Board Games

By Polar_Bear
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Sep 22nd, 2017
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Z-Man Games has another updated version of a game they’re working on. This time around, it’s History of the World. So, in a way, they’re rewriting history… If you’ve ever wanted to be in charge of a civilization and see it through the dawn of time all the way to the 20th...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 22nd, 2017
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The Cities of Splendor expansion for… well… Splendor is now available. Actually, it should be The Cities of Splendor expansionS. Reason being is that it’s not just one new set of rules inside the box, but actually several. You can mix and match them as you see fit to add several who...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 22nd, 2017
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Steamforged Games is going to be launching their Kickstarter campaign for the Resident Evil 2 board game on September 25th. That’s just a couple days away. In order to build up the hype and excitement, they’re giving away a pledge to one person who shares their post over on Facebook. Head...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 21st, 2017
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Having access to advise the king on matters is a good position to be in. You can make sure that the things you find most important get done. Well, King Tritus is looking to add a new person to his Royal Council. The thing is, you’re not the only one that could potentially fill that […]...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 20th, 2017
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I am a fan of abstract strategy games. I also have an interest in WWI. Well, mix those two together and you get Trench, a new strategy board game that’s up on Kickstarter now. Take control of your army and maneuver your way across the diamond-shaped board and to the other side of the trench [&h...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 20th, 2017
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Playing games is fun. Even watching people play games can be fun. But what’s better than that? Playing or watching games for charity. And what’s possibly even better than that? Getting free stuff for watching games for charity. That’s what you’ll be able to do tomorrow, as Nom...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 18th, 2017
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Studies show that cheese works on the brain much like narcotics and you can be, basically, addicted to it. Well, I certainly know that I am addicted to cheese. It’s really hard to ever say that I’ve had “enough” of it. So I’m always on a cheese quest, of sorts. But I can...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 16th, 2017
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Hey everyone. We’ve made it around to another weekend. I said I was going to probably be doing some baking. Well, I’ve got some magic cookie bars cooling right now. I love these things… probably too much… *looks at my stomach* … definitely too much. But issues with my wa...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 15th, 2017
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It’s a small world after all. You’re welcome. Well, as I wait here for the people coming to hunt me down for doing that, I guess I should tell you about Sky Islands, the new expansion pack announced for Small World. The tiny world hasn’t ever really paid much attention to what goes ...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 15th, 2017
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It’s not quite cold and flu season yet, but that just means it’s time to stock up on disease-fighting knowledge. It also means to get prepped for the upcoming 2018 Pandemic Survival Series. Yes, Pandemic is usually a cooperative affair, but in this format, you’re racing against anot...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 14th, 2017
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Sometimes it’s not about the party, but the party after the party. In this case, it’s Ninja Division having a huge sale as the after party. Are all after parties huge sales? I’ve never been to one, but if I can save up to 45% off on games and stuff, I just might start going [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 14th, 2017
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An upcoming game that’s gotten some real attention lately is Stuffed Fables from Plaid Hat Games. It’s the adventure gamebook where players collectively tell a story using the book as a rules guide, game board, and more. Players will take on the role of different stuffed animals and their...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 14th, 2017
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A new sport is soon to be hitting your tabletops. What do you do when you take a person who can manipulate water, and add to that someone who can manipulate fire and someone who can manipulate earth? You’ve got yourself a Pro-Bending team in the making. Get to the stadium and get your team [&he...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 13th, 2017
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A thousand years has passed since the events in the Secrets of the Lost Tomb. However, the work of the Eternal Order of Perseus continues, keeping humanoids safe from the Great Old Ones. Now with their huge space station, the current members of the Eternal Order of Perseus face all-new dangers. Will ...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 12th, 2017
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The Kickstarter campaign for Wander: The Cult of Barnacle Bay is doing well. They’ve made it over their funding goal and are working their way through stretch goals. To help with that, they’ve added on some add-ons, letting you get alternate heroes, extra dice, and (once they get there) a...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 9th, 2017
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Let’s see if the system decides to eat this one or not. Anyway, it’s Saturday, and that means I’m happy. I’ve been doing various domestic things this morning in order to be ready for when a friend comes over for some gaming (Guild Ball and Ascension are the most-likely games t...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 8th, 2017
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Alderac Entertainment Group (or AEG, to their friends) has several new releases they’ll be bringing to store shelves this month. If you’re a fan of cats, or smashing things together, or pirates, you’ll be happy to see what’s coming. Yeah, it’s a bit of everything. But wh...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 8th, 2017
