Iello

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 7th, 2017
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It’s not just Saturday. It’s a 3-day weekend Saturday! The best kind of Saturday! (well, except for 4-day weekend Saturdays, or week-off Saturdays, but let’s not get pedantic here) I’m just kinda chillin’ today. Why go and run yourself ragged? Instead, I’ll just ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 23rd, 2017
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Saturdaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay! *runs around with arms over my head* Wooooooooooooooooo! Alright, let’s do this thing! Today we have: Tulip Bubble, Nuked, Wasteland Express Delivery Service, Brutal Kingdom, Dwarven Smithy, Crows, Sticky Chameleons, Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 20th, 2017
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Gen Con this year has been everything I was expecting it to be. Mostly: filled with awesome stuff to see and filled with lots of people! Saturday has always been the busiest day, and yesterday was no exception. And while there was a mildly-noticeable larger crowd, we weren’t all packed in like ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 8th, 2017
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You’ve probably heard of the giant panda. But you’ve probably not heard of the colossal panda. Well, there’s one currently attacking Tokyo. If that weren’t enough, there’s roving bands of ninjas that are attacking each-other in a silent, sneaky war. That the story behind...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 25th, 2017
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Hello Saturday! How are you? Is everything going well? Of course it is! It’s Saturday! So, let’s not wait around. Let’s get right to the reviews so we can get back to it being Saturday. Personally, I’m thinking of watching a movie and questioning Netflix’s algorithms in ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 21st, 2017
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It’s another beautiful day here in Atlanta. The clouds are out. It’s raining. There was dense fog this morning. What? You don’t think that’s beautiful weather? You know what they call a place that has nothing but “beautiful, sunny days”? The desert. Relatively few ...
By Polar_Bear
In Job Opportunity
Dec 19th, 2016
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Parle vous Francais? Oui? Bon. If that’s the case, and you want to be in charge of making some of the most popular games out there for one of the biggest gaming companies out there, then iello may just be looking for you. They want to hire a new project manager for their France office....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 5th, 2016
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And we once more find ourselves deposited here in Saturday. Yayweekend! I’ve already had some good gaming going on. Got a game of Guild Ball in right after work last night. Masons (me) vs. Butchers (Ray). Technically speaking, I won. But really, I lost. Ray fudged his activation order on the la...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 22nd, 2016
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Well, my previous plans for the day sort of fell through. No worries, though. The day will not be ruined. I might just see if my N64, that I brought back from my parent’s place last time I visited, still works or not. If so, hello Ocarina of Time! But in the meantime, let’s get […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 1st, 2016
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iello has a couple of new releases available for you today. They’ve got King of Tokyo as well as Monster Chase. “But they’ve been out for years!” I hear you say. And I say, “Yes. It has. But remember, this is the year of new editions.”...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 6th, 2016
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iello has been making King of Tokyo for five years now. I know, right? Has it really been that long? It would seem so. Well, iello has decided that the game could use a bit of a facelift, so they’re coming out with a new version with an updated look....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 15th, 2016
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I know how it is. We all want to be the first. When a new game or model is released, we want it right away. So we find out whatever way will be the fastest and go for it. Being first makes us feel special. So a lot of people will pre-order things online in […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 9th, 2016
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It’s another Saturday and that means another Review Roundup. Hopefully you’re having a good one. I’m working on putting together some Guild Ball minis. Anyway, let’s get right into the reviews. Today we have: Parade, Incan Gold, X-Wing’s Eighth Wave of Expansions, Booze ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 19th, 2016
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From giant robots to giant monsters. I’m ok with this lateral change in topics here for news stories this morning. Well New York Toy Fair seems to have finished up just in time because the city’s about to be attacked by a whole new set of monsters. At least, that’s the case in Kings...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 22nd, 2016
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There’s a pair of new releases available from iello today. One is a high-seas adventure of piracy, while the other is the culmination of the “Masks” trilogy of games designed by W. Kramer and Mr. Kiesling....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Dec 10th, 2015
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You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. That’s certainly true, but often, if you’re in a magical school (or in a graveyard), you may want to just leave those books with the funny titles closed. Otherwise, all sorts of bad things could happen. Such is the case in The Big Book of Mad...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 7th, 2015
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Everyone likes to get extras (just look at Kickstarter campaigns). Promo items can add quite a bit to your gaming experience, and they can be pretty hard to get. Well, iello is offering to send out promo material for those that pre-order some of their upcoming games off of their website. If you’...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Sep 30th, 2015
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I hope you’re making it through the week just fine. Mine’s hit a bit of a bumpy road, as I’m typing this from the mechanic’s. Thankfully, they have free wifi. Seems Bitey, my car, isn’t feeling so good and so he’s getting a checkup. So yeah, hopefully your week is ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 18th, 2015
