Tag: battle

iOS Spotlight: Battle Fleet

Now that I’ve finally advanced out of the dark ages and gotten an iPad and iPhone, I’ve realized that there’s a veritable sea of amazing board game ports and strategy games out there to waste time with. I’m firmly of a mind that eventually, all games will become digital, with only the most afflicted of Luddites still having the cardboard versions.

Read More

Epic Duels

Epic Duels may very well be the best light miniatures games ever made. It is the definition of a duel that is epic in nature, especially if you go to Star Wars conventions with wookiee hats on. But even if you’re not a fan of yellow lasers, if you like smartly designed, accessible skirmish games, then this should be at the top of your list to buy.

Read More

Review – Command & Colors Napoleonics from GMT Games

Richard Borg has designed a series of games based on a similar system – Battle Cry, Memoir 44, Battlelore, Command & Colors Ancients and more latest incarnation of the system is Command & Colors Napoleonics. I’ve played them all and have a pretty good sense of how the core system works. Now just a couple pf points…

Read More

Monsters Menace America

I don’t care who you are, unless you’ve been under a rock or living in sub-saharan Africa for the last 50 years, chances are that you know who Godzilla is. And if you know what he is, you know what he does: break shit and kill people on an epic scale. While the 1954 release of Gojira in Japan spawned countless other “big monster terrorizing a city” flicks, the most recent notable one being Cloverfield, it did not spawn all that many board games of the genre.

Read More

Battleship Galaxies: The Saturn Offensive

A week or so ago I received a very advance copy of Battleship Galaxies, one of the most anticipated games of the year, and from the time I opened the box I was mesmerized by the amount of time and detail that the folks up in Pawtucket have put into this game. I have to say that I’m utterly impressed.

Read More

101 9th Level Spells

9th-level spells. The apex of magical might. The stuff arcane dreams are made of, the signature of the archmages. I’ve been looking forward to this one for a long time, so let’s take a look at the spells and check out whether they have the iconic potential I expect of 9th-level spells.

Read More
Loading

Children of Orion: The Venu Sourcebook

Games genres