Seafood. Some people love it. Others not so much. But either way, it’s big business. There’s money to be made out there, collecting the bounty of the ocean. Fleets of ships head out, cast their next and bring home the catch. And that’s just what you’ll be doing in Fleet: The Dice Game, a new game from Eagle-Gryphon Games that’s up on Kickstarter now.
Helloooooooo, Saturday. You know you’re my favorite. I hope the other days of the week get jealous, but you’re just so great. Time to put on some appropriate music and relax… and probably play some games, too. I plan on doing that as well. But, before I go do that, I gotta make sure the people get the gaming reviews I know they so desperately desire.
This week, we have: Go Nuts for Donuts, Loot N Shoot, London, Centipede, Stellium, DropMix, Cursed Court, Einstein, Peptide, Empires: Age of Discovery, Test of Honour Ronin, Photosynthesis, and Fast Forward series (Fear, Fortress, Flee).
I dunno. Me being me, all I can think of is “The Scarlet p-p-Pumpernickel.” Because I watched a lot of cartoons growing up. Of course, that character was based on the Scarlet Pimpernel, of which you can now bring that swashbuckling action to your tabletop in Eagle-Gryphon Game’s, The Scarlet Pimpernel: Signature Edition, which is up on Kickstarter now.
No, they’re not dice that are something like 15′ on each size. That’d be pretty awesome (though probably not very practical for your games), but Titan Dice is a new dice game from Eagle-Gryphon Games. In the game, vicious mythic creatures have escaped and it’s up to you to capture them. They’re fierce, though, and don’t exactly want to go back into captivity. So you’ll have to watch out or be knocked out for the round to go heal your wounds. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
Eagle-Gryphon Games is taking players back to the fantastic world of Fantastiqa. They’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new expansion for the game. This one is called Rival Realms. In it, two magicians have been teleported to the realm. They will compete against one-another to summon locations and then complete quests there.
Ah, Saturday. And it’s Games Day at the Milton Library. So, of course, that means it’s raining. Funny how that seems to be happening. 3rd weekend of the month, we’ve got some rain. But, seeing as I like rain, it’s all good. Rain and gaming. Seems great. Anyway, we’ve got our reviews for you here. Let’s get to them so I can go back to gaming.
Today we have: Airecon 4, Faith: A Garden in Hell, Original Laser Design Dark Age MDF Buildings, Banzai, Battles in the Age of War, Killer Katanas II, Mystic Miracles iOS, Incorporated, Grand Prix, Deep Sea Adventure, Ethnos, This Belongs in a Museum, Galactic Rebellion, and BrilliAnts.
It’s a beautiful Saturday here in Atlanta. The sun’s shining. It’s warm outside.
… Sounds like a perfect time to go to the LGS and stay inside, playing games all day! 😀
And to those dealing with ice up in the midwest, best to stay inside and play some games all day.
Long story short, it’s a good day to play some games. But what games? Well, you could check out these reviews and pick from there.
Today we have: Ulm, Orcs Must Die, Titan Race, Tavern’s Tales, Manhattan Project: Energy Empire, Doom, Flash Point: Extreme Danger, Praetor, The Daedalus Sentence, Twilight Struggle- Digital Version, Imhotep, Forged in Steel, Mi Tierra, Saloon Tycoon, Legendary Inventors, Flammer Rouge, Watch Your Mouth, Draconis Invasion, Ice Cool, Celestia, The Foreign King, Sub Terra, Wasteland Justice, Takenoko, and Drinking Quest Journey Into Draught.
In the days of Ancient Rome, spectators would flock to the Circus Maximus in order to witness chariot races. Basically, it was the NASCAR of the day. You went fast. You turned left. And you could get rich doing it, too. One of history’s wealthiest athletes was a charioteer. Soon, you’ll be able to get a cut of that for yourself. That is, if you’re fast enough. Eagle Gryphon Games has launched a Kickstarter campaignf or Chariot Race.
Hey there, everyone. I hope you’re enjoying your Saturday. Mine’s not the greatest, as I’m driving back from visiting my parents. Not that visiting my parents is bad. But the 8.5 hour drive back home is. Buh. No fun at all. But at least once I’m back home I’ll be able to get back into the groove of some gaming.
In the meantime, let’s get you some gaming reviews.
Today we have: VS 2PCG A-Force Expansion, Conflict of Heroes Guadalcanal, Shattered Void, Wake Up Cthulhu, Oh My Gods, Scape, Legendary Dice Throwers, Blood & Fortune, Histrio, Mistborn: House War, Celestia, and Morocco.
Saturday of a long weekend, too. All. The. Bonus!
But that doesn’t mean I’m going to shirk my duties. You want your review articles, and I’m here to give them to you.
So I present to you: Who Knew, Everdawn, Flick ‘Em Up, Night of Man, Ra, Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization, Tyrants of the Underdark, VIII Corps: The Somme 1916, Wombat Rescue, Nefarious, Apotheca: The Secret Potion Society, Back to the Future: An Adventure Through Time, Dungeon Time, Bear Valley, and Millennium Blades.
