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Review: 7 Wonders (iPad)

It's been out for roughly six years, but in the past six months or so, 7 Wonders became my tabletop group's board game of choice -- either for warmups for heavier games or a cool down afterward ("dessert," as it's called). Our gro...

 
 
 
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Review: Tokaido (PC)

I'm pretty much a sucker for anything having to do with feudal Japan. It was a fascinating time period, full of larger-than-life figures, beautiful art, and a warring tapestry that would take a lifetime to study. That's why I gravitated so ...

 
 
 
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Review: Carcassonne - Tiles & Tactics

Man, Carcassonne! That name just brings back so many memories. It was essentially my wife's gateway into hobbyist board games, and much more accessible than the one I originally wanted to get her into (and failed): Warhammer 40K. It's crazy...

 
 
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Robit Riddle is a kid's gateway into role-playing

Tabletop role-playing has survived all these years, through the advent of video games and the resurgence of board games starting in the 1990s. One reason it's still around is that it provides an experience those other media don't. It gives ...

 
 
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Root has cute animals and a vicious revolutionary uprising

Asymmetry in board games is a tricky thing. Do it wrong, and asymmetry can lead to imbalance, which can lead to flipped tables and scattered pieces, or at the very least a muttering of "I'll never play that again."  So most games that ...

 
 
 
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We've got some three-day PAX Unplugged passes to give away

The first ever PAX Unplugged is starting in just one week! It's nice to see a PAX that didn't sell out immediately. In fact, all but the Saturday tickets are still available on the show's website. But you know what? You, dear loyal Destruct...

 
 
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Resident Evil 2 board game completes crowd-funding

Steamforged Games, who last month launched a Kickstarter for a board game based on Capcom's 1998 classic, Resident Evil 2, have closed their fundraiser, having made a staggering £800,561 (a little over a million dollars) from around 7...

 
 
 
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Sony is making a Settlers of Catan movie

You know who Sony Pictures is. You know the kind of movies it creates, the drivel that its marketing executives spout. Jack and Jill, Pixels, Ghostbusters (2016), The Emoji Movie. This studio has generated some of the worst p...

 
 
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Chibi Noctis and Lightning are so cute

Fortune Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary might be off your radar. And that's okay! Because it's slated to only arrive  in Japan later this month on PS4 and Vita, and probably won't ever see the light of day out...

 
 
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Review: DropMix

When I found out that Harmonix was making a music-themed board game, I was all in. I am a gigantic fan of the Rock Band series (I bought an Xbox One specifically for Rock Band 4), and eat up as many music-heavy games that I can. After seein...

 
 
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Sephiroth is putting in work in the new Fortune Street game

We only got one Fortune Street in the west on consoles in 2011 (there was also one worldwide mobile release), but Japan has been churning them out for nearly every console since 1991. Born out of a Dragon Warrior minigame, this Monopoly-esq...

 
 
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Resident Evil 2 is getting a board game

Steamforged Games, the company responsible for the Dark Souls board game, has announced a new partnership with Capcom to bring a tabletop adventure based on Resident Evil 2.  Resident Evil 2: The Board Game will be launched via Kicksta...

 
 
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Fantasy Flight publishing Fallout: The Board Game

Fantasy Flight Games has quite a few video-game-to-board-game adaptations under its belt at this point (there's Gears of War, XCOM, and DOOM, to name a few). It's about to add another one to its repertoire, and this one's a doozy. Fallout: ...

 
 
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Expedition is a tabletop RPG on an NES cartridge

A few months ago, my friends and wife and I got together for a game of old school Advanced Dungeons and Dragons. I’ve played every edition to come out since, but there has always been something appealing about the more chaotic, unorga...

 
 
 
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A Resident Evil board game would rock my world

Many years ago, I found a complete edition of The Legend of Zelda board game from the 1980s on eBay for a shockingly low price. I hesitated but a moment before I clicked “buy now” and waited in eager anticipation for it to arriv...

 
 
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Deadly Premonition: The Board Game is coming this year

I asked last week if you'd be down for a Deadly Premonition board game, and it looks like plenty of fans are, even if it means going through Kickstarter first. We're headed for Greenvale! Officially unveiled this week by Rising Star Games,...

 
 
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Are you ready for a Deadly Premonition board game?

A board game adaptation of Deadly Premonition is one of those things I didn't know I wanted. We're still very much in teaser mode for this project until next week, but the countdown website does offer a clue about what type of experie...

 
 
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PAX Unplugged registration opens today

The PAX empire is growing. The sixth show in the PAX canon, PAX Unplugged is debuting this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Unplugged is all about board, card, and other tabletop games. Sure, the original gangster PAX shows have always h...

 
 
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This new Mario board game looks-a bad

There have been a lot of video games turned board games recently, and some (XCOM, This War of Mine) have turned out okay. But when I first saw Super Mario: Level Up!, I could only shake my head in disappointment. Granted, I haven't read the...

 
 
 




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Chris Hovermale

Maybe one day Ill stop bouncing between so many freemium mobile games and stick to one or a few in the long In the meantime, I wonder if anyone here has found any such one/few games to stick to?

 
Chris Moyse

Jetlag hit me like a freight train, I slept for 12 hours Havent done that in years,

 
JPF720

The Emotional Games Awards sites ask us to try as objectively as possible to define which games produced the most emotions in So, produced 7 emotions in me; is that it?

 
CaimDark Reloaded

I had to travel for a few days, and Im already missing Yakuza Shit was really hitting the fan, I want to see what comes next!

 
TysonOfTime

Yep, its Bayonetta

 
Rasori

Bayonetta 2 is Also there is a song and area in Chapter 8 that I absolutely Gave me this feeling I had when I played Kingdom Hearts 1 as a Honestly, the whole game feels like a nostalgia trip and it wasnt even around back

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Uwe Boll, never

 
Rad Party God

Sleep tight lil dragon, Im just passing by, no need to get grumpy at me and destroy the world because of a hissy

 
bong264 from distant Coorhagen

I am so glad I found this Yes, almost every game im playing currently has these :P

 
 

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