Sep 202016
 

Onitama is a two player abstract game based on the complexity of a Martial Arts fight. With a random set up the players use their cards to move and outwit their opponent.  This wrestling match relies on the card players were dealt at the beginning of the game.

 

 

It is part of the Dice Tower Essentials line.

 

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Jun 242015
 

In this video Matt Takes a look at Yashima from Green Brier Games.  Yashima is a miniature game set in the far east that uses a tile setting system for terrain.  Oh did I mention there are no dice?

It was recently kickstarted and is now ready to go!

Apr 132015
 

noirNOIR: Black Box Edition

$24.95

 

Take to the streets for a life or death game of cat and mouse. Plan your moves carefully to avoid the Police or capture the Killer.

 

In the new Black Box Edition, there are six game modes to test your mettle and these include Killer vs. Inspector, Hitman vs. Sleuth, Spy Tag, Master Thief vs. Chief of Police and more! With over 50 suspects to scrutinize, will you catch a killer, or end up dead?

 

2-9 players

15+ minute  play time

 

Contains:

50 Suspect Cards

50 Innocent Cards

24-page Rulebook

35 Role Cards

Various tokens for different play modes

 

Made in China.

Apr 072015
 

In this Figure Forge Matt attacks the Valkyrie in guardian mode.  This model is a lot easier to assemble than some of it’s predecessors.

 

 

There is only one model left before I start attacking the painting and the rules.  If all goes well I’ll be able make a day or two of Palladium open house.

Jan 202015
 

In this Box Breaking Matt takes a look at Alien Uprising from MR B Games.  In Alien Uprising you are part of a crew hat has crashed on an alien planet.  Your goal is to survive while repairing your ship or you get rescued.

 

 

I have managed to play Alien Uprising once already – I’m pretty sure I like the dice pool mechanic

Sep 152014
 

Hey Guys look at what I have.   I picked up my second wave of myth at Gen Con.  This game only gets better.   So far I’m very happy with everything I’ve received for Myth.

 

 

We will be starting our tutorials on Myth very soon.   Come back and check it out.

Aug 112014
 

In this Box Breaking Matt takes a look at Templar from Queen Games.  Templar is a board game that focuses on hiding treasure from the king.

 

 

My first box breaking on a Queen Games Product – how awesome!  I hope to have a written review up shortly after I return from Gen Con

 

 

Jun 192014
 

folkloreWhile at Origins I took some time with TwinFire Production and looked in  detail at Folklore the Affliction.   Folklore the Affliction is a Kickstarter project scheduled for the fall of 2014.   The game is a classic horror storytelling game that uses nuances of table top role playing with board game mechanics.   We did this from the Crown with only natural light, I think it kind of adds to the theme of the the game.

 

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