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Review: Scythe: Digital Edition

Scythe. You've heard of it but never played it because none of your friends wanna take the 80-dollar plunge for a game that people might not even enjoy. So you buy the bare-bones licensed Tabletop Simulator version, knowing it has no AI but...

 
 
 
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Get some great tabletop games in this Humble Bundle

I absolutely love tabletop games. Whenever I'm back home to visit friends, I always make sure to hop in as a guest character in their weekly DnD session. At family vacation, I'm the one who shows up with Twilight Struggle and Splendor. The ...

 
 
 
 
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Jetpack Joyride board game in final hours of Kickstarter

It's difficult to believe it's been seven years since Halfbrick's fantastic runner Jetpack Joyride originally released, but there it is. Time flies. I'm getting so old. It's also maybe a little difficult to fathom that a bite-sized phone ga...

 
 
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We're getting a Trogdor!! board game and it looks glorious

In a strange turn of events, Cheapass Games is teaming up with the creators of the old web cartoon Homestar Runner to create a board game centered around the beefy-armed dragon Trogdor the Burninator. Titled Trogdor!!, the board game is a ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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There's going to be a second Mega Man board game

Jasco might have recently announced that supporting the original Mega Man board game (pictured above) was a complicated issue they didn't know how to address, but they currently have their hands full with Street Fighter: The ...

 
 
 
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Whoa: The Alliance Alive 3DS cover is also a board game!

Atlus is the master of good packaging. I mean, the company is nearly unparalleled, as they're consistently delivering the goods regardless of how impressive individual massive AAA collector's editions might sparingly be. That includes this ...

 
 
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MMA card game Uncaged: World Fighters makes debut at EGLX

I'm not popular enough to have any actual friends to play board or card games, which is why something like EGLX is a great opportunity to expand one's horizons and try things they might otherwise miss out on. Uncaged: World Fighters is an e...

 
 
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Review: SeaFall

As we move forward in board gaming's current golden age, new games are coming out at an incredible pace. Even so, many provide only new dressing on existing ideas. Once in a while, something comes along that feels so new and different, it i...

 
 
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Zelda Uno is going to be a thing this week

It's been a while since I've played a regular old game of "in real life" Uno. I doubt that will change given the sheer backlog of tabletop I have to get through (I just tried Viticulture for the first time recently, it's great!), but at the...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Mega Man Pixel Tactics

Mega Man had a rough ride for a while there. Before we saw that Capcom was hard at work on Mega Man 11, there were seven long years of nothing. Instead, other talented studios and fans picked up the torch, and refused to let this once famou...

 
 
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Tabletop Kickstarters soared over video games last year

Polygon managed to get some hard data from Kickstarter in the games sector, and it's pretty illuminating. After being burned in the past so many times by video game Kickstarters, fans seemingly started to get burnt out on the idea of over-z...

 
 
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Review: Fallout The Board Game

Video game RPGs can translate very well into the tabletop realm. It's a sort of cyclical relationship, as many entries in the genre are born out of precepts forged in the pen and paper era, and running them back to board games just seems na...

 
 




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Been playing Call of Cthulhu for I honestly forgot it was based on the tabletop game, when it case me stats and character points I was actually I might actually play it again with a different character build to see whats

 
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I know Chris had a great guide to balancing life and games, but does anyone have additional tips? Would love to try to fit more gaming if

 
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Weekly Update, here are the games I am currently Those between bracket I am going to review when completed: - -SMT IV: Apocalypse (3DS) -Trine 2 (Wii U) -Tales of Berseria (PS4)

 
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I sometimes wonder if the people in games like Death Stranding who use their likeness are aware of the people that take the models out of their games and use them for other

 
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