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The Five Play Review: Descent: Journeys in the Dark: Road to Legend (Second Edition)

With the success of Mansions of Madness Second Edition I was intrigued to check out Descent: Road to Legend – an app that assumes the role of the Overlord so you can truly enjoy a co-op experience with Descent. This is what I thought after putting the app to the test.

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Of Mutants and Space – My Week in Gaming

This past week was a bit rough, considering I only finished about half of my games. Still, I got to enjoy deep space, revel in becoming a mutant, and I got a ton of models in to paint!

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The Five Play Review: Runebound 3rd Edition

Fantasy Flight Games has released the 3rd Edition of their foray into the world of Terrinoth, but what does it bring to the table? After five full plays of the game here are my thoughts on the new system, components, and more!

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A Little Bit of This and A Little Bit of That – A Look At Kickstarter Games

While I didn’t get a review in this week I decided to take a look instead at the games I’ve recently backed via Kickstarter to see if I’m getting my play’s worth. The results are a bit surprising, but may not be what you think!

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Back to Brimstone – Completing My Set

After spending a lot of time – and money – on Shadows of Brimstone from its original Kickstarter I decided that the game needed to be completed and upgraded. With some spare time I painted up the models, accessorized, and got the game back to the table with some flair!

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The Five Play Review: Assault on Doomrock

Can you work together with your heroic team mates and upgrade yourselves enough to take down the third epic boss encounter? In Assault on Doomrock you’re doing just that! Tune in for my Five Play Review of this dungeon-crawling game that first funded via IndieGoGo!

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The Five Play Review: Mercs Recon

Mercs: Recon is a cooperative adventure board game from the company that brought us Myth and the Mercs tabletop wargame. Strategy is quite important in this office dungeon-crawl, but is the game worth the long delay backers have put up with? Check out my thoughts in this Five Play Review!

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All Things D&D – An Intro to my Homebrew Campaign with D&D 5th Edition

For this new year I wanted to write columns that detail my gaming adventures, all with a plan that works. This time it’s all about Dungeons and Dragons 5th, and how my campaign got off to a surprisingly great start!

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Game Discussion – Super Dungeon Explore: Forgotten King and More

Brendan shares some thoughts on Super Dungeon Explore and discusses other games that have crossed his table (and yard!) recently.

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Obscure Game Number One: Hordes of the Things

My last post got me to think about all of the obscure games I have sitting around in the basement. This week I dig out Hordes of the Things, and it’s the first obscure game I want to talk about!

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Discussion: It’s the Island of Misfit Games

With as many conventions as I go to I end up grabbing all sorts of game bits and pieces for games I eventually want to play. Unfortunately they end up sitting in my gaming area just taking up space! I wonder what I could do with them?

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