Play Unplugged

By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 28th, 2014
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Play Unplugged posted a new Play Unplugged Academy post. This one’s about sorting out the world that is the RPG gaming lifestyle. Source From the article: It’s time to get that RPG campaign out of your head and onto the tabletop! Play Unplugged’s Dan Bidwa discusses the use of rando...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 25th, 2014
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Play Unplugged takes a look at the Townsfolk Bones set from Reaper and gives you their thoughts on the subject. Source From the review: Non-combatants are often an afterthought in miniature gaming. It is easy to see why, when our hobby encompasses so many differing elements, and speaking frankly, civ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 23rd, 2014
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Play Unplugged takes a look at making their own dystopian future by checking out Euphoria. Source From the review: Play Unplugged’s Damian Mastrangelo tries to make his way in the dystopian future city of Euphoria. Check out his review of this new worker placement game from Stonemaier Games!...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Feb 20th, 2014
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Play Unplugged has posted up the third installment of their Designer’s Log where you get some insight into what it takes to make the games that you love to play. Source From this post: Scott Pyle’s series documenting his design process for Super System 4th Edition continues. This installm...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Feb 19th, 2014
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Play Unplugged takes a look at the new Dwarf Gyrobomber from Games Workshop in this unboxing article. Source From the article: Play Unplugged’s Thane Enrico Nardini unboxes the latest in dwarf air superiority, the Gyrobomber from Games Workshop!...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 13th, 2014
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Play Unplugged takes a look at the Netrunner LCG from Fantasy Flight Games. I know we don’t generally do LCGs and such, but Netrunner’s my favorite card game out there, by far. Plus, Uncle Rico over at PU’s a friend. So there. Source From the review: Play Unplugged’s Paul Carb...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 30th, 2014
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Play Unplugged is after yer booty! In this Hugo Award Winning review, they take a look at Dread Curse from Smirk and Dagger. Source From the review: Arrrrr matey! Play Unplugged’s Dan Bidwa reviews Dread Curse, a game from those scurvy dogs at Smirk&Dagger!...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 28th, 2014
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Play Unplugged has another miniatures review up. This one’s for the Threshold Operatives 4 set from Strange Aeons. Source From the review: I first stumbled across Strange Aeons while chatting with a Canadian gamer at a Gen Con Indy a few years back. I wish I could remember his name to give him ...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Jan 23rd, 2014
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Play Unplugged continues their Designer’s Log series with entry #2, “Devil, Meet the Details.” Source From the article: Here comes the second installment of Scott Pyle’s Designer’s Log, chronicling the development of SuperSystem 4th Edition from Four-Color Studios....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 21st, 2014
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Play Unplugged takes a look at the Seamus, Avatar of Dread from Wyrd Miniatures in this week’s miniature review. Source From the review: I had the pleasure of playing Malifaux 2E yesterday, and without writing a full review of that (don’t worry; it’s on the way), I’m happy to report that the ga...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 19th, 2014
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Play Unplugged posted another of their Nobel Prize in Gardening-award winning reviews. This one’s for Spearpoint 1943. Source From the review: Play Unplugged’s Matt Snodgrass heads to the front to review Spearpoint 1943 from Collins Epic Wargames....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 16th, 2014
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Play Unplugged has another of their Golden Globe award-winning reviews up. This one’s for the Kos City and Lands Beyond Kos books. Source From the review: Play Unplugged’s Paul Carboni travels to the island of Kos for an adventure through two new systemless setting books: Kos City, and La...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 14th, 2014
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Play Unplugged posted another mini review on their website. This one’s the Waste Priests from Sgt. Major Miniatures. Source From the review: I first encountered Sgt. Major Miniatures at Historicon last year, and I was immediately impressed by the diversity of figures their company had on offer....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 13th, 2014
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Play Unplugged posted up another of their Rubber Stoat of Zurich-award winning reviews. This one’s for Kill Team from Games Workshop. Source From the review: Play Unplugged’s Enrico Nardini takes point on a mission to review Kill Team, a skirmish gaming supplement for Warhammer 40K....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 7th, 2014
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Play Unplugged takes a look at the Dr. E-Vil miniature from Crossover Miniatures in their latest review. Source From the review: Did everyone have a great holiday season? I hope you did! Every year around this time my wargaming pals get together at our LGS and there is often a modest gift exchange. M...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Dec 25th, 2013
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Play Unplugged posted another of their Rubber Stoat of Zurich award winning reviews. This one’s for Choose One. Source From the review: Check out Enrico Nardini’s review of Looney Lab’s new party game Choose One!...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Dec 20th, 2013
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Play Unplugged has posted another of their Technical Emmy-award-winning reviews. This time it’s Apocalypse Survivors: The Men from Wargames Factory. Source From the review: It’s beginning to look a lot like Apocalypse, everywhere you go! Play Unplugged’s Matt Snodgrass reviews Warga...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 15th, 2013
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Play Unplugged has posted up their choice picks for the games you should be buying this holiday season. Source From the guide: It’s the holiday season! No matter what you celebrate, chances are, if you are reading this, there is a tabletop gamer in your life that you need to purchase a gift for. Each...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Dec 12th, 2013
