Review Roundup

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 13th, 2016
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Hey there everyone,
We’ve made it to Saturday, so that once again means it’s time for a Review Roundup. A bit lighter this week than usual. I’m sure that’s due to Gen Con last weekend. I expect, though, that the next couple weeks will be pretty full of new reviews. I know several reviewers were getting copies of the new CMON games, at least.

Also: We’re looking into what’s up with the TGN Blogs page. We’ll let you know when we find out anything.

Anyway, as for today, we’ve got: Battle of the Bands, Get Adler, Super Hack Override, Beneath Nexus, Legends of Andor New Heroes Expansion, Warmachine Cephalyx Mind Slaver & Drudges, Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition, Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu, Tyrants of the Underdark, Animals On Board, Farmageddon: Farm Fresh Edition, and Stellar Conflict.

Toucan Play That Game:

Battle of the Bands Review

In this video you can find out my thoughts on Battle of the Bands by Original Content London.

Get Adler Review

In this video you can find out my thoughts on Get Adler! by Capper Games.

Super Hack Override Review

In this video you can find out my thoughts on Super Hack Override by Weird Giraffe Games.

Beneath Nexus Review

In this video you can find out my thoughts on Beneath Nexus by Silverclutch Games.

Play Board Games:

Legends of Andor New Heroes Expansion Review

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The New Heroes expansion adds a few elements to Legends of Andor, new playable characters, game play variants and a higher player count.

Battle Brush Studios:

Warmachine Cephalyx Mind Slaver & Drudges Review

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This in-depth review has Battle Brush Studios’ Sigur taking a closer look at Warmachine figures for the first time.

Drive Thru Review:

Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition

Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu Review

Intro (00:00); game overview (01:28); final thoughts and review (14:30)

Board Game Quest:

Tyrants of the Underdark Review

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Tyrants of the Underdark is a hybrid deck building and area control game for two to four players. It plays in about 30 minutes per player. It takes place in the Underdark, a giant underground realm set in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting of the D&D roleplaying game. Players are the leaders of rival Drow houses (think Dark Elves with a MEAN streak). The object of the game, like 91.5% of all deck building games, is to collect the most victory points (VPs) by the end of the game through board control, spy networks, assassination, and manipulation.

iSlaytheDragon:

The Animals! They’ve Arrived! (A Review of Animals On Board)

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The goal of Animals on Board is to get the most points by bringing sets of Animals onto your ship while avoiding pairs.

Wheat Wars (a preview of Farmageddon: Farm Fresh Edition)

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Farmageddon is a hand management card game for two to four players. Players manage planting crops with playing farmer cards to collect money. The player with the most money in their score pile at the end of the game wins.

In Which a Lot of Things Blow Up (A Review of Stellar Conflict)

Stellar Conflict

Stellar Conflict is a space combat card game which takes place in the Among the Stars universe. Players are fighting to control a sector of the galaxy by destroying their opponent’s ships and stealing their cargo.

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