, New Frontiers aka the Race for the Galaxy board game is now available for pre-order from various stores thanks to Rio Grande Games. New Frontiers is a standalone game in the Race for the Galaxy family. New Frontiers is said – by designer Tom Lehmann – to take Race for the Galaxy back to one of its inspirations, Puerto Rico. Which sounds fascinating and of course makes us more interested....

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Thanos Rising – Written Review
Nov13

Thanos Rising – Written Review

Avengers Assemble! It’s time to work with your mates to stop Thanos taking over the universe and turning your friends to dust. Thanos Rising is a cooperative / dice rolling / card drafting game in which you recruit heroes and vanquish the villains of Thanos and put paid to his evil plot. Now at first glance, Thanos Rising may look like just another IP cash cow, particularly given its publisher is USAopoly (not really known in the...

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