Champions of Midgard Review

Champions of Midgard, from Ole Stieness and Grey Fox Games (Conquest of Speros), is a worker placement game that combines absolutely fantastic artwork, set collection, and dice-based combat to keep 2-4 would-be Jarls entertained for around 60 minutes.  With favorable

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The Village Crone Review

The Village Crone, designed by Anne-Marie De Witt and published by Fireside Games, is a thematic worker placement game where players take on the roles of witches, all competing to be named the Village Crone. It is a game that,

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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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Kickstarters We’re Backing 11/6/15

  Hey all! We’ve done a bunch of Kickstarter previews and news segments recently, but it’s been a while since we talked about the projects that we ourselves are backing.  I wish I could back each and every one of

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Secret Directive Kickstarter Preview

**Update! – Secret Directive is back up on Kickstarter!  This new version of the game features some updated rules, which hopefully address some of our issues with the game.  You should definitely go over to their Kickstarter page and check

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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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Champions of Midgard is Available for Pillage…I mean Preorder!

The new Viking themed worker-placement game, Champions of Midgard, by Grey Fox Games is coming out October 9th, 2015.  Designed by Ole Steiness, the 2-4 player game allows players to face off against monsters of Norse mythology in dice-driven battles. You’ll become the

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Kingsport Festival Review – Not That Kinda Party

Andrew:  So for our first Augusthulhu review, I thought we should start with something dark and moody.  Something to really set the tone.  Something like Kingsport Festival. Jess:  Woohoo!  Party!  Everyone loves a festival! Andrew:  Wait, what?  No, I mean,

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Harbour Review

Andrew:  Today we are checking out Harbour, a game of commodity speculation and shifting trade markets, where- Jess:  You’re making this sound like work.  Is this game work? Andrew:  Not even a little!  Look at these worker meeples. Jess: …Are

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Praetor Review

Today we check out Praetor, a tile-laying, city-building, worker-placement game for 2-5 players from Passport Game Studios.  As Roman architects, we will vie for the favor of the great Caesar Hadrian by building up the city, manipulating its markets, and seeing to

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