Cryptozoic Gets Animated With Card Wars: Fiona vs. Cake and Cartoon Network Crisis!

Cryptozoic is well known for their great games based on fun IPs like Ghostbusters, DC Comics, and Adventure Time. Coming soon, you can look forward to two animated favorites being added to their line up: Mach 30th will see the

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A Study In Emerald 2nd Edition Review

A Study In Emerald, from Grey Fox Games, is an area control, deck building hybrid with a rather excellent source pedigree and a hidden role twist.  Set in the grim past of an 1882 where the Great Old Ones have

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Star Realms: Colony Wars Review

Colony wars is the first major expansion to Star Realms, the breakaway hit sci-fi deck builder from White Wizard Games.  How does this expansion, which is actually just as big as the original game, fair against its older sibling?  And more importantly, is

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Xenon Profiteer Review

Xenon Profiteer is a deckbuilding game from T. C. Perry III (VivaJava, Club Zen) and Eagle-Gryphon Games (Baseball Highlights 2045, Fleet).  In it, 2-4 players will run air-separation facilities, each trying to provide valuable Xenon gas, cryogenically distilled from the

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I Can’t Get Over How Pretty Karmaka Is

Beautiful. Gorgeous. Supercallifragilistically awesome. Yeah, I think Karmaka looks pretty keen. Karmaka is a tactical card game for 2-4 players. Everyone is vying to see who can earn enough karma to transcend first. Up on Kickstarter right now, Hemisphere Games‘ Karmaka is based

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Baseball Highlights: 2045 (Super-Deluxe Edition) Review

I’m one of those game nerds who’s seriously not into real world sports. Never really have been and probably never will be. But if you go from real world to something weird – like say playing football in the Warhammer

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Be the Baddies in WOTC’s Upcoming Tyrants of the Underdark!

Peter Lee, game designer at Wizards of the Coast, is giving us the chance to stretch our bad guy muscles. He said, “I always wanted a D&D game where you played the ‘bad guys’, as that brings in some of

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Don’t Turn Your Back Review

Don’t Turn Your Back, from Evil Hat Productions (Race To Adventure, Zeppelin Attack!), is a moody, atmospheric game in which players will take on the role of the Awake as they struggle to survive the Mad City, a sinister realm of nightmares and

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Legendary Encounters: A Predator Deck Building Game Review

Best to get this out of the way right at the start. Legendary Encounters: A Predator Deck Building Game – 1-5 players, from designers Ben Cichoski and Danny Mandel (Super Awesome Games), and publisher Upper Deck – isn’t Legendary Encounters:

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How to Sort and Count All 700 Cards in Legendary Encounters: A Predator Deck Building Game

Before you get to play A Predator Deck Building Game , you have to unbox A Predator Deck Building Game. As you might recall, my one big gripe with Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game was the near-herculean amount

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