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Play Unplugged has another of their Palme D’or award-winning reviews with a look at Clairvoyance (they knew they were going to win ahead of time). Source From the review: Play Unplugged’s Paul Carboni dusts off the old crystal ball to review Clairvoyance, Eye4Games game of psychics and...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Dec 7th, 2013
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Play Unplugged takes a look at Wargames Factory’s Apocalypse Survivors: The Women (how much for the women?) in their latest unboxing article. Source From the article: Play Unplugged‘s Enrico Nardini unboxes the second set of Wargames Factory armed civilians for the zombie apocalypse....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Nov 25th, 2013
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Play Unplugged takes a look at the new eBook Codex: Inquisition available from Games Workshop. Source From the review: I was in Historical gaming heaven at Fall-In 2013, but that did not stop me from taking some time back at the hotel to read the newly released Codex: Inquisition. To give some contex...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 22nd, 2013
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Play Unplugged takes a look at the glass-top tray from Dave’s Baggage Train and gives you their thoughts on the subject. Source From the review: How are you going to store those beautiful miniatures, once you have painted them? While at Fall-In 2013, Play Unplugged’s Enrico stopped by Dav...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 15th, 2013
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Play Unplugged steps into the Wayback Machine and takes a look at the D&D Premium Reprint that WotC made. Source From the review: It’s Play Unplugged Retro Review time! Jason Vey looks at the Wizards of the Coast premium reprint of the Original Dungeons & Dragons rules....
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Nov 10th, 2013
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Play Unplugged helps you game on a budget by showing off some of the more-affordable avenues into minis gaming with a look at BattleSworn and the Reaper Bones minis. Source From the article: Tabletop miniature games can be expensive. This reality is frustrating to both beginners looking for a low-cos...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 6th, 2013
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Play Unplugged has posted up another of their Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Award-winning reviews. This one’s for Krosmaster Arena. Source From the review: Who will become the king of the Krosmoz? Play Unplugged’s Damian Mastrangelo battles his way through Japanime Games’ Krosmaste...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 4th, 2013
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Play Unplugged has posted up another of their unboxing videos. This time it’s Mage War: Druid vs. Necromancer. Source From the article: Break out your spell books Play Unplugged fans! Enrico unboxes the latest expansion for Mage Wars. Druids and Necromancers duke it out for domination of Etheri...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Oct 21st, 2013
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Play Unplugged gives you a list of their favorite games for this spooky season in their latest editorial. Source From the post: Greetings gamers and ghouls! It’s that time of year again, the time when I ask Play Unplugged’s team of freelancers what games they would like to be playing this Halloween. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 19th, 2013
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Play Unplugged posted up another of their AKC Championship-winning reviews. This one’s for the Orc Archers from Ramshackle Games. Source From the review: Orcs are one of the most iconic antagonists in the realm of fantasy. They are downright pervasive in our collective gaming, and you can find ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 11th, 2013
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Play Unplugged takes a look inside the Star Trek: Attack Wing box from WizKids and gives you their thoughts on the subject. Source From the article: It’s time to beam up the contents of another new game! Play Unplugged’s Enrico Nardini and “Navy” Dave Spurlock break out the tricorders and analyze Sta...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 10th, 2013
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Play Unplugged takes a look at the Brothers of Iron Kickstarter box contents from Ramshackle Games and gives you their thoughts on the matter. Source From the article: In a previous episode of Play Unplugged TV, Play Unplugged’s Enrico Nardini unboxed an assorted collection of figures from Ramshackle...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 6th, 2013
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Play Unplugged has another of their Winter X-Games Downhill Snowboarding Halfpipe gold medal award winning reviews posted up. This one’s for The Agents card game. Source From the review: Play Unplugged’s Matt Snodgrass goes deep undercover to investigate The Agents, an espionage themed ca...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 3rd, 2013
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Play Unplugged has posted the first episode of their new vidcast series, The Painting Detail, up online for your watching pleasure. Source In this episode: It has finally arrived! Grab your brushes and report to the barracks! It’s time for The Painting Detail! The Painting Detail is the newest web-se...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 29th, 2013
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Play Unplugged posted up another of their Pulitzer Prize-winning reviews. This one’s for Privateer Press’s Level 7 Omega Protocol. Source From the review: Omega Protocol has been initiated… Can Play Unplugged’s Damian Mastrangelo clean up the mess created by those Subterra Bra...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 23rd, 2013
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Play Unplugged has posted Unplugged Radio episode 3.6 up online for your listening pleasure. Source In this episode: We’re back after an extended hiatus, due to convention coverage and other gubbins, with more riveting conversation by and for gamers (and a nice insomnia cure for everyone else). Enric...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 18th, 2013
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Play Unplugged has posted another of their National Spelling Bee award-winning reviews. This one’s for Privateer Press’ deck-building game, High Command. Source From the review: Play Unplugged’s Tony Borzok takes command of the growing conflict in the Iron Kingdoms. He takes a look ...