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?
Control superpowers and use their resources to take over territories, launch strategic strikes, and, of course, nuke ‘em.
Triangle Strategy is Team Asano’s first foray into the strategy RPG genre. How did they do? Derek has our review!
Batman: Earth One depicts Bruce’s earliest crime-fighting days in an alternate continuity with a grounded feel.
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.
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.
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.