Expeditions: Viking Review

Expeditions: Viking Review

Jun 20, 2017

  Being a viking is not easy, I mean sure you have your pillaging, plundering and looting, which is cool and all, but you have the harsh winters, and your family trying to kill you.     Expeditions: Viking opens (as these stories so often do) with your father’s passing. He died on a journey to the British Isles, so his position of...

For The King (Early Access Game) Review

For The King (Early Access Game) Review

Jun 19, 2017

      For The King is a challenging (read that as HARD) blend of Strategy, JRPG Combat, and Roguelike elements. Each play through is very unique with procedural maps, quests, and events.     Death comes easy, and it will come many many many times, get used to dying. It’s going to something you will do. Let me start off saying this...

Renowned Explorers: International Society Review

Renowned Explorers: International Society Review

Jun 19, 2017

  Renowned Explorers is an attitude-driven turn-based strategy exploration game. This strategy-with-a-twist title from Abbey Games is bewildering at times, but endearing and addictive. At its heart, the game is pretty simple; recruit a crew and go on a fabulous adventure spanning multiple expeditions across the globe, with the intent of becoming the ‘most...

Shahrazad Review

Shahrazad Review

May 24, 2017

  Shahrazad is a solo or two-player pattern building game designed by Yuo and published by Osprey Games. The tiles are meant to represent parts of a story, and your table is your  tapestry of tales woven together.  In order for the stories to make sense, they must follow a plot, represented by the numbers on the tiles.  So, your challenge is to play the...

Pathfinder Role playing Game: Bestiary 6 Review

Pathfinder Role playing Game: Bestiary 6 Review

May 8, 2017

  The 320-page hardbound book “Bestiary 6” for the Pathfinder role-playing game (RPG) by Paizo Publishing. Is the sixth release in the much beloved bestiary series and it brings us more than 200 monsters to the tabletop Pathfinder RPG.   Monsters are at the core of any fantasy role-playing game. Heroes need something to fight and slay,...

Planescape Torment: Enhanced Edition Review

Planescape Torment: Enhanced Edition Review

Apr 11, 2017

  Beamdog is no stranger to taking beloved games and doing “Enhanced Editions” They did the same for Baldur’s Gate, Baldur’s Gate II, and Icewind Dale, They have done the same for what many call one of the greatest rpg’s of all time. Planescape Torment.   Planescape: Torment is a game set in the Dungeons & Dragons universe, using the 2nd Edition...

Skullspiltter Butcher’s Bill Metal Dice Review

Skullspiltter Butcher’s Bill Metal Dice Review

Apr 11, 2017

  The Dwarven Chest with Butcher’s Bill Metal Dice from Skullsplitter, are a set of 7 Metallic Polyhedral Role Playing Game Dice- Brushed Grey and Red Color. This set contains one d20, one d12, two d10 (00-90 and 0-9), one d8, one d6, and one d4.   Oh My! These are a thing of beauty, I like the grey solid color, with the red accent that makes...

Tales From The Yawning Portal Review

Tales From The Yawning Portal Review

Apr 5, 2017

  Tales from the Yawning Portal is Wizard’s latest release for 5th Edition, a 248-page full color hardcover book featuring four adventures from 1st Edition and two from 3rd Edition that have been updated to 5th Edition, along with one adventure from the D&D Next playtest. you can think of it as a “Greatest Hits” collection.     The adventures...

This Belongs in a Museum Review

This Belongs in a Museum Review

Mar 16, 2017

  This Belongs in a Museum is the 3rd game in Rather Dashing Games Drawn & Quartered series. It has players taking the roles of competing archeologists trying to gain the most renown while avoiding mummies and finding ancient relics.     The main goal of This Belongs in a Museum is to connect the most temples of your color back to your home...

Element From Rather Dashing Games Review

Element From Rather Dashing Games Review

Jan 31, 2017

  Element is the latest game from Rather Dashing Games. Like all the other games it’s quick to learn, fun to play but hard to master.     Your goal in Element is to surround the other player’s sage and prevent it from moving. This is done by harnessing the power of the four elements, Fire, water, wind, and earth, Game play is pretty simple,...

