The Dresden Files Card Game App on Steam

The Dresden Files Card Game App on Steam

Nov 6, 2017

The fall is proving to be chock full of video apps for tabletop games. The latest entry to this list of The Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game. Here you play an Harry Dresden and his friends to solves a mystery before time runs out. This game is designed for 1-5 players (controlling 3-5 characters total). Below is a video where I run through a sample Side...

Stumped: A Deck-building Game Kickstarter

Stumped: A Deck-building Game Kickstarter

Nov 1, 2017

  I have a love-hate relationship with deck-building games, but every once in a while, there is one that comes along and tries to turn the genre on its side. This is one of those times.     Yes, you are thinking correct here, you’re building trees! Stumped has a unique set of mechanics.  Each player starts with a hand of 5 dirt cards. With...

Rick and Morty: Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind Deck-Building Game

Rick and Morty: Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind Deck-Building Game

Nov 1, 2017

  Cryptozoic Entertainment, and Cartoon Network Enterprises today announced the November 15 release of Rick and Morty: Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind Deck-Building Game. Based on the Season 1 episode of Adult Swim’s hit series Rick and Morty that features a multitude of Ricks and Mortys from different realities, the deck-building game allows 2-5...

Munchkin Starfinder On Kickstarter

Munchkin Starfinder On Kickstarter

Oct 27, 2017

  I’ve set it many many times on the podcast, there is no end to the munchkin machine and the games they can churn out.     Munchkin Starfinder brings the roleplaying hit’s six races, seven classes, various spaceships and planets into the Munchkin universe – the most races and classes in a Munchkin box yet – as players battle with creatures...

Plan 9 From Outer Space The Deckbuilding Game On Kickstarter

Plan 9 From Outer Space The Deckbuilding Game On Kickstarter

Oct 27, 2017

  One of my favorite “B” movies of all time is Ed Wood’s Plan 9 From Outer Space. Plan 9 is famous for being one of the worst movies ever made, was Bela Lugosi’s final movie and is so bad it’s amazingly good.   Greetings, my friend. We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I are going to spend the...

Heroes of History: Iron Phalanx and Dragonboat Raiders Kickstarter Preview

Heroes of History: Iron Phalanx and Dragonboat Raiders Kickstarter Preview

Oct 17, 2017

  *Note* this preview was based on the prototype cards, they might change in the final printing, also I could not look at the playmats, as they were not available as of this preview. This is an expansion set for the original Heroes of History card game, featuring Midnight Riders (Revolutionary War) and Echoes of the Plains (Civil War). We reviewed that...

Haunt the House Board Game On Kickstarter

Haunt the House Board Game On Kickstarter

Oct 13, 2017

  In Haunt the House, players will take on the role of apparitions and phantoms to scare Ghost Hunters who are sneaking around your cozy mansion! Hunters will carry a variety of gear from candles, to flashlights, lanterns, torches, crowbars, maps, keys and lanterns! Each player will have an identical deck of scare cards; 4 Bumps, 4 Chills, 4 Creaks and 4...

Tanto Cuore Card Game Review

Tanto Cuore Card Game Review

Oct 8, 2017

  The beatles once said “All you need is love” and that rings true in Tanto Cuore.     Tanto Cuore is a deck building game and is designed for 2 to 4 players. Each player starts with the same cards available to them, and then takes turn “purchasing” cards from a pool of available items. Tanto Cuore offers a unique twist on the genre. ...

Barbarossa Card Game Review

Barbarossa Card Game Review

Oct 4, 2017

  Barbarossa is set in a fictional Second World War setting, where anime German military girls rush against Moscow to defeat the evil magician Stalin. It is for 2-5 players. In this game, players control a division of the German army set to invade Russia during World War II. They will have to build up their army, create strategies and gain support to be...

New Magic: The Gathering Digital Game – Introducing Magic: The Gathering Arena

New Magic: The Gathering Digital Game – Introducing Magic: The Gathering Arena

Sep 8, 2017

  There is a new  Magic: The Gathering digital card game on the way. It was teased last month, but now the curtain has been lifted and Wizards of the Coast  announced Magic: The Gathering Arena, a free-to-play title that Wizards of the Coast is developing internally through its division called Digital Games Studio. It’s the first game that the studio...

