Tag: strategy

Roleplaying and board games reviews, podcasts, videos and interviews

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.

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.

Divulging Strategy

When I originally rediscovered the hobby, one of the things that I was most interested in when scouring the web, was finding strategy discussions. I wanted to learn how to improve my play, plus simply reading posts on strategies and tactics for games was entertaining. Now, years later, my opinion has changed.

Fairness = Play to win!

By Mario T. Lanza There is a guiding principle in the world of strategy games by which all players should abide. When players do not abide by it, it defeats the fact that a game, by intent, is (at least in part) a contest, what Vizzini might call “a battle of wits.” So necessary is…
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Twilight Struggle

This Review coincides with http://www.boardgamegeek.com/video/2326 ;┬ámy 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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