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MB Michael Barnes Updated March 28, 2019 3232 0
Heavy metal thunder.
W WadeMonnig Updated April 11, 2019 3734 2
Today, we will be playing Wasteland Express Delivery Service... * opens Box * Correction. Today, we will be punching out Wasteland Express Delivery Service.
J Jackwraith Updated March 26, 2019 1585 0
More doesn't always mean better, but this time it really does.
E ecargo Updated April 08, 2019 2340 0
I scoffed when Shards of Infinity came out last year. Despite my love for Ascension, the idea of it becoming a PvP game seemed silly. Besides, there were already other games that did that and I wasn’t a fan. However, soon after playing Shards of Infinity, my reaction of “Why?” immediate changed to “More!”. Everything in the system worked. You have the standard attack values that you aim at an opponent of your choice, but the mastery system is what made the game sing. The decisions as to how your deck became more nuanced than simply get more money,...
SI san il defanso Updated March 24, 2019 2449 0
The first three published games from Jim Felli were all true originals. Oh sure, there was DNA from previous designs. But whether he was redefining the adventure game with Shadows of Malice or designing perhaps the heaviest take-that game ever in Zimby Mojo, Felli has never been afraid to leave his mark on a genre. A couple years back he did it once more with Bemused, a strange combination of deal-making and social deduction that was his most refined game yet. All three games were as different from each other as they were from everything else. Now we have...
W WadeMonnig Updated March 23, 2019 2109 1
You shall ride eternal, shiny, and chrome!
W WadeMonnig Updated March 20, 2019 2071 1
Hot springs. Ice and Snow. Threshing Oars. Did Led Zeppelin not sing about Dark Mountains?
MT Matt Thrower Updated March 20, 2019 2449 0
The house hums with the quiet comfort of visitors. In the front room, the low coffee table is ceremonially cleared of cider cans and chocolate. Curious faces crowd the doorway. Under all the scrutiny, I begin to get a little nervous. The Dice Forge box I'm unboxing contains a sleeve which contains a tray which contains dozens of carefully-sorted plastic dice faces. Will the elastic holding it keep all the faces in their places as I've jiggled and joggled the box in transit?
W WadeMonnig Updated April 12, 2019 2318 2
Live fast, die young, and have a good sounding story.