Posts Tagged ‘reviews’

5th Edition And Me

I finally had a chance to try out the 5th Edition of Dungeons and Dragons over the weekend. In today’s post, I’m going to talk about my first impressions from the behind the DM’s screen. I want to repeat that because it’s important. These are my first impressions and so may or may not hold up over time, so take them in that spirit. Read more…


Machi Koro

November 3, 2014 Leave a comment

Machi Koro is game from Japan that has been on my radar for a while, but production delays have kept it from the US market until recently. Was the game worth the wait? Read more…

Pathfinder Pawns: Bestiary Box

October 20, 2014 Leave a comment

I’m usually a theater of the mind kind of guy when running RPGs. I recently started running Skull & Shackles for my RPG group and decided to pick up the Pathfinder Pawns: Bestiary Box from Paizo. Read more…

Five Tribes

Djinns and assassins and Days of Wonder… Oh my! One of the hot games from GenCon 2014 was Five Tribes which was labeled as Days of Wonder’s first “gamer game.” How did it live up to Days of Wonder’s previous reputation? Read on and find out. Read more…

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Piña Pirata

September 22, 2014 Leave a comment

To be perfectly honest, I forgot where I heard about this game first. But the whimsical art and the name “Donald X. Vaccarino”, the designer of Dominion, drew me in. Read more…


September 15, 2014 Leave a comment

Splendor was one of 2014’s nominees for the Spiel des Jahres, quite possibly the most prestigious award in board gaming. I picked it up on the strength of that alone. Was it worth it?

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Imperial Settlers

September 8, 2014 Leave a comment

One of the hot items at GenCon this year was Imperial Settlers from Portal Games. The available copies sold out early in the convention. Was the game worth all the hype? Read more…

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