Jess’s Fave Five Kickstarters of the Week 8/30/19

Friday time! Let’s get to listing fun Kickstarter projects! Reigns: The Council Reigns is a fascinating mobile game where your choices determine the life and death of countless rules throughout history. Faced with questions on everything from funding a spring

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Ni No Kuni 2… The Board Game!

I made a Twitter post today that happened to mention the upcoming Ni No Kuni 2 Board Game from Steamforged Games Ltd. the response was a lot of people being excited and surprised. I hadn’t realized that it had slipped

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Game in a Minute: SHŌBU

Title: SHŌBU Publisher: Smirk & Laughter Games Release Date: 2019 Designer: Manolis Vranas, Jamie Sajdak Player Count: 2 SHŌBU is a beautiful, austere abstract game that somehow feels both modern and timeless.  Check out Game in a Minute to see

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Jess’s Fave Five Kickstarters of the Week 8/23/19

Welcome to Friday folks! Where you can sit back, relax, and check out the latest crowdfunding projects on Kickstarter. What amused me this week? Let’s take a look! Animalchemists Animal alchemists sounds like a bad idea when you consider all

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Game in a Minute: Draftosaurus

Title: Draftosaurus Publisher: Ankama Release Date: 2019 Designer: Antoine Bauza, Corentin Lebrat, Ludovic Maublanc, Théo Rivière Artist: Jiahui Eva Gao, Vipin Alex Jacob Player Count: 2-5 This week, Andrew takes a look at the dino-drafting, theme-park-building game Draftosaurus.  If you’re

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Jess’s Fave Five Kickstarters of the Week 8/16/19

Jess: Ultra-Tiny Epic Galaxies The original game, Tiny Epic Galaxies,  is a dice-rolling area-control game where you vie for control over powerful planets while building up you empire. You will roll to determine which actions you can take and can

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Gen Con Round -Up

Gen Con is tremendous. It is the largest tabletop gaming convention in North America and there is so much to see and do every year that whatever time we can spend there never feels like enough. This year we checked

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Eleven Board Games Win Serious Play’s Award

The winners of the Serious Play Award Competition have been announced! The competition judges board games designed for use in education or training and this year 11 were given medals for excellence. Gold Medals were awarded to: Cryptocurency, a game

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Kids on Bikes Volume 2 Rolls in This Fall

Kids on Bikes, the tabletop roleplaying game by Jonathan Gilmour and Doug Levandowski, just won a Gold ENnie at Gen Con and to pile on the good news, Renegade Games will be releasing a new supplement for the game! The

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Wobble King Review

Title: Wobble King Release Date: 2018 Designer: Heinz Meister Artist: Pascal Nöldner I adore dexterity games. There is something very satisfying about gracefully placing a piece just right and the deliciously terrible tension that builds as you see the first

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