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By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Dec 20th, 2014
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As usual, here’s the reviews we found during the week. There’s quite a few of them. We’ve got a pair of reviews for Blurble, a look at Dice Crawl from SoulJar Games, an Imperial Assault unboxing, a look at Rivet Wars, a review of the Malifaux terrain by PlastCraft, and more! Check i...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 13th, 2014
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Time for another Review Roundup here on TGN. Here’s the review articles we found this week and thought you’d like to check out. Here’s a list of the games/products on review this week. -Heroes of Normandie: a video review -Dungeons & Dragons 5e Dungeon Master’s Guide -She...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Dec 6th, 2014
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Even when I was younger and had a bit more disposable income than I do now, I always looked to reviews (mostly through my friends) to let me know if a game was worth picking up or not. Reviews are a vital resource so as to not end up with a new game/model that will […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 25th, 2014
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High Command’s Castle of the Keys expansion gets itself reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Stats: No. of players: 2-4 Amount of time to play: 60-90 min Age requirements: 12+ Set-up time: 5-10 minutes Castle of the Keys is the first campaign expansion for Hor...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Nov 20th, 2014
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The Holiday Season is almost upon us and Play Board Games is here to help. They’ve got their 2014 Holiday Gift Guide up. Source From the post: Are you looking for some ideas of what to buy the board gamer in your life? Then look no further....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 18th, 2014
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Kemet brings the magic and mysticism of ancient Egypt to your tabletop. But will it have you crying for your… mummy? Ok, sorry about that one. The game got reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Kemet is an Egyptian-themed, area control game with a lot of fighti...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 14th, 2014
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High Command has their Faith & Fortune expansion reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Warmachine: High Command – Faith & Fortune is a new core set for the High Command series. It adds four new factions, new Winds of War cards and new locations also....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 11th, 2014
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Titanium Wars, by Euphoria Games, gets its Confrontation expansion reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the website: Confrontation is the first expansion for Titanium Wars. It adds new cards to outfit your fleet, new planets to fight over and new leaders. It also introduces 1...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 7th, 2014
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Artificium managed their resources in order to get reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Artificium is a resource management and conversion card game. You gain points for turning resources into higher quality goods. But your opponents can take your resources and your...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 3rd, 2014
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Pandemic: Contagion hopes you washed your hands before setting down to play. Also, they get reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Pandemic Contagion is a card game in which you play a disease. The more cities you infect the more points you get....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 28th, 2014
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Invasion is the latest in the Level 7 game line from Privateer Press. It gets reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the website: No. of players: 3-5 Amount of time to play: 150-180 minLevel 7 Invasion Age requirements: 13+ Set-up time: 10-15 min Level 7 Invasion is a sci-fi th...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 27th, 2014
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Timeline: American History and Americana get themselves reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Do you know who wrote The Federalist Papers? Source From the website: No. of players: 2-8 Amount of time to play: 15-20 min Age requirements: 8+ Set-up time: minimal Timeline: American History an...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 22nd, 2014
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Thunder Alley brings the roar of professional racing to your tabletop. Does it cross the finish line first or crash and burn? The experts at Play Board Games let you know. Jesus built my car. It’s a love affair. Mainly Jesus, and my hotrod. Source From the post: Thunder Alley is a board game th...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 17th, 2014
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Down in Flames: Aces High from DVG gets itself reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the review: Down in Flames: Aces High is a tactical card game representing a dogfight. You must outmaneuver and shoot down your opponent’s planes....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 13th, 2014
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Chaostle gets itself reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Chaostle is a fantasy-themed, roll-and-move, 3D board game. You must maneuver around the board and attack the castle, but look out for the other players as they have the same goal....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 29th, 2014
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Wizards of the Coast gets their 5th edition Monster Manual reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: The Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition (5e) Monster Manual has a plethora of baddies to pit against your players....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 26th, 2014
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Skull & Shackles, a stand-alone set for the Pathfinder Card Game from Paizo Publishing, gets reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the review: Skull and Shackles is the latest edition of the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game. It has a pirate theme and adds ships, new classes...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 22nd, 2014
