Tag: battle

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Summoner Wars Review

Summoner Wars, released in 2009 by Plaid Hat Games, the brainchild of Colby Dauch, is a fast, card-based battle game. Although primarily a two player game, there are rules for up to four players.

Zuzzy Miniatures Flagston Paven

This time the talented people from Zuzzy Miniatures have been kind enough to send me a 11 x 14 inch mat from the latest range of terrain, the Stonework range, called the Flagston Paven.

StarCraft: The Board Game detailed review

By Daniel Burgess Greetings all, thanks for taking some time to check out my review of Starcraft: The Board Game. I will review each component of the game, in broken down paragraphs and then give my over all opinion on the game. –COMPONENTS This game ships with plenty of components! No question that if someone…
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Fairness = Play to win!

By Mario T. Lanza There is a guiding principle in the world of strategy games by which all players should abide. When players do not abide by it, it defeats the fact that a game, by intent, is (at least in part) a contest, what Vizzini might call “a battle of wits.” So necessary is…
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How to game on little energy

I am now ‘progressing’ into my mid-40s, and somehow, thanks to having tolerant gamers in my gaming group, am still able to game!! Admittedly, folks have been very flexible to help me (and Stuart) out in this regard….. Insane amounts of work (I teach social sciences and thus have tons of marking, and an ever shifting teaching / knowledge domain) coupled with commuting 2 hours a day….