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GameWright Games: Over/Under, Qwixx, and Sushi Go! Reviews

Written by (@nightskyre) on September 5, 2014 in Reviews

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I have long been a fan of GameWright games. Even before my children were old enough to game I owned a copy of Forbidden Island and would play with my wife and friends. As my children grew to gaming ages (where by “gaming ages” I literally mean two years old) I began to look for… Read More »


What I’m Looking Forward to at PAX East

Written by (@nightskyre) on April 1, 2014 in Opinion, PAX East 2014

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PAX East is just around the corner. Whether you’re into the AAA titles or the little people – whether you go for the panels or the games, there’s something for everyone. Here are five things I’m looking forward to as I look ahead to PAX East 2014. The Indie MEGABooth The video game market is… Read More »

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City of Remnants Review

Written by (@itloo) on May 30, 2013 in Features

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Your homeworld has been destroyed and you have been sold as a slave, living among what little remains of your species. You now live on an unfamiliar alien world overrun with Yugai, an alien race hellbent on capturing all that remains of the universe. Do you have what it takes to rise up? To take back… Read More »

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Two Tabletop Gamers Review: Summoner Wars

Written by (@itloo) on May 14, 2013 in Features

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Summoner Wars pits players against each other in an all-out fantastical war. You play as one of several races including dwarves, elves, goblins, orcs, and many other fictional races complete with their own powers. Playing as a Summoner you will lead your troops into battle, utilizing magic and brute strength. For this review we decided to answer… Read More »


PAX East Impressions: Day 2

Written by (@phneri) on March 24, 2013 in News, Opinion, Pax East 2013

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Our podcast: We gave away things! It was awesome seeing friends, family and a bunch of new folks stopping by to listen to Chris and Kelly, and get the pile of free stuff we were giving away. It was a good, pizza-fueled time. Sorcery is a….game?: Meeting the guys from Peter Jackson’s Sorcery was a… Read More »

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Two TableTop Gamers: We Play Together – Three Cooperative Board Games

Written by (@nightskyre) on March 7, 2013 in Features

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When many people think of board games they think of the classics: Checkers, Chess, Backgammon, etc. More recent “classic” games include Life, Monopoly, Sorry!, and more. All of these games have one attribute in common – something that I have personally seen discourage some from playing them. This one aspect of nearly all board games… Read More »


Felicia Day Announces International Tabletop Day

Written by (@itloo) on March 1, 2013 in News

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If you’re the type that wishes there were more holidays that gave you an excuse to game, you’re in luck! Felicia Day, who you may know from The Guild, Tabletop, or Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, recently announced “International TableTop Day.” This day is devoted to getting together with your friends, enemies, or random strangers to play tabletop games of… Read More »


Two Tabletop Gamers: Games For Non-Gamers

Written by (@itloo) on February 14, 2013 in Features

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Tabletop gaming appeals, at least in some way, to most people.  Whether it’s hearkening back to a game of Parcheesi or Monopoly, or playing some of the hottest, newest games released each year, there is bound to be something that appeals to just about everyone.  You may be a lover of the tabletop, but what… Read More »


The Board Gamer Reviews: San Juan

Written by (@itloo) on August 30, 2012 in Features, Reviews

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Have you ever dreamed of running your own territory? Being the governor of a prosperous new region? Deciding which buildings are erected and how resources are managed? Enter San Juan, a card game from Andreas Seyfarth, Alea, and Rio Grande Games. In San Juan you will race against other players to develop buildings, create a… Read More »


The Board Gamer Reviews: Ticket To Ride

Written by (@itloo) on August 9, 2012 in Features, Reviews

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It is the early 1900’s. The world is abuzz with cultural expansion and new modes of travel. You are a wealthy entrepreneur who isn’t afraid to gamble a little and before you lays the booming United States, just waiting for a tycoon like you to come along and branch its bustling cities via railway. All aboard… Read More »