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Ink and Oak, from GMT Games, gets reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Iron and Oak is a game of ship-to-ship combat set in the American Civil War. You can play the scenarios provided or use the random scenario generator to make your own....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 15th, 2014
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High Command’s Colossal Warfare expansion gets reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Colossal Warfare is the latest campaign expansion for Warmachine High Command. It adds new warriors and war casters and introduces colossal warjacks and battle engines to the g...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 14th, 2014
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Play Board Games posted up their Top 10 Board Game Expansions. Agree? Disagree? Tell me what you think. Source From the post: Here is my Top Ten list (updated for 2014) of the best Board Game Expansions....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 10th, 2014
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Phantom Leader, deluxe edition, from DVG, gets reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Phantom Leader Deluxe is a solitaire air strategy game. You fly missions from Vietnam and must build your squadron and eliminate your targets....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 2nd, 2014
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Firefly’s Pirates and Bounty Hunters expansion, from Gale Force 9, gets reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Pirates and Bounty Hunters introduces PvP interactions to Firefly the game. Now you can steal from others and collect bounties on wanted crew....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Aug 28th, 2014
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Kaosball, by Spaghetti Western and CoolMiniOrNot, gets reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Kaosball: the Sport of Total Domination is a sports miniature game of bluffing, area-control, and luck....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 26th, 2014
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Night of the Noxious Dead, the expansion to Zombies Keep out, from Privateer Press, gets reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Night of the Noxious Dead is the first expansion for Zombies Keep Out. It adds a new type of zombie, more contraptions and more cards to the...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 19th, 2014
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Dungeons & Dragons gets their new 5th edition Player’s Handbook reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the review: The Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition (5e) Player’s Handbook has all the information you need to create characters and start adventuring. Check out som...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 16th, 2014
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Compounded gets reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the review: Compounded is a board game about chemistry. You get VPs by creating compounds from elements. Score the most VPs and win the game....
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 12th, 2014
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Play Board Games headed to the World Boardgaming Championships and gives us a report on how things went. Source From the post: I returned to the World Boardgaming Championships again this year. And again it as only for one day. The day went fast but was full of fun....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 8th, 2014
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Mai Star, from AEG, gets reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: In Mai Star you play a geisha who must gain guests. Different guests are worth a different number of VPs. If after three rounds you have the most VPs you win....
By Polar_Bear
In DreadBall
Aug 6th, 2014
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Azure Forest, the expansion for DreadBall, from Mantic Games, gets reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the review: Azure Forest is an expansion for DreadBall that takes the sport to a jungle moon. The setting provides new challenges for coaches and teams. They are required t...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 1st, 2014
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High Command’s Gargantuan Might expansion, from Privateer Press, gets reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Gargantuan Might is the latest expansion pack for Hordes: High Command. It adds four new warlocks and new units, including the powerful gargantuan warbea...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 30th, 2014
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51st State gets their Ruins expansion reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Ruins is the latest expansion for 51st State and the New Era. It adds 40 new cards and a few new game mechanics to the series....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 25th, 2014
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Wizards of the Coast gets their new D&D Starter Set reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: The Dungeons and Dragons Starter Set has everything you need to begin adventuring with the 5th edition rules....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 22nd, 2014
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Super Robot Punch gets the Rivet Wars core box reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the review: Rivet Wars is a miniatures skirmish game that plays quick, is easy to teach and fun. You must guide your forces to victory by holding objectives and completing secret missions....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 16th, 2014
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AEG gets their Sail to India board game reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games. Source From the post: Sail to India is a race game that requires good resource and component management to win. This micro-game has a small footprint but a good bit of strategy....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 10th, 2014
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Play Board Games gives you their top 10 list of “filler” board games. You know, the ones when you want something lighter or are waiting for the rest of your gaming group to show up. That sort of thing. I, particularly, love these types of games. Source From the post: To qualify as a fille...