Only You Can Stop This From Happening in AGE OF GODS

MB Updated January 28, 2015

Undead Elf Pirate

What you see above is, according to where I got the picture, an "Undead Elf Pirate".  In AGE OF GODS, you get to exterminate, via religious genocide, all three of these races.  And what just, caring god would allow such a thing like an "Undead Elf Pirate" to exist in the first place?  I belive that may or may not be covered in Bertrand Russell's Why I Am Not a Christian

Eurogames have been known in the past to tackle such subject matter as slavery, whore-murder, and imperial subjugation of native populations but I think this is the first Euro I've played that's specifically about wiping out entire species of fantasy folk.  It's too bad it's not a better game, because it's a fun idea.

So over at is the review ...I'd like to hear from some of you who "rather" like the game, perhaps you can educate me as to how dumb I am for not seeing all this hidden subtlety or whatever. 

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Sometime in the early 1980s, MichaelBarnes’ parents thought it would be a good idea to buy him a board game to keep him busy with some friends during one of those high-pressure, “free” timeshare vacations. It turned out to be a terrible idea, because the game was TSR’s Dungeon! - and the rest, as they say, is history. Michael has been involved with writing professionally about games since 2002, when he busked for store credit writing for Boulder Games’ newsletter. He has written for a number of international hobby gaming periodicals and popular Web sites. From 2004-2008, he was the co-owner of Atlanta Game Factory, a brick-and-mortar retail store. He is currently the co-founder of and as well as the Editor-in-Chief of Miniature Market’s Review Corner feature. He is married with two childen and when he’s not playing some kind of game he enjoys stockpiling trivial information about music, comics and film. 

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