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...

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...