DDO Players Review Islebound From Red Raven Games

DDO Players Review Islebound From Red Raven Games

Oct 10, 2016

    Islebound is a resource management game published by Red Raven Games, where you are trying to increase your influence over an archipelago. The board is composed of 8 different sections that fit together to make the seascape.  Each person takes the role of a clan that embarks upon the open seas to gain as much renown as they can.  The players...

DDO Players Dumpster Diver Card Game Review

DDO Players Dumpster Diver Card Game Review

Sep 29, 2016

  As the old saying goes   One man’s trash is another man’s treasure   Dumpster Diver – Published by MegaCon Games – is a casually strategic card game built for 2-4 players. Embrace your inner dumpster diver as you forage, buy, sell, and dumpster dive your way to collecting the most priceless treasures from the most...

DDO Players Review – Storm King’s Thunder

DDO Players Review – Storm King’s Thunder

Sep 27, 2016

  The fifth story-line adventure for 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons is Storm King’s Thunder, which harkens back to the classic adventure series, Against the Giants, adventures G1 through G3 for 1st Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.  A NOTE though, this IS NOT a redo of this series, like Curse Of Strahd was to Ravenloft!   This 256-page...

DDO Players Adventures in Middle-earth Player’s Guide Review

DDO Players Adventures in Middle-earth Player’s Guide Review

Sep 20, 2016

  Smaug has been defeated, the Battle of Five Armies has been won, and Bilbo has returned to the Shire. But much danger still remains, and from the Orc-holds of the mountains to the dark and corrupt depths of Mirkwood a darkness waits, recovering its strength, laying its plans, and slowly extending its shadow… In Dale, King Bard sends out a call for brave...

DDO Players – Ice Cool Review

DDO Players – Ice Cool Review

Sep 20, 2016

  One of the big surprises of Gen Con 2016 was Ice Cool, from Brain Games out of Latvia. My first visit to the press room, I saw a few people sitting around a table and playing this crazy game with little penguins. The game sold out pretty fast at Gen Con. I was happy when Brain Games agreed to send a review copy!     In Ice Cool, you will be...

DDO Players – The Networks Review

DDO Players – The Networks Review

Sep 19, 2016

  Bob: I don’t know about this, George. We don’t know the first thing about what goes on in a television station. George Newman: Don’t worry, Bob. It’s just like working in a fish-market. Except you don’t have to clean and gut fish all day. – UHF Moive   Welcome to the TV business! You are the owner of a new...

DDO Players Reviews Halfsies Dice

DDO Players Reviews Halfsies Dice

Aug 30, 2016

  If there is one thing that RPG and Tabletop players love is dice.. we have a bond with your dice. We don’t let other people touch them. We punish then when they roll bad (Ok, maybe that’s just me) We also like our dice to stand out in the crowd. With Halfsies dice you have that choice to stand out for sure.     I was given 2 of the...

DDO Players – Mystic Vale Review

DDO Players – Mystic Vale Review

Aug 15, 2016

  Mystic Vale comes to us from Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) On the surface it’s a Deck Building game, but like an onion (Side note I hate onions) it has many layers,  This is  a new what AEG calls “Card Crafting” game. So what’s this about? Let’s peel away those layers.   Game Play To win the game you have to score...

DDO Players – Battle Monkeys Review

DDO Players – Battle Monkeys Review

Aug 13, 2016

  It’s time to find out which monkey will reign supreme, it’s time to Battle! Monkey style!   Gameplay Players build their “Army” of 4 soldiers that are used to both attack enemies and defend their general. Soldiers are placed face up in front of each player and have varying power levels. On your turn, you draw a card, have the...

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Horror Adventures Review

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Horror Adventures Review

Aug 12, 2016

  Horror Adventures is a 255 page hardback book that will bring in the horror to your Pathfinder campaign. It will give your options to play a hero in a horror themed adventure.   The book is broken down into eight chapters. Chapter one discusses how different characters can be incorporated into horror adventures while chapter two introduces new...

