Mesozooic coming from Z-Man Games – News
Jun26

Mesozooic coming from Z-Man Games – News

With Jurassic Park fever presently in the air, it seems like a great time to announce a new dinosaur park game. Z-Man Games is offering a pre-order for its upcoming title Mesozooic, a dinosaur park game in which you try to create the best dino zoo by drafting and organization. Over the course of three rounds players draft and organize the best features into their hand and then score each layout. Seems like a fairly simple gameplay...

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Best Ice Breaker Tabletop Games – Written Article
Jun21

Best Ice Breaker Tabletop Games – Written Article

I was pleasantly surprised on Saturday when one of the people from our gaming group invited along two people we had never met before. This was particularly good considering a few people were away that night leaving us with a small turn out. We discovered that these friends did not have board game experience and were keen to see the games we played. We opted for light fun and interactive. These choices proved profitable. Inadvertently,...

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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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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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