Dungeon Crawler Unbound Card Game Review

Dungeon Crawler Unbound Card Game Review

Sep 8, 2017

  This review only covers the Solitaire version of the game. Dungeon Crawler supports a total of four different formats of play. These are Solitaire, Competitive (2-players), Co-operative (2-4 players), and Multi-player (3 -6 players). Dungeon Crawler is a well a Dungeon Crawl, it’s you and against the dungeon. You will do that with the different decks of...

Doctor Who Fluxx Coming From Looney Labs

Doctor Who Fluxx Coming From Looney Labs

Sep 7, 2017

  Things are about to get all Timey-Wimey for Looney Labs as the tardis is about to land.     The game will include various regenerations of the Doctor, assorted companions, Gallifreyan tech, K-9, Cybermen, Daleks, Weeping Angels, and the Master. Players adventure through Time and Space in this unique spin on the card game with ever-changing...

Drinking Fluxx Review

Drinking Fluxx Review

Sep 7, 2017

  Drinking Fluxx comes to us from Fully Baked Ideas, an imprint of Looney Labs, takes the classic Fluxx Which is the card game with ever-changing rules into new territory. Geared towards 2-6 players adults 21 and over of course! Please drink responsibly!     In drinking Fluxx you drink, but not to excess, Drinking Fluxx is a pretty responsible...

Catalyst Game Labs To Release Master Of Orion Tabletop Games

Catalyst Game Labs To Release Master Of Orion Tabletop Games

Aug 16, 2017

  The original Master of Orion (MoO) computer game released in 1993, creating the 4X video game genre and capturing the attention of strategy loving gamers for over 30 years. The Master of Orion series has been featured on numerous “greatest games of all time” lists; several retrospective reviews from such established gaming media sites as GameSpot and IGN...

Dragonfire Releasing At Gen Con 50

Dragonfire Releasing At Gen Con 50

Aug 13, 2017

  Heading to Gen Con 50 next week? If so you might be in luck if you were hoping to buy Dragonfire, Catalyst Games has announced they will have Dragonfire at the show for purchase. Dragonfire is a 2 to 6 player deckbuilding game set in the world’s greatest roleplaying game, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. Players choose from a number of races, from dwarf to elf,...

Wizkids Announces Dungeon Hustle

Wizkids Announces Dungeon Hustle

Aug 2, 2017

  WizKids has announced Dungeon Hustle, a unique spin on a  dungeon crawl from designers Ben and Tim Eisner.   In Dungeon Hustle, 2-4 players are the fighter, rogue, cleric, and mage, moving through a dungeon picking up cards and colored items. The twist is that as long as players keep moving along a path of similarly colored dungeon tiles, they can...

D&D Helps Push Hasbro Sales Up

D&D Helps Push Hasbro Sales Up

Jul 27, 2017

  A 20% increase in game sales over the same quarter last year drove growth for Hasbro in its Q2 report. Dungeons & Dragons got a special shout-out from CEO Brian Goldner in an interview with Jim Cramer on Mad Money, in which he revealed that D&D sales (including digital) were up 50% over the previous year. “Dungeons & Dragons is performing at...

Burger Time: The Card Game On Kickstarter

Burger Time: The Card Game On Kickstarter

Jul 27, 2017

  Ok, so this one hit me right in the feels, takes me back when I was a wee lad, pumping quarters into the machine trying to build that burger.     Data East’s Burger Time the Card Game takes you back to the arcade of the 80’s. When we were all young and had pockets full of quarters! Burger Time is a 2 player (can be played by 1...

5-Minute Dungeon Now Available In Retail

5-Minute Dungeon Now Available In Retail

Jul 26, 2017

  It’s always great to see when a successful Kickstarter, transits into the retail sector, and this is just the case with 5 Minute Dungeon   Wiggles 3D Games has partnered with Spin Master Games, to produce and sell the retail version of 5-Minute Dungeon. 5-Minute Dungeon is a co-operative, real-time dungeon crawling card game for 2-5 players...

Upper Deck Brings In Legendary Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Upper Deck Brings In Legendary Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Jun 27, 2017

  The slayer will raise as  Upper Deck’s Legendary:  Buffy the Vampire Slayer game has been set for August.   Announced at Gen Con last year  the new game will bring the world of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV show into the Legendary card game.  Now Buffy and her friends can fight villains and “Big Bads” in deck building game style. This stand-alone...