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Descent 2nd Edition
ubarose   July 13, 2018   336   0
Ten years ago Descent: Journeys in the Dark was THE dungeon crawl. "Odds are you've heard of it as it slammed itself onto many tables as a massive box full of plastic bits and tiles, came with a tweaked version of the Doom dice system and was almost a really nice minis system. ...except that the scenarios REALLY, REALLY sucked...You know, Descent really pretty much sucks." - Frank Branham Fantasy Flight Games rebooted the game...
pandemic
ubarose   July 05, 2018   388   0
Pandemic, Matt Leacock's smash hit co-operative game that "launched a thousand flabby imitators," is 10 years. Michael Barnes describe it thusly, "In Z-Man Games blockbuster smash hit PANDEMIC, players are trying to stop wooden cubes from spreading over a map of the world. The players must band together to end four different strains of the most virulent, insidious infectious disease ever known to mankind- CUBE CONFUSION. Symptoms include a generalized inability to experience fun, an allergy to dice, increased weight gain, and sexual arousal caused by the scent...
Warhammer Diskwars
san il defanso   July 03, 2018   620   0
Warhammer Diskwars is the sort of game that could only ever fail.
Last Night on Earth 10th Anniversary Edition
ubarose   June 29, 2018   460   0
I came across the Last Night on Earth 10 Year Anniversary Edition in my FLGS last night, and realized that Last Night on Earth and this website are almost exactly the same age. It received four positive reviews, several professions of love in the blogs, and one member even posted his own home brew expansion. Michael Barnes was the only outlier declaring "Last Night on Earth Fails to Deliver Zombie Vs. Shark Action." However, even he went on to say "it's a pretty darn good game and probably the best zombie...
Legacy of Dragonholt
Michael Barnes   June 27, 2018   927   1
A Q&A with one of the most narratively astute designers working in games today.
Jackwraith   June 26, 2018   641   0
What makes a block wargame and how to start blocking
Meeples
Michael Barnes   June 25, 2018   1375   1
It’s time to clean house.
Dragon Dice
xthexlo   June 24, 2018   564   1
Grithsdane was disposable. That's what made him so much fun.
Mr Skeletor   June 21, 2018   7799   1
It's Flashback Friday. Do you still play Agricola? Did you ever play Agricola? Also, for your amusement, this interview with Hanno Girke, originally published January 29, 2008.    The Hot Throne: 20 Questions with Hanno! The John the Baptist of the gaming world, Hanno Girke, leaves the comforts of the farm to come have a friendly fireside chinwag with Mr Skeletor and answer 20 questions.
Memoir '44
ubarose   June 14, 2018   653   0
Memoir '44 was hot, hot, hot in 2008...but where is it now?
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