Review – Dark Souls: The Board Game – Tomb of Giants

By Spencer Patterson | January 26, 2023
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Dark Souls: The Board Game, beloved by few, houseruled by many, was a game that tried to be too much like its video game source content. Is the improvement enough to lift the beleaguered original to its promising potential? Or is the second effort in need of just as much houseruling and diehard commitment as its forefather? 

Review – Defcon

By Spencer Patterson | January 26, 2023
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Control superpowers and use their resources to take over territories, launch strategic strikes, and, of course, nuke ‘em. 

Review – Triangle Strategy

By Derek Thompson | January 25, 2023
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Triangle Strategy is Team Asano’s first foray into the strategy RPG genre. How did they do? Derek has our review!

Review – Batman: Earth One Trilogy

By Nathan Kiehn | January 24, 2023
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Batman: Earth One depicts Bruce’s earliest crime-fighting days in an alternate continuity with a grounded feel.

Review – Escape the Dark Castle

By Spencer Patterson | January 24, 2023
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Choose-Your-Own-Adventure meets dungeon-crawling. Sure, it’s been done before, but Themeborne presents the wildly accessible and replayable Escape the Dark Castle to help wrangle in those who turn their noses up at such foolishness as dungeon-delving. 

Review – Baseball Highlights 2045 Spring Training

By Spencer Patterson | January 22, 2023
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It’s 2045, and baseball is losing popularity. The solution? Bioengineering! Humans with cyborg appendages and full-on robots join the ranks of the all-human “naturals” in this excellent baseball game. 

Review – Football Highlights 2052

By Spencer Patterson | January 22, 2023
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There aren’t many tabletop games that translate the sport experience to tabletop well. Football Highlights 2052 is one of the rare ones that manages to get the gridiron onto tabletop in a way that’s fun for both tabletop gamers and football fans alike.