Tag: strategy

DuCo, a first play review

The perpetual casual gamer in me loves filler games. More often than not, though, I get disappointed because, more often than not, filler games are not very satisfying. They’re not that good, or that deep or, simply put, that fun.

Duco was offered to me by the creator and they advertise the game as “easy to learn, difficult to master”. When I received the game and saw that, I let a loud *sigh* leave my lips. The number of times I’ve heard/read that escapes me.

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Unboxing: Dominare, from AEG

Another game in the city of Tempest game from Alderac Entertainment Group, Dominare.

Designed by Jim Pinto, Dominare puts the players in the place of conspirators aiming to control the city. Use your agents and expand your influence and control the metropolis that many say is the biggest city in the world.

Now all this sounds very well and proper, but is the game worth the amount of money you have to pay to get your hands on it?

Let’s find out!

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Valdora

Unboxed often runs behind the curve, reviewing games from five or even ten years ago, Valdora though only came out in 2009 and there was quite a buzz about this new Michael Schacht title, now however the game seems to have faded quietly into the night, with only the barest of mentions.

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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.

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