Ether Wars Returning to Kickstarter!

Ether Wars is coming back to Kickstarter! They had a bit of a rough start the first time around and didn’t meet its funding goal, but this time around the publishing company, Burning Games, has picked it up. If you

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Imhotep Review

Title: Imhotep Genre: Area Control/Area Influence Cube Stacking Euro Goodness Publisher: KOSMOS Designer: Phil Walker-Harding Artist: Miguel Coimbra, Michaela Kienle Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Abstract games, Cubes, Clever Scoring Mechanisms, Watching their plans go awry Imhotep is

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Islebound Review

Title: Islebound Genre: Area Control Publisher: Red Raven Games Designer: Ryan Laukat Artist: Ryan Laukat Player Count: 2–4 Players (Probably better with fewer. Great at 2) For People Who Like: Indirect competition, gorgeous art, sea monsters An area control game

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Illimat Kickstarter Preview

Title: Illimat Genre: Trick-taking Publisher: Twogether Studios Designer: Keith Baker Artist: Carson Ellis Player Count: 2–4 Players There are only a few hours left on the Illimat Kickstarter campaign and this past Saturday we had the pleasure of checking the

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Cryptozoic is Downloading Master of Orion to Cardboard

Master of Orion: The Board Game is coming to the U.S. in early 2017 from Cryptozoic and Hobby World. It is based on the classic video game, of the same title, a sci-fi themed strategy game. The board game, designed

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Only 3 Days Left to Back AEGIS, the Robot Fighting Game!

AEGIS is Greenbrier Games new Robot building game on Kickstarter. They have called it “Pokemon meets Voltron” and I think that’s a pretty darned good way of thinking of it. Collect your robots, combine them into ultimate fighting forms, and make them fight!

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C.O.G by Dr Finn

Dr. Finn’s Games has launched a new project on Kickstarter: C.O.G.! C.O.G. is a steampunk-themed worker-placement spelling game for 2-4 players. We had the pleasure of trying out the prototype of the game with Dr. Finn himself, and it is

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The Decemberists…Boardgame?

Here’s something I didn’t know: The Decemberists (indie folk rock band from Portland, Oregon) love board games. They love them so much, they made one based off of a photoshoot they did back in 2009. They wanted the photos to

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Farmageddon Review – The Harvest Is Upon Us

When you think of farming games, a few common themes probably come to mind.  Deep, resource-intensive Euros where feeding your family is your first priority.  Arranging rows of crops, tending to your cattle, caring for the land so that it

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Outlawed Kickstarter Preview – A Bandit Bluffing Filler

Bluffing games are sort of a polarizing genre, in my observation.  There are folks who absolutely revel in the challenge – out-thinking your opponents, making big plays on little more than intuition and clever, subtle manipulation, and falling prey to

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