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Review: Warlords & Sellswords

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Last September I attended the second annual Boston FIG. While there I met the folks at Nasty Dragon Games, an independent board game developer local to New England. Nasty Dragon Games was showing off their game, Warlords & Sellswords, which at the time was just about to wrap up its Kickstarter. Unfortunately, the Kickstarter was… Read More »


Review: Pleasant Dreams

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What do you dream about? This fairly innocuous question is asked among friends, partners, and even medical professionals. The dream state is still a mystery for many of us. What induces nightmares? What causes us to snap awake in a cold sweat through fear? How can we avoid these traumatic episodes? How can we enjoy… Read More »


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Five Board Games to Bring to the Table this Thanksgiving

Written by (@nightskyre) on November 26, 2013 in Opinion

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This Thanksgiving, consider changing up some traditions. Instead of awkward tryptophan induced dozing in front of the television, bring your family to the table with some interesting board games after the big meal. Here are five suggestions on games they might like to play. Ticket to Ride Ticket To Ride continues to grow in popularity… 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 »


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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 »


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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 »


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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 »


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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 »