Eagle-Gryphon Games is doing a double over on Kickstarter, running a campaign for two games at once. There’s SiXeS and Elevenses for One, great for whether you’re involved with a whole group of people or just enjoying a game by yourself.
What a glorious day. What cannot be achieved on such a day as Saturday?
Well, I know I can be working on various articles for the site. Hopefully you’re getting in some gaming, like I am, too.
At the moment, though, we’ve got ourselves the Review Roundup.
In today’s feature we have: Vikings Gone Wild, Blood Rage: Mystics of Midgard Expansion, Codinca, Blood Rage: Gods of Asgard Expansion, Imperial Settlers: Atlanteans Expansion, King’s Forge: Queen’s Jubilee Expansion, Talon, 13 Days, 51st State, The Grizzled: At Your Orders, One Night Ultimate Vampire, Area 1851, Tesla vs. Edison: Powering Up, No Thank You Evil, Valeria Card Kingdoms, Legends of the American Frontier, Jail Break, Adventure Land, Anachrony, Android: Mainframe, Shogunate, T.I.M.E Stories: Under the Mask, Aya, Porta Nigra, The Gallerist, Doctor Panic, and Knit Wit.
Get on there, little dogie! Hup! Hup!
Hey there, pardners, it’s time once more for a Review Roundup.
So let’s get this rodeo on the road!
Today we have: Super Dungeon Explore: Forgotten King, Mage Knight, Lil’ Cthulhu, Fleet Wharfside, Patchwork App, Techno Bowl, Rubicon’s Opel Blitz, Arena Rex, Black Hat, Captain’s Wager, T.I.M.E Stories: A Prophecy of Dragons, Quadropolis, Orphan Black, City of Spies, and Empires: Age of Discovery.
I’ve mentioned a couple times recently about being a teetotaler. However, while that means I may not actually drink, it doesn’t mean that I can’t enjoy a good game based on some sort of spirit. Such would be the case with Vinhos Deluxe, which is up on Kickstarter now, looking for some funding love. Do you have what it takes to be the best wine maker in all of Portugal?
Well… it was worth the wait. We find ourselves once more in Saturday.
Anyway, let’s get to the various review articles we’ve bee coming across recently. I present to you the Review Roundup.
This week we have articles on: Dark Stories, Hunt: The Unknown Quarry, Hengist, Mystery! Motive for Murder, Porta Nigra, A Study in Emerald, One Night Revolution, Bountytown, Zombie Tower 3D, Fall of Magic, Terrakami Games MagLev Train MkII, Seven7s Card Game, Warfighter, and Phantom Fury.
Aaaaaall aboard! *train whistle blows*
The train is leaving the station, and you want to be on it when it goes. Granted, if the railroad doesn’t go exactly where you want it to, you can always just buy a railroad and make it go where you want it to. And as a businessman or businesswoman, you’ll want to invest in new technology, and even potentially your competitors, if it’ll give you an advantage. That’s the idea behind Continental Divide, a new board game from Eagle Gryphon Games up on Kickstarter now.
Hey everyone. I hope those of you that celebrated it had a good Christmas. If you don’t celebrate Christmas, I still hope you had a kick-ass Friday. As for today, I hope you’re having a great Feast of St. Stephen. Or, again, if you don’t celebrate such, I hope you’re having a kick-ass Saturday.
Being Saturday, it’s time to get you some reviews.
Today’s offerings include: Food Chain Magnate, Fleet Wharfside, Tumult Royal, Tail Feathers, Deception: Murder in Hong Kong, New York 1901, Mission: Red Planet, Orleans, Flick ’em Up, The Bloody Inn, Tide of Iron: Stalingrad, VS System 2PCG, and Le Havre – The Inland Port.
Hello there, all you gaming friends out there in gamer-land! Seems for the moment that it’s actually going to be a bit winter-like here in Atlanta. At least for a couple days. No, it’s not like the winters I remember in Chicago, but if we had a winter like that down here, this place would never dig out of that. The whole state would shut down until June. It would be a nightmare.
However, a blizzard’s-worth of reviews here today is just fine. (Because transitions!)
Today we’ve got articles on: X-Wing Miniatures Game, Star Wars Armada, Imperial Assault, Conflict of Heroes – The Eastern Front Solo Expansion, Queen’s Necklace, Terrakami Games Sci-Fi Containers, Crusader A15 by Rubicon Models, Bountytown, Between Two Cities, Bad Beets, Ultimate Warriorz, Jamaica, The Gallerist, Mombasa, Ninja Camp, Shakespeare, Cthulhu Realms, Eternal Dynasty, Outer Earth, Fool’s Gold, and Dark Age Z.
