Tag: island

Roleplaying and board games with reviews, podcasts, videos and interviews

Boardgame review – Taluva

I can’t control my brain

Things are definitely taking a turn for the autumnal up here in the far North. The leaves and the air both turn crisp, and the nights are fair drawing in. How delightful then, to be mentally transported to an island paradise in the warm Southern seas? Aah, when I close my eyes I can almost smell the salt on the air, feel the tropical sun dappling on my skin as I lay beneath this coconut-laden palm. Somewhere I can here the trilling of birds of paradise, mingling with the screams of the villagers as they flee yet another volcanic catastrophe…

Treasure Map: Island of Sorrow II

By Thilo Graf This pdf from Raging Swan Press consists of 4 files, 3 high-res jpegs and a rather flexible T&C-text file. As with “Island of Sorrow I”, this file provides 3 different iterations of the same map with minor modifications. 2 of the jpegs are b/w and 1 has a parchment-style background. The first…
Read more

Treasure Map: Island of Sorrows I

This map-pack from Raging Swan Pressis suitable as a straight-forward player’s hand-out and provides 4 files – 3 high-res jpegs and a very flexible T&C-textfile.

Intrepid Expeditions: The Island of Life

This pdf from Necromancers of the Northwestis 51 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving 47 pages of content.

Forbidden Island for iPad review

By Paco Garcia Jaen When is about games you can safely introduce to anyone, you probably can’t get it wrong with Forbidden Island. Simple mechanics, complex strategies, fiendishly difficult, gorgeous illustrations, lovely tin box… It has all it takes to get newbies into the hobby. Thus when I heard that the iPad app had been…
Read more