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Murder is afoot! Jack the Ripper has once again started his slayings. The most notorious serial killer London has ever known is loose. It’s up to the investigators to track him down and bring him to justice. That’s just what you’ll be doing in Whitehall Mystery, the new board game a...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 7th, 2017
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In most games, you play as either the “good guys” or the “bad guys.” You’re either fighting to save the world, or looking to watch it burn. Well, Andoria Battlefields lets you do a bit of both. Players have their own set of heroes they’re looking to use to close th...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 7th, 2017
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An ounce of preparation beats a pound of cure. It’s a pretty old saying, but it’s true. Being fully ready to go for something beats trying to change things on the fly. Well, some new items are being added to the Legend of Korra: Pro-Bending Arena game coming from IDW Games. Instead of try...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 6th, 2017
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Charles Dickens has penned some of the most well-known stories of all time. His characters have really become a part of our everyday lives. And now they can be part of your gaming nights, too. Scrooge the Board Game, which is up on Kickstarter now, lets you play as one of Dickens’ characters an...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 6th, 2017
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Floods. They’re a problem that’s been facing humanity essentially since the first group of huts were set too close to a rising stream. In The Netherlands, there’s a whole series of levees, reservoirs, and pumping stations that keeps the country dry. Well, when those start to fail, s...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 5th, 2017
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You all probably know that one of my favorite artists out there is Heath “BA” Foley. I like his art so much, I got a piece permanently attached to my arm. Well, him and another couple good friends of mine are running their Kickstarter campaign for Wander: the Cult of Barnacle Bay. It̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 5th, 2017
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Well, it would seem as though the system took a vacation over the long holiday weekend, as it ate the Review Roundup post. Such things happen occasionally. It’s alright… I’ll just make a new one this morning for you. Today we have: Dragons Hoard, Andoria Battlefields, Masters of Ele...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 1st, 2017
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Yarr arr yarr! You know, pirates aren’t just on the seven seas. As we’ve reached out into the stars, the swashbucklers have followed. In Into the Black: Boarding Party, you take on the role of one of these space pirates as you board an enemy vessel. While the overall goal, of course, is t...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 1st, 2017
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Well, it looks like the world is coming to an end again. (Damnit, Todd! I told you to go to the doctor when you got bitten!) The undead are swarming all over. Now people are having to escape this zombie menace. Thankfully, Raxxon Pharmaceuticals is helping with evacuation kits. It’s got what yo...
By Polar_Bear
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Aug 31st, 2017
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The Empire has a new weapon to use against any system that dares oppose its rule. The Death Star is a massive space station that houses a weapon strong enough to destroy a planet. If the Rebellion hopes to continue on, they’re going to have to get the plans for that thing and find a […]...
By Polar_Bear
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Aug 31st, 2017
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I think it’s safe to say that if you’re here on the site (or following us on Social Media), you’re a fan of board games. However, learning a new game can, at times, be a bit of a chore. Even a good rulebook can sometimes leave you with questions. That’s where Dized comes in. I...
By Polar_Bear
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Aug 31st, 2017
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Fantasy Flight Games isn’t just remaking the Legend of the Five Rings card game. They’re coming out with other games based on the universe. The first to be announced is the Battle for Rokugan board game. While all the clans are loyal to the Emperor, they’re still more-than-willing t...
By Polar_Bear
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Aug 30th, 2017
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River Horse has started taking pre-orders for their next board game inspired by a beloved Jim Henson movie. This time, it’s The Dark Crystal. Will Jen and Kira be able to defeat the terrible Skeksis, skekSil and skekUng? That’s up to you to decide. The game will be released early in 2018....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 29th, 2017
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We all love getting new games right when they’re made available. Everyone wants to be the first gamer on their block with the new hotness, after all. The best way to do that is to put your name down for a pre-order. Even better is if you can pick up your game at a convention. […]...
By Polar_Bear
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Aug 26th, 2017
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Man, it’s hard to think that Gen Con was a week ago. At this point, the show was more than half-over. How time flies. Hopefully everyone was able to recuperate well. I seem to have missed out on getting Con Crud. So that’s good. My feet were feeling just fine again by Tuesday. So thatR...
By Polar_Bear
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Aug 25th, 2017
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Most games are simply here to entertain. And there’s obviously nothing wrong with that. But Anthromancer looks to be more. Much, much more. It’s a game (or, a couple of games, really), a full-length album, a tarot set, a mystery riddle, and more. All brought to you buy the guys behind Dan...
By Polar_Bear
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Aug 25th, 2017
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Well, it seems that Catalyst Game Labs isn’t the only company making Master of Orion products. Cryptozoic and Hobby World are also coming out with games based on it. Their game will be available in just a couple weeks....
By Polar_Bear
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Aug 25th, 2017
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Even in the depths of space, there can be competition for resources. Hey, growing and expanding civilizations need all they can get. And that’s certainly going to cause conflict. That’s just what’s happening in Beyond the Horizon, a new board game up on Kickstarter. Take the side of...