Theomachy The Warrior Gods Card Game Review

Theomachy The Warrior Gods Card Game Review

Jan 25, 2017

By In Theomachy, the Gods get bored, and decided to fight over their souls of all worshipers. Theomachy knows it theme, and sticks with it, I’ll give it that. What do you get when you cross deck building? Poker? Texas Hold’em Poker? Drafting? And thrown in a few bits of Magic: The Gathering. Spoiler Alert! You Get Theomachy. Yep you read that right, throw all...

Pathfinder Curse Of The Crimson Throne Adventure Path Hardcover Review

Pathfinder Curse Of The Crimson Throne Adventure Path Hardcover Review

Jan 24, 2017

  Curse of the Crimson Throne is the second Pathfinder Adventure Path to receive an update and retooling for the Pathfinder Role playing Game.     All six modules of the original Adventure Path are combined into this massive hardcover volume. This nearly 500-page book includes new illustrations, new characters, new location maps, and new...

Engines of War Castle Panic Expansion Review

Engines of War Castle Panic Expansion Review

Dec 9, 2016

  Engines of War is the third expansion for Castle Panic. NOTE- YOU WILL NEED Castle Panic to play, this is a true expansion and NOT a stand alone game!     Don’t let the small box fool you, it’s full of goodness! A keep token An Engineer Tile A double-sided task tile 2 Spring trap tokens 2 Pit tokens 2 Barricade tokens A catapult...

Volo’s Guide To Monsters Review

Volo’s Guide To Monsters Review

Nov 14, 2016

  Right off the bat, let me set the record straight on this book, this IS NOT Monster Manual II. Yes, it has monsters in, it but wow this book is so much more.     WOTC set’s the tone for this book up front with the disclaimer, which if you have not ever read in each book, do you self a favor! They keep getting better and better as each...

DDO Players Pathfinder Pocket Editions Review

DDO Players Pathfinder Pocket Editions Review

Nov 2, 2016

  The pocket edition of the Core Rule book is the same content, but smaller. There are no omissions or abridgments, all of the art is still present, and it’s still full color. The book still looks great. A traditional hardcover Pathfinder Core Rule book is about 8.6” x 11” by 1.3.” The pocket edition is about 6.5” x 8.3” x 1.1”.  So the pocket edition is...

DDO Players – Vampireology Book Review

DDO Players – Vampireology Book Review

Oct 31, 2016

  Long before the term vampire was born, long before Bram Stoker fictionalized this being’s ways, blood-drinking demons were banished to Earth by Michael’s host of Angels, or so the Bible describes.   Happy Halloween! I felt it only fitting that this review was posted today of all days, and plus I”m sure that the fact is not lost on anyone...

DDO Players – Formal Ferret Games Wordsy Kickstarter Preview

DDO Players – Formal Ferret Games Wordsy Kickstarter Preview

Oct 26, 2016

  Wordsy is a streamlined re-implementation of Prolix, a word game from 2010. Each round, players study the 8 letters (always consonants) on the board in real time. The first player to write down a word flips a 30-second timer. That player is now the fastest player, and every other player now has 30 seconds to write down their word. Once time has run out,...

DDO Players Vast: The Crystal Caverns Review

DDO Players Vast: The Crystal Caverns Review

Oct 19, 2016

  As the ultimate asymmetric board game, Vast: The Crystal Caverns provides a limitless adventure, playable again and again as you and your friends explore the five exciting roles in many combinations. Play solo or with up to 5 players for the full game.   Play as the… Knight – Discover treasure and use your might to vanquish the Dragon....

DDO Players Monsters and Heroes of the Realms: A Dungeons & Dragons Coloring Book Review

DDO Players Monsters and Heroes of the Realms: A Dungeons & Dragons Coloring Book Review

Oct 18, 2016

    Go on a journey through the fabled Forgotten Realms and color in an array of monsters, rogues, heroes and villains! The Monsters and Heroes of the Realms: A Dungeons & Dragons Coloring Book is a treasure trove of illustrations summoned from the pages of the official Dungeons & Dragons manuals. It features never-before-seen artwork and it...

DDO Players – Dungeonology Review

DDO Players – Dungeonology Review

Oct 18, 2016

    The world’s most beloved roleplaying game, Dungeons & Dragons, joins the legendary ‘Ology series as the renowned guide Volo Geddarm takes you on an unforgettable journey through the Forgotten Realms. From the dreaming spires of Waterdeep to the frozen majesty of Drizzt Do’Urden’s Icewind Dale, and from the despicable...