DDO Players Ghost Fightin’ Treasure Hunters Review

DDO Players Ghost Fightin’ Treasure Hunters Review

Jul 22, 2016

  Ghost Fightin’ Treasure Hunters is a great game that is finally making its way to the English-speaking world. In 2013 it was released by Mattel Germany as Geister, Geister, Schatzsuchemeister  to critical acclaim.  It was a well deserved Kinderspiel des Jahres winner in 2014.     The players take on the role of Treasure Hunters, trying to...

DDO Players – Tabletop Box Subscription Service Review

DDO Players – Tabletop Box Subscription Service Review

Jul 20, 2016

  Subscription boxes seem to be all the rage days, you can get one with food, ones are designed for pets, nerds and geeks. And now all the tabletop board game players have a box to call there own! Here is a snappy commercial they have put together to tease you   Thanks to the fine folks over at Tabletop box we got our hands on the July box! Here is...

DDO Players Dastardly Dirigibles By Fireside Games Review

DDO Players Dastardly Dirigibles By Fireside Games Review

Jul 12, 2016

  Grab your tap hats, and your monocles! Professor Phineas Edmund Hornswoggle, known for building the highest quality airships, has announced his retirement. As one of the greatest airship engineers in the kingdom, you have gathered at the Hornswoggle factory in a competition to build the best airships you can and become the successor to the Hornswoggle...

DDO Players King Chocolate (Mayfair Games) Review

DDO Players King Chocolate (Mayfair Games) Review

Jun 28, 2016

  As a kid I always wanted to be Willy Wonka. Make Chocolate and other candies! And of course have my own team of Oompa Loompa’s But that story is for another time! so as Mr Wonka himself said Hurry! We have so much time and so little to do! Wait a minute. Strike that. Reverse it   Mayfair Games King Of Chocolate puts you in charge of making the...

DDO Players Tyrants Of The Underdark Review

DDO Players Tyrants Of The Underdark Review

Jun 27, 2016

      Tyrants of the Underdark is a territory control game with a deck-building element. From Gale Force Nine And Wizards Of The Coast The game was designed by Peter Lee, Rodney Thompson, And Andrew Veen When you set up the game, you create an 80-card deck by shuffling two 40-card half-decks together (Which are based of the previous story lines)...

DDO Players Reviews Heroes Of History Card Game

DDO Players Reviews Heroes Of History Card Game

Jun 16, 2016

  What do you get when you combine a history lesson and battle card game/Collectable Card Game? Heroes Of History. This is a very novel approach to the card battle genre. It was a successful kickstarter. Designed by Sam Friedman. I asked him what made him want to create a history CCG? As someone who grew up with a learning disability, I know how difficult...

DDO Players Reviews Easy Roller Dice

DDO Players Reviews Easy Roller Dice

Jun 13, 2016

  Every gamer needs dice! This is fact of our hobby, we all need them, we all love them. We all have our “favorite” set we use. The Easy Roller Dice Company, is based out the Midwest in the state of Ohio. They burst upon on the scene and have built up a reputation for quality dice and accessories, so let’s take a look and see what we...

Gale Force Nine Curse Of Strahd DM Screen And Tarokka Deck Reviews

Gale Force Nine Curse Of Strahd DM Screen And Tarokka Deck Reviews

May 31, 2016

  We will start with the Dungeon Masters Screen. The first thing I noticed is how well built it is, it’s very sturdy and thick. stands up well. Let’s take a look at the outside panels first As you can see Strahd is very represented on the outside of your screen, so you players will see how is trying to kill them.. I wish they would have used...

Tabletopia Steam Early Access Review

Tabletopia Steam Early Access Review

Apr 7, 2016

Tabletopia is now in Early Access on steam. Tabletopia was a successful kickstarter that brought the “Virtual Tabletop” to Mac/PC and Coming To iOs/Andriod this fall. It will allow you to play over 200 board games via a virtual tabletop. Steam early access will give you access to over 206 games (as of this writing) I love the fact that they have the...

Bloodsuckers Card Game Review

Bloodsuckers Card Game Review

Apr 1, 2016

“Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!” Why yes I did just start this review with a quote from one of the greatest books of all time “Bram Stoker Dracula” It’s not a secret I have a let’s say fascination with Vampires.  So I was ecstatic when I got Bloodsuckers The Card Game for review! What’s...