Dragonfire Card Game Review

Dragonfire Card Game Review

Jan 9, 2018

  Dragonfire is a new cooperative deck-building game in which you and your friends take on different adventures inside of the Dungeons & Dragons world. If you are familiar with the card game Shadowrun: Crossfire, you will be right at home here, It uses a similar game system to the one found in Shadowrun but there are a few new mechanics added in,...

WOTC Has BIG Plans For D&D, Magic & Avalon Hill

WOTC Has BIG Plans For D&D, Magic & Avalon Hill

Jan 4, 2018

  Chris Cocks, President of Wizards of the Coast, spoke with Brian Crecente of Glixel, the Video Game Newsletter from RollingStone.com.  Chris lays out some of the plans they have for the future of the brands under WOTC. And let a few surprises drop as well.     Magic The Gathering There are a half-dozen video games in development for Magic the...

Deluxe Pairs Card Game Review

Deluxe Pairs Card Game Review

Dec 20, 2017

  Deluxe Pairs from Cheapass Games, is the latest addition to their family-friendly lineup of games. It’s quick to learn and blast to play.     Deluxe Pairs is played with a 55-card deck in which there is one “1” card, two “2” cards, three “3” cards, and on up to ten “10” cards. Each number has its own flavorful “suit,” of pears, peaches,...

Apocrypha: The World Review

Apocrypha: The World Review

Dec 19, 2017

  Picture this, there are monsters all around us, they are everywhere. No one else can see them, but you can. These are the monsters that lurk at the edges of our consciousness. And now, they’re gearing up for another apocalypse.     Apocrypha: The World is an adventure card game from Mike Selinker and Lone Shark Games. Those names should sound...

Doctor Who Fluxx Review

Doctor Who Fluxx Review

Dec 18, 2017

  Flux is getting all wibbly wobbly, timey wimey with Doctor Who Fluxx!     Set up: Place basic rules card in the center of the table. Shuffle the deck and deal three cards to each player. Place the remainder of the deck face down next to the basic rules card to form the draw pile. Game rules: The basic rules of Fluxx are simple, draw 1 then play...

The Wilds of Rhovanion Coming In A New Deluxe Expansion for The Lord of the Rings: the Card Game

The Wilds of Rhovanion Coming In A New Deluxe Expansion for The Lord of the Rings: the Card Game

Dec 15, 2017

    As the shadow of Mordor extends its reach, ever more people are torn from their homes and left without safety or refuge. When you are met with one such band of wanderers, you find yourself honor-bound to deliver them to a new setting where they may finally find peace. But the road is treacherous and fraught with dangers. Will you be able to keep...

Krampus Knocked Card Game On Kickstarter

Krampus Knocked Card Game On Kickstarter

Dec 13, 2017

  Readers of the site might know by now that there I love to share kickstarters, and I am big fan of Krampus, as I don’t enjoy the christams holidays very much.  So this was a no-brainer to share with you all!     Krampus Knocked! © is a quick-paced card game of Mistletoe and Mischief for 2-6 players ages 6+. The game has 72 illustrated...

Red Sonja: Hyrkania’s Legacy Kickstarter

Red Sonja: Hyrkania’s Legacy Kickstarter

Dec 8, 2017

  Dynamite Entertainment is pleased to announce it has once again partnered with Lynnvander Studios to further continue their expansion into the collectible game space with the new Red Sonja: Hyrkania’s Legacy! The new co-operative game is expected to retail for $40, and is based on one of Dynamite’s most iconic characters. Featuring the stunning artwork...

Kill The Unicorns Card Game On Kickstarter

Kill The Unicorns Card Game On Kickstarter

Dec 7, 2017

  A long time ago, far far away, a Queendom was overrun with thousands of pesky unicorns, relieving themselves on private property, eating endangered plant life and subsequently farting a lot! As unicorn gas is toxic, air pollution in the Queendom drastically increased, seriously impacting the local environment. Eager to show citizens that their princess...

Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth Card Game Coming From Osprey Games

Judge Dredd:  The Cursed Earth Card Game Coming From Osprey Games

Nov 29, 2017

  Osprey Games is delighted to announce its new graphic adventure card game, Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth, based on the classic 2000AD comic characters. Duncan Molloy, Games Developer at Osprey Games, has worked with Rebellion to create a new Judge Dredd game using the core mechanics of Osprey’s bestselling 2017 release, The Lost Expedition, from. “I’m a...

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...