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Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house we go. Just watch out for wolves along your way. iello has released Little Red Riding Hood, a new game where you’re trying to get to grandmother’s house and deliver a basket full of goodies. It’s the fifth game in the...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 11th, 2015
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I wanna rock! And now, when I play Dungeon Fighter, I can. Iello has released their fourth and final expansion for the game. The expansion is titled Rock and Roll. \m/ Obviously, with such a title as that, the expansion focuses on the ground beneath your feet. There’s plenty of rocks, earth, an...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 23rd, 2015
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The inspiration to add a figure or character to a game comes from all over. Game designers may see a movie they like or read a book they think has a cool character that could go well with their game. Such a thing happened when the folks at Iello read The Name of the Wind […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jul 22nd, 2015
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Gen Con is primarily about coming together and celebrating the hobby we love: gaming. There’s all the shopping in the Exhibitor’s Hall. There’s all the tourneys that go on for pretty much any system you can think of. There’s Werewolf in the hallways at 3am. Iello has a lot goi...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 2nd, 2015
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Ah, getting product in so you can send it back out again. “Shipping” has almost become a dirty word in our hobby, because it seems that’s the place things can go the most-wrong. That’s not actually the case, as there’s a lot of places where things can get a little mucked...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 13th, 2015
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Saturday night’s alright for gaming. Well, all of Saturday is alright for gaming, really. At the time this posts, there might or might not be a TPK happening. For my player’s sake, hopefully they’ll not just “charge at the enemy” as their go-to strategy. But… that&...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 12th, 2015
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Reviewing things for TGN is fun and games. *waits for the laughter to die down* Today, Jared and I take a look at a new game from Iello called Welcome to the Dungeon. The game was adapted from Masato Uesugi’s Dungeon of Mandom. The Iello version adds in new heroes to the mix. What do […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 28th, 2015
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Iello loaded up this new announcement with goodness. They have a new game in the form of Welcome to the Dungeon, which is a dungeon-crawl mini-game for 2-4 players aged 8 and up. Then, if a new game weren’t enough, they’re announcing the first three expansion sets for Guardians’ Chr...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Feb 14th, 2015
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Love is in the air. We here hope you’re spending the day playing the games you love with the people you love. And as usual, we’ve got our Review Roundup for Saturday. Did the reviewers love the games they tried? Only reading on will find out. In this week’s installment, we’ve ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 7th, 2015
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Another Saturday night (well, afternoon) and I ain’t got nobody (well, I’m hanging out with my gaming group). I got some money ’cause I just got paid (well, earlier in the week, yeah). Oh how I wish I had someone to talk to (well… again, with my gaming group, so I’m talk...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 24th, 2015
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We’ve got another Saturday here on TGN and that means a collection of the review stories we found throughout the week. What are others saying about the games you’re interested in playing? Read on to find out. This time we’ve got reviews (and a couple previews) for games/models like:...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 11th, 2014
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Iello has a Kickstarter campaign up and running for World of Yo-Ho, a new board game where your smart phone is the piece you move around the board. They’re about 3/5 of the way to their funding goal. Source From the campaign: ‘World of Yo-Ho’ is a fantasy game of adventure and pirac...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 21st, 2014
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Blue Room has another new review article up. This time it’s for King of Tokyo. Source From the post: Oh my god it’s… Godzil – no… for copyright infringement purposes it’s… Gigazaur! And he’s rampaging through the streets of Tokyo. Wait… now he’s being challenged by a gigantic cyber bunny. And a...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 6th, 2014
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The Thirsty Gamer takes a look at Zombie 15′, the 15-minute zombie board game, and gives you their thoughts on the subject in this review. Source From the post: Zombie 15’ was, as so many new games today are, a Kickstarter project that ran in 2013 and has recently started to ship to backers. No...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 5th, 2014
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Iello has just a little over a week left for their Zombie 15′ board game up on Kickstarter. They’re more than 3x funded, so there’s extras going for your pledge if you get in on it. Source From the campaign: Experience frantic 15-minute game sessions as you play a group of 2 to 4 te...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 17th, 2013
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Flatlined Games has a new worldwide exclusive distributor in Iello. So if you want Flatlined Games, you’ve gotta go talk to Iello. Source From the announcement: The current US distribution model is quite complex, and different from what we know in Europe. Flatlined Games has been working for tw...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 27th, 2013
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Mythic Battles gets their first expansion tested by the experts over at Play Board Games. Was it truly mythical? Source From the review: Mythic Battles Expansion 1 adds new talents, new tiles, hero cards, and six new scenarios. Read to see how they effect and add replay value to the game....