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Nexus Ops first play review

This game is about imperialistic interplanetary conquering, invasion and resources exploitation. This game is not about going to a planet and invading it. This game is about going to a planet with your clones (why use unique humans!) and using the existing residents and creatures to fight against each other in order to get you Rubium and victory points to win the game.

Star Trek: Expeditions

I don’t hate to be wrong, but I really hate to be wrong like this. I broke my own rules, which was stupid in and of itself, and I deserve the outrage that I will be receiving from people who I told were wrong. So, here goes: Reiner Knizia can make an Ameritrashy adventure game. There. I said it. I’m even prepared to say that as highly improbable as it is, the game he made is not only not atrophy your testicles from boredom, it in fact is brilliant fun. I still can’t believe it myself, but it’s true. Star Trek: Expeditions (ST:E) is a really, truly fun, thematic co-op adventure game that not only adheres to its theme, but does so well.

Unboxing: Nexus Ops

Recently I got this game base purely on the number of miniatures supplied and the very reasonable price tag. Knowing it is a Fantasy Flight Games, I reckon there is a good chance it is a good game as well. In this video I take a look at the components. This is not a review…
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Announcing another great Stronghold Games’ release… Space Cadets

A fun and frantic cooperative game for 3-6 players,designed by Brian, Sydney, and Geoff Engelstein  Space Cadets – more fun than Humans OR Aliens should be allowed to have! It’s your lifelong dream – to join the Star Patrol and be part of the crew of an interstellar Starship.  You’ve worked hard, graduated from the…
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Spiel 2012 day one summary

The fist day of Spiel is over and it couldn’t have lived more up to our expectations. Even though the start of the day was a bit chaotic, once we were inside the halls, it was overwhelming. The sheer size of the exhibition is truly staggering and the atmosphere is electric. Pretty much as soon…
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