Zerpang! Review

Zerpang!, designed by Whirling Derby Games and published by our pals at The Gamecrafter (The Captain Is Dead), is an awesome game of swashbuckling pirates, crashing through the waves of an uncharted sea as they search for a place to bury their

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Tiny Epic Galaxies Review

Tiny Epic Galaxies is the third game in the Tiny Epic series, from Scott Almes and Gamelyn Games (Tiny Epic Kingdoms, Tiny Epic Defenders).  This sci-fi themed area control game has a lot to live up to in order to claim

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Tiny Epic Kingdoms Review

Tiny Epic Kingdoms is an area control/4x game designed by Scott Almes (Harbour, Best Treehouse Ever) and published by Gamelyn Games.  It is also the first in the Tiny Epic series, a growing line of games which share the unique distinction

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Save the Colony with BrilliAnts! On Kickstarter now!

Sphere Games has re-launched its 1 to 5 player family-friendly game BrilliAnts at a reduced price, with better stretch goals! In the game you control an Ant Colony who is preparing for the harsh winter by stocking up on valuable resources

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Moe Blaze Brings Their Fist Game, Yokai Battle, to Kickstarter!

Yokai Battle is French publisher Moe Blaze’s first foray into publishing board games. The game lets players learn about Japanese folklore through a tactical, area-control card game. 2-4 Players use their summoned monsters to vie for control over five terrain cards. There are 22

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Conquest of Speros Review

Today we review Conquest of Speros, a small-box area control game from Grey Fox Games.  Does this little package indeed contain good things (as is tradition), or is it just another collection of tiny meeples with nothing better to do

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Mechs, Bears, and Toiling Workers in Stonemaier Games’ Scythe! Now on Kickstarter!

It is the 1920’s and the armored mechs of the first Great War stand idle. All the world is watching as five factions ready themselves to vie for control of Eastern Europa. Scythe, by Stonemaier Games, is an area control

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Morocco Kickstarter Prototype Preview

Matt Riddle and Ben Pinchback (Fleet, Wharfside) are at it again!  Up on Kickstarter right now, Morocco is a tile-laying, area control Euro for 2-5 players that has been brewing for some time (though the dearth of crab meeples is…troubling).  How

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Sky Dynasty Kickstarter Preview

Sky Dynasty, by Robert Miedel, is a new game up on Kickstarter right now.  Designed for 2-5 players, this strategy game is a pretty damn clever combination of deck-building and area-control mechanics, with quick, simultaneous action selection and easy-to-engage rules.  You

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World’s Fair 1893 is Coming to Kickstarter

Foxtrot Games has announced their Kickstarter campaign for World’s Fair 1893 starts September 29th! The 2-4 player game, designed by J. Alex Kevern (Gold West), focuses on area control and card drafting and is set in historic Chicago. It will

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