Tag: wargame

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Video Unboxing: Torn Armor

I am not one for wargames because they take too long to play (usually) and I am not one for long games. When Alyssa Faden came up with Torn Armor, I was hooked and i backed the Kickstarter. Then I had Alyssa in the podcast for an interview and I was even more taken by…
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Video Review – MEMOIR ’44

A REVIEW IN HONOR OF THE D-DAY LANDINGS ANNIVERSARY By Evaldas Bladukas It’s been 70 years since the D-Day landings and to celebrate the souls that fought in the war, for the next two weeks we’ll be having a look at World War 2 themed tabletop games. Memoir ’44 has been a mainstay of the…
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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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Wargame review – Tales of the Red Blade – Part 2

By Ben Monro Here it is the second update of my beloved Knights of the Red Blade and just how has my dear force under construction fared this week I hear you cry. Well no doubt I’m about to tell you. It’s been a fantastic week of hobbying, I’ve painted, I’ve glued and most importantly…
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Unboxing: Darkest Night, from Victory Point Games

There are a lot of companies out there that claim that for them the gameplay is what matters, not the game components. And I mean a lot.

Victory Point Games, though, is one that lives by that motto. They have been producing games that came with next to nothing components and in a little bag. And there have been some gems in those bags!

Now they’re stepping up the production value of their games and have found a way to make the games boxed in an inexpensive way so they can have more market penetration.

Of course they don’t want to compromise on the quality of the game, but have they done enough to compete with the big boys and grab shopper’s attention at your FLGS?