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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Deep Water Games picks up Claim – News
Dec20

Deep Water Games picks up Claim – News

Trick taking game Claim got a lot of buzz at this years game conventions, particularly Essen, which saw the release of Claim 2. We saw a few fairly prominent game reviewers mentioning it didn’t have a US release date (which can obviously affect the Australian release date). Well that seems to be solved now with Deep Water Games picking up the rights to release the game in March. If Deep Water Games sounds familiar, they’ve...

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My First Castle Panic – News
Dec18

My First Castle Panic – News

In what has to be one of the most adorable game announcements of this year, Castle Panic is getting a kiddies makeover. Fireside Games is set to release My First Castle Panic next year. As with it’s older sibling, My First Castle Panic is a cooperative game that is great for beginner gamers (in this case, players as young as 4+ according to the box). Defend the castle from the adorable monsters using shape and color recognition....

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Atlantis Rising 2nd Edition – Kickstarter
Nov12

Atlantis Rising 2nd Edition – Kickstarter

Sometimes a game get’s a new edition that’s worth squawking about, so here we are squawking about Atlantis Rising 2nd Edition from Elf Creek Games. Presently on Kickstarter Atlantis Rising 2nd Edition sees all new art from Vincent Dutrait and as usual, it is gorgeous. A cooperative / worker placement game for 1-6 players, Atlantis Rising sees players sending out their Atlantean workers to unleash actions to help save their...

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Apocrypha Adventure Card Game – Written Review
Dec07

Apocrypha Adventure Card Game – Written Review

Apocrypha is Mike Selinker doing what he does best, bringing together amazing talent to provide gamers with adventures they can immerse themselves in. The successor to Pathfinder the Adventure Card Game (PACG), Apocrypha draws you into a story of world-ending horror while developing the deck building system that made PACG popular. You play as “Saints” who are have the gift to see the horrors that are working in secret to destroy the...

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Ethnos – TL;DR Review
Nov29

Ethnos – TL;DR Review

Ethnos is an area control / card drafting game in which players take control of giants, merfolk, halflings, minotaurs and other fantasy tribes. Collect glory, as your armies gain control of areas in the land of Ethnos, most glory at the end is the winner. Start the game with one card featuring a tribe type and region. On your turn you can recruit new allies, or place a band in a region, that’s it! Super simple and thus is the draw of...

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By Order of the Queen – Written Review
Nov06

By Order of the Queen – Written Review

Welcome to the fantasy land of Tessandor. With the death of the king, the place is in turmoil. You and your fellow guild masters are tasked by the queen to keep the country safe, banding together and using your abilities in the best possible way. A co-op board game for 2-4 players, By Order of the Queen is a dice-rolling, hand management game that takes place in a fantasy realm. It might look all cutesy, with sprinkles of Adventure...

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