Hero: Immortal King – The Infernal Forge Review

Pretty much any game that offers solo play will get my attention, and that’s exactly what happened when I spotted Hero: Immortal King – The Infernal Forge – from designer Emmanuel Beltrando and publisher Asmodée Editions – on the shelf.

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Flip City Review

Flip City – from designer Chen Zhifan and publisher Tasty Minstrel Games (Cthulhu Realms, Harbour) – is a weird little card game that I’m not quite sure how to categorize. You have to build a city, kind of, but you also

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Rob’s Top 8 Favorite Games to Play Solo

Rob: Before we jump right into this list of my all-time favorite games to play solitaire, I think it’s important to mention that this was an incredibly difficult list to make. I’ve played so many games that offer solo variants

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An Ideal Necklace Kickstarter Preview

  An Ideal Necklace is a “Victorian grabbing and gifting” game from Flintlocks & Fancy, up on Kickstarter now.  In it, 1-4 players will take on the roles of Victorian Ladies who are each trying to achieve the ideal life by

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Hostage Negotiator Review

It never ceases to amaze me just how intense some board games can be – especially solitaire games. Granted I never expected hostage negotiation to be a breeze but Hostage Negotiator, from developer A.J. Porfirio and publisher Van Ryder Games,

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Tower Review

Tower is a set-collection and worker-placement game, designed by Ben Haskett and illustrated by Derek Bacon, and published by Undine Studios.  Playable in about 45 minutes at all player counts, Tower has 1 to 4 players taking on the role

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Viceroy Review

In Viceroy from Mayday Games (Get Bit!, Meteor, Dead Man’s Draw), players will vie for influence over various characters of the realms, enact sweeping legal reform, and build their own Pyramid of Power as they compete to gain the most Power Points

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Hamlet Builder Pro 5000 Kickstarter Preview

Hamlet Builder Pro 5000 is the newest Kickstarter game from the Gamecrafter, who not only supplies all kinds of awesome board game components, but also made one of our favoritest games ever, The Captain Is Dead. Headed to Kickstarter on

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The Networks Kickstarter Preview

Today we review The Networks, from the unassumingly awesome mind of Gil Hova (Bad Medicine, Battle Merchants), and in doing so, we have to ask some questions: You know that cliché about nothing good ever being on TV?  Did you

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Cards of Cthulhu Review

Rob:  Very few board gamers who have crossed the line from Parker Brothers and Milton Bradley to Z-Man and Fantasy Flight have managed to do so without learning about a few go-to Cthulhu-themed titles. I’m looking at you, Arkham Horror

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