Category: The Boardgame Review Room

Roleplaying and board games reviews, podcasts, videos and interviews

Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room: Titanium Wars

Iello released Titanium Wars at Spiel 2013 and the theme and looks were enough to get me very interested. Then I found out it was also a resource management game and also a card game. I like all of that. The subject? You must expand your galactic empire to win the game. You do that…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room: Core Worlds

Core Worlds was published by Stronghold Games in 2011 and was designed by the – rather talented – Andrew Parks. If you just follow its description, Core Worlds probably won’t interest you very much since there are *a lot* of games that sound like it: Deck builder, Science Fiction, Space Exploration. I know, yawn. But…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room: Lords of War

Recently we had the enormous pleasure of interviewing Martin Vaux, one of the co-designers of Lords of War and at the same time we played the game so we could tell him, to his face, what we thought of it. Lords of War is a strategic card game for two players (a four player mode…
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Podcast Episode: The Boardgame Review Room – Hive with Expansions

Hive, has been out for quite a long time now and it is a very popular game. Well balanced, deep, tons of replayability and fun. Very good fun. One only has to look at the list of reputable publishers that have put their weight behind this game to realise that, despite its unassuming looks, this…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room; 1775: Rebellion

Academy Games and its charismatic leader are well known for producing historical games that are, as it happen, easy and fun to play without compromising on historic accuracy. In this case 1775 deals with the the start for the American Revolution after Britain imposes unwelcome new taxes. Yeah… that was me being understating. Anyway, there…
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