Category: Board Games

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

The Stars Are Right

One of the main themes in H.P. Lovecraft’s horrific tales was man’s tenuous grasp on his fragile sanity. It’s pretty safe to say that this theme is carried out splendidly in The Stars Are Right. You will lose sanity points. Resistance is futile. This brain-twisting diversion is a bit of a conundrum. It’s billed as…
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Twilight Struggle

This Review coincides with http://www.boardgamegeek.com/video/2326 ; my video review.The video covers a very brief overview of game play and touches on my experience withTwilight Struggle so far. This review continues on with my thoughts on this wonderful game. Twilight struggle was a game that I was unsure about for a long time. Why? Well for many…
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Battlestar Galactica Boardgame.

After seeing their worlds destroyed by the Cylon robots, the Battlestar Galactica crew and a fleet of surviving lucky spaceships, speed toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth. Galactica Commander Adama and President Laura Roslin face waning supplies, crushed morale, Cylon attacks and the credible threat Cylons aboard the ship, undetectable in the shape of humans.…
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Lost Cities, by Michael Schroeder

For the daring and adventurous, there are many lost cities to explore. They are in the Himalayas, the ever-shifting sands of the desert, the Brazilian rain forest, ancient volcanoes and in Neptune’s Realm. With limited resources the players must choose which expeditions to begin. Those with high confidence may want to up the stakes: increasing…
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Defenders of the Realm

Cure The Pandemic That’s Causing A Castle Panic In The Magic Realm! While at Gencon 2010 I had a moment to run over to the Eagle Games booth to try to chat with Keith Blume, the BMOC at Eagle, but the booth was so busy that I didn’t have the opportunity to chat with him.…
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