Reign of Man Game Review (prepublished version)

Empires are forged from war. Even the smallest keep can become the largest capital. What it takes is a leader with vision, courage, and the ability to command. You believe yourself to be such a leader and dream of ruling the largest empire known to man. But you’re not the only one who has this dream… Continue reading

Guards of Atlantis Game Review (prepublished version)

Those who follow the ways of magic look at technology as a blight that ruins the natural order of things. Those who favor technology see those who use magic as unnatural and cursed. Both factions fear and hate each other. Their bitter rivalry will now end, once and for all. Continue reading

Kings of Israel Game Review

It has been said that absolute power corrupts absolutely. The Kings that rule the lands of Israel poison the people who follow them, resulting in corruption of the mind and the spirit. You are a Prophet sent to deliver these people from evil, but the road you must walk is not an easy one. Continue reading

Villains and Vigilantes Game Review

In the action movie Kick-Ass, the fictional character Dave Lizewski said, “In the world I lived in, heroes only existed in comic books. And I guess that’d be okay, if bad guys were make-believe too, but they’re not.” In the world of comic books and in real life, there are always opposing forces. In this game, players become heroes or villains and battle for dominance. Continue reading

Raid the Pantry Game Review

Austrian-born American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and occasional actor, Wolfgang Puck, said “Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are only so many notes or colors, there are only so many flavors – it’s how you combine them that sets you apart.” In this game, there are only so many ingredients to go around and dishes to make. Cook fast and cook smart to taste victory. Continue reading

Friend or Foe Game Review

They came in the night, surprising the young guards who stood watch. You found their bodies the next morning and one of your clan members was missing. Searching your camp, you found proof that your sworn enemy had attacked you. Enraged, you gathered the young and the strong, preparing them for battle. You go now to defeat your foe, weapons drawn and eager for blood. Continue reading

Wŭ Xíng Game Review

Chinese Taoist cosmology is structured around five elements that form the basic building blocks of everything around us. The act of creation and destruction begins and ends with these elements, putting them at the center of both the metaphysical and physical world for a practitioner of Taoism. In this game, victory will go to the player who can control the elemental forces. Continue reading

The Majority: Complete Edition Game Review

The various factions of evil gather once per year to plan, debate, and decide how to plague the world. Politics come naturally to these nefarious creatures who delight in parliamentary procedure and creating loopholes in laws. Power, however, does not come from the masses. Control comes from manipulation. Time to see if you have what it takes to lead the assembly of darkness! Continue reading

Rory’s Story Cubes: Batman Game Review

English-American film director, screenwriter, and producer, Christopher Nolan, said “Superheroes fill a gap in the pop culture psyche, similar to the role of Greek mythology. There isn’t really anything else that does the job in modern terms. For me, Batman is the one that can most clearly be taken seriously.” Batman is a loner, a rebel, and dedicated to his ideals. He’s a hero to many and now you can join him on his adventures. Continue reading

The Princess Bride: A Battle of Wits Game Review

In this game, if you’re outsmarted, you’re out. While you might live on to lament and scorn your poor luck, the character you control dies. It’s a battle of wits to the death. Think carefully, as one wrong sip could cost you the game. Continue reading

The King’s Armory Game Review

The King has called you to his throne room. There he implores you to help defend the kingdom from an army bent on destroying all that lies beyond the protective walls of the castle. You promise the King to lead his army and rout the enemy. Rallying your troops, you make ready for the battle to come. Continue reading

Dead Men Tell No Tales Game Review

The cursed ship, Skelit’s Revenge, is crewed by the undead. This ship sails the seven seas looting ships and adding to their crew, leaving few survivors to tell the tale. Your captain is obsessed with finding the Skelit’s Revenge and taking her. You don’t know the captain’s reasons, but the promise of unbelievable wealth is all you need. The risk, however, might be greater than the reward. Continue reading