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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Suburbia Collector’s Edition – News
Jan08

Suburbia Collector’s Edition – News

It’s been almost 7 years since Suburbia released from Bezier Games and this year it’s making a welcome return. Bezier is releasing a new Collector’s Edition that will feature new artwork and lots of other upgrades. The one complaint a lot of gamers had about Suburbia is that it’s a really great game, that just looks a little bland. That issue seems to have been fixed to some degree, as you can see in the image above....

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Machi Koro Legacy announced – News
Aug06

Machi Koro Legacy announced – News

Was this Gen Con’s most controversial announcement? Machi Koro, the fast-paced dice rolling city building game will be the latest addition to the Legacy System. This brought a slew of comments from the broader community many of whom believed this to be a joke. Some commented on the game’s lack of story elements and being too light for such a system. The official statement from the publishers was as follows: When we first...

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Charterstone board game review written tabletop game review
Dec29

Charterstone board game review written tabletop game review

Charterstone, where to begin. From the moment I saw this was being produced I latched on and waited… and waited. You know what happens when you’re THAT excited for a game to release? Sometimes you’re let down hard! So how did my much anticipated Charterstone do? Let’s take a look… spoiler free. For that reason there will be a level of vagueness to everything here, though I hope to cover it well enough for you to know sufficient...

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Kingdomino – Written Review
Oct20

Kingdomino – Written Review

I was surprised by the inclusion of Bruno Cathala’s Kingdomino in the 2017 Spiel des Jahres. At the time Kingdomino was somewhat obscure to me and many others I spoke to. I had heard of its upcoming release and thought it sounded average and not very interesting. A domino style tile laying game? Not the best sales pitch. When it WON the Spiel des Jahres I was forced to take a look. How could a game based on dominoes be so appealing?...

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