APEX: TDBG – Stomping Grounds – What’s New, Different, and Possibly Better

Remember Apex: The Deck Building Game? Remember how much I adored it? Well last year Die-Hard Games launched a Kickstarter campaign for something called the “Stomping Grounds” expansion, along with three new playable predators and some much-improved packaging. It even

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Darkest Night: Second Edition Kickstarter Preview

**Edit:  The new Kickstarter is up!** I reviewed Darkest Night – from designer Jeremy Lennert and publisher Victory Point Games – at the tail end of last year, and I enjoyed it quite a bit. So much so that I’ve

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Hostage Negotiator – Abductor Pack 1 & 3 Review

If you haven’t read our review of Hostage Negotiator – from designer A.J. Porfirio and publisher Van Ryder Games – you can check that out here. Maybe also consider buying it because it’s a great solitaire game. Anyway, that’s not what

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Neanderthal Review

Today we’re going to talk about Neanderthal, a game about cultural evolution, the development of societal relationships, and survival-  Andrew:  And everyone dying in a blizzard. …*Ahem*.  If that sounds kind of heavy, that’s because it is. And you can

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Police Precinct (Second Edition) Review

Police Precinct – from designer Ole Steiness (who recently created the awesome Champions of Midgard) and publisher Common Man Games – is kind of a miraculous combination of elements that probably shouldn’t work all that well together, but somehow totally do. It

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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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The Village Crone Solitaire Review

The Village Crone is an okay solitaire game. A game for one to six players from designer Anne-Marie De Witt and publisher Fireside Games, it presents a decent enough puzzle with enough variation to keep you from seeing many repeats,

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Darkest Night – Solitaire Review

There are so many board games that ask you, as a player, to prevent Armageddon. Sometimes you’re teaming up with friends against a relentless deck of cards, other times another person is in control of the evil entity trying to

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Castellion Review

  This may come as a shock, but I’m kind of a Shadi Torbey fan. More specifically, I’m a fan of all his “Oniverse” games (Onirim, Urbion, and Sylvion). There’s something about each of them that fascinates me – whether it’s

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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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