There are several “world at war” board games out there. You know the ones where you build up your armies and have to manage your resources and so forth and so on. The most famous example of the genre is Risk. But I have to admit, that’s not my favorite game like that. It’s Attack. Well, Eagle-Gryphon Games is running a Kickstarter for a new, deluxe version.
Hello, and welcome once again to Saturday. Mine so far has been… busy. Wake up, groceries, mechanic, and now here. Birthday party for a friend later (for whom I made a cheesecake last night), and possible gaming to be had. Should be a good time. But before we get to that, we’ve got some reviews and previews to talk about.
In today’s batch we have: 7 Wonders Duel & 7 Wonders, Dark City 30 Aircon Ducts, Machi Koro: Millionaire’s Row, Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn, Creature College, Out of the Abyss, Cartagena, Morocco, and Mistfall.
In the markets of Morocco, you can find just about anything for sale. In particular, the marketplace of Jemaa el-Fnaa, in Marrakech, can you get the mundane (such as food or rugs), but also exotic (such as magic or watch a snake charmer). But the markets are busy places and today even more so, as the Moroccan Tumblers are visiting. There’s only so many places for vendors to set up their booths, and some spots are better than others. You and the other vendors must fight it out for the best retail locations.
And we find ourselves once more deposited here on the weekend. With any luck, yours includes gaming of some kind. Be it CCG, LCG, RPG, Minis, or something else (hey, someone out there might still be playing with POGs, you never know…), may the odds be in your favor.
As it is Saturday (most beloved of days), it’s time for another Review Roundup.
This week we have reviews/previews of: Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn, Dungeons & Dragons: Out of the Abyss, Citadel Air Paint, Pathfinder Battles: Dungeons Deep Booster, Halfling Feast, Sentinels of the Multiverse App, Ubongo, Traders of Osaka, VS System Card Game, The Undercity, Arcadia Quest, Clockwork Wars, Codenames, Privateers: The Golden Decade, and Neuroshima Hex.
Welcome to another Saturday, beautiful readers. We’re in a bit of the “calm before the storm.” The last weekend before Gen Con. I did some grocery shopping specifically for the trip (granola bars and cough drops to have in my satchel as I run all around Indy). Next will be making a packing list to make sure I’ve got everything I need while there. What sort of prep do you guys have going on?
Well, take a small break from all that packing and painting and whatever else you’re doing to enjoy some reviews we found during the week.
In this week’s batch, we’ve got reviews/previews of: Systema Gaming Base-0 HQ Unit, Police Precinct, Random Encounter, Roadkill Rivals, Fleet Wharfside, Specter Ops, Karma, The Voting Game, DeadFellas, Black Fleet, Fief: France 1429, Imperial Assault, Flea Market, and Gold Ahoy.
Gryphon and Eagle Games are in their final week for The Gallerist over on Kickstarter. In the game, you play as the owner of an art gallery. You must attract artists and visitors to your gallery and sell valuable paintings. Over time, you’ll build up your prestige and wealth as you look to become the premier place for artists to display their works and for art collectors to buy the most wondrous pieces of art.
Hey there again, everyone. Welcome to Sunday. A quick note: It is Mother’s Day. Just sayin’. If possible, I’d suggest giving your mom a call. It probably couldn’t hurt. I’m gonna give mine a call here after I finish typing this up.
But that’s as may be. At the moment, we’ve got our usual spot of gathering some of the bite-sized stories together and presenting them to you here.
In this installment we have: New Robot added to Ramshackle Robots Kickstarter, Brigade Models 15mm SF New Releases, The Painting Frog visits Warhammer World, Close Encounters: Icarus Miniatures Preview the Praesidian Warrior, and a batch of The Fiver interviews from The Meeple Mechanic.
Welcome back to Saturday, dear friends. Hopefully you’re enjoying the day. I’ve been running around like crazy this morning, getting stuff done before I head to my friend’s place this evening for gaming fun. Once I’m done making this post, I need to bake cookies. But that’s as may be. I know you’re here for the reviews. So let’s get to them.
In this batch of reviews/previews, we’ve got: Warchimera Hammer Armoured Personnel Carrier, Lords & Ladies, Darkest Night, Hordes: High Command, Dogs of War, Race to the Rhine, Fishing Party, Machi Koro, Imperial Settlers, Cards Against Humanity, Witness, Tinku, Dragon Punch, and Mining Maniac.
The Meeple Mechanic posted another installment of The Fiver, where they ask five questions to a game designer. This time it’s Matt Riddle about his Floating Market game that’s currently up on Kickstarter. Get some background on Matt and some insight into designing the game.
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Eagle-Gryphon Games is running a Kickstarter for Floating Market, the game of fruit salad (and no, this is nothing like the potato salad Kickstarter from a few months ago). Players are trying to collect fruit from the fruit boats in order to get their grandmother (in the game, not their actual grandmother, though you could get her involved if you wanted, I guess) to make them some fruit salad.
The campaign’s more than 2x funded with still 19 days to go.
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