Commies! Game Review (prepublished version)

American publisher, philanthropist, and diplomat, Walter Annenberg, said “The greatest power is not money power, but political power.” In this game, power is given to you, but you must share it. This will not do. With the help of others, you might be able to take it all, but you are not the only one with big ambitions. You must work with others to obtain your goals, while at the same time helping others obtain theirs, to a point… Continue reading

Loot the Body! Game Review (prepublished version)

The job of an adventurer is pretty easy. Find treasure, kill monsters, and stay alive. Out of the three, staying alive is the hardest to do alone, which is why you see so many adventuring parties. Safety in numbers in all that. The problem is, the more people you have, the less treasure you personally get. Thankfully, there is an easy – if not somewhat underhanded – way to fix this issue. Continue reading

Sarah’s Singularity Game Review (prepublished version)

To travel through time is to risk creating countless paradoxes. A few paradoxes here and there isn’t a bad thing. A paradox to the universe is like a painting on a blank wall. It ties everything together. But many paradoxes? That’s where…or better put “when”… time starts to fall apart. Meet Sarah, a time traveler who just created the mother all paradoxes, repeatedly. Good thing there are an infinite number of Sarahs to fix it. Continue reading

Terrible Monster Game Review

Deep in the jungle, an ancient power slumbers. You know where to find it and are making plans to awaken a creature of terror to do your bidding. You are not the only one with such ambitions, however. Now it’s a race to see who will be the master of the monster and who will be the monster’s lunch. Continue reading

Enfutown Bumpers Game Review (prepublished version)

American soldier, William T. Sherman, said “War is Hell.” A sentiment I wholeheartedly agree with. And yet, not every battle results in bloodshed. Case in point, this game. Take to the field and command your forces to win the day! Only one shall rise, the other must fall. Will victory go to an overly optimistic lunch or a dimensionally challenged pussy cat? WE SHALL SEE!!!  Continue reading

New World Magischola House Rivalry Game Review (prepublished version)

Wizards and Witches are not born. They are trained. You are a lucky student, enrolled in the demanding and fantastic course work provided by Magischola. Expect to learn curses and charms, how to defend yourself against monsters, and utilize the art of magic to a highly professional degree. Along the way, make sure your House is recognized and proclaimed to be the best of the magical world! Continue reading

Drakkar Game Review (prepublished version)

On a small island is a group of competitive Viking villages. Each believes they embody the true Warrior Spirit and go out of their way to make sure their neighbors know it. In this game, you’ll lead your Viking village in various raid, pillaging loot, and then showing it off to impress others. The winner of the game is a true Viking and most likely a real nuisance to the local population. Continue reading

Showdown! Game Review (prepublished version)

Feudal Japan is a land of beauty that is governed by strict rules and well-defined lines that should not be crossed. Honor is held in the highest regard and death can bring great prestige or downfall to a family name. You find yourself traveling in search of your fortune, but each step could bring danger. Defend yourself with sword and cunning, but above all else, never lose your honor. Continue reading

Shootout! Game Review

In the great open wilderness and small towns found in the West, law and order is often at the end of a gun barrel. Those who have power keep it jealously, but no man is immune to a sudden and rather lethal dose of lead poisoning delivered by a bullet. In this game, you will be challenged. Win and you survive another day. Fail and you’ll end up being just one more coffin put in the ground. Continue reading

Superbeings Jumbo Card Game Review (prepublished version)

There is no such thing as “natural evolution” in the future. Science can now grow entirely new species, augment bodies with powerful new abilities, and have found a way to make robots sentient. War and destruction is everywhere, but a few fight a battle on a different level, championing their various factions in duels. The loser is put in the ground. The winner is that much closer to controlling the universe. Continue reading

Dungeon Busters Game Review

Greed is a powerful motivator. A group of adventurers willingly venture into a dangerous dungeon to claim treasure. Monsters are abundant, but the real threat is not what lurks in the darkness. Watch your friends carefully, for they might be the real danger. Continue reading

Dawn of the Archmage Game Review (prepublished version)

Magic has ruled the land for centuries and those who controlled magic ruled absolutely. But times are changing. Kingdoms are growing in strength and magic is no longer the strongest power in the land. The highest ranking mages have gathered and agreed that one among them must lead and challenge those who would attempt to steal their power. The only problem is, no one can agree who should be the Archmage. Continue reading