Review Roundup

Well, it’s Saturday. My day was looking like it might be a bit dull, but then a friend was like, “Hey, let’s have everyone come over and game.” and I was like, “done and done. I just need to type up a post first.” So, that’s the sacrifice I’m making for you all. I could be on my way to gaming, but I know how much you need to get your review articles. Such is my dedication to this site and its readers. 😛 😉
The Johnny Cash, Hank Williams Sr., and Roy Acuff are helping, too.

Today we have: Dairyman, Bottlecap Vikings, Cult Following, Game of Trains, Yamatai, The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Balloon Pop, Unearth, Shahrazad, Rhein: River Trader, Dresden Files, Riff Raff, BarenPark, Jaipur, and Sentient.

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Fantasy Flight Games Previews More Variants Coming In The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen

People love choice. It gives you the ability to tailor-make your experience to exactly what you want. With a game, it can also create replayability. Even for a game as open-ended as The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen, having variants with which you can play the game will hopefully having you come back to it time and again in your gaming sessions. The latest version will be released tomorrow. In this final preview, we get a quick glimpse at other variants that are new to this edition.
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Fantasy Flight Games Posts Another Preview For The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen

One of my favorite movies is The Adventures of Baron Munchausen that Terry Gilliam did. Based on one of the best-selling books of all time, it recounts several of the adventures of the titular Baron Munchausen, who always insists that his stories are 100% accurate, even if they don’t seem entirely feasible. Well, in The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen, you can tell your own tales that may or may not be entirely 100% accurate. We’ve seen a bit of the standard gameplay, but in this preview, we get a look at a couple alternate play styles.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen RPG

We’ve all embellished a story. Maybe you didn’t go 5 days without sleep, but only 2. Maybe you didn’t have a girlfriend that lives in Canada. Maybe you didn’t actually defeat 20 ninjas in combat, but only emptied out the cat’s litter box. But if you’re good at coming up with stories on the spot, and embellishing them as might need to be done, then you’ll be good at The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen, the 3rd edition of which is coming out later this month (go Year of New Editions!). We also get a preview of it today.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen 3rd Edition

Well, the Year of New Editions has now tied in with one of my absolute favorite movies (I’ve read the book, but it was a looooong time ago. The movie, however, I’ll watch once every couple months). For those that don’t know of The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, I’m truly sorry, for you are missing out on one of the greatest adventure tales of all time. For those that do know of it, you’ll be happy to know that a 3rd edition of the roleplaying game will be out later this year.
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