Saturday, July 22, 2017

Jeff McAleer

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Founder, editor-in-chief, and host of TGG media. Jeff tackles any and all topics but his main gaming focus is war and strategy, RPGs, and miniatures. He's also a fan of independent and small press comics. Plus, Jeff is certainly never at a loss for an opinion...

A Big TGG Weekend!

Seeing that Elliott is hard at work covering this weekend’s Chicago Toy and Game Fair and I’m hunkered down with my laptop, still bouncing...

A Safari of Boredom: ‘Botswana’ Reviewed

I don’t mind a light game as a filler but, for myself, Botswana is just too light. Powder puff light; dandelion light; Unbearable Lightness of Being light – ok, the last one was actually a pretty heavy movie but I think you get my drift.

Dominant Species is Now Out of Stock

GMT Games announced their excellent hybrid Euro/Ameristyle game of prehistoric dominance, Dominant Species is out of stock as is the War Galley expansion, Salamis. Dominant...

‘Bison: Thunder on the Prairie!’: A Subsistence Review

At its heart, Bison: Thunder on the Prairie! is an area control game with an intensity level between Carcassonne and El Grande. One of the people I played with described it as Carcassonne with meeple movement and that’s a fairly apt description.

Godzilla is Getting Ready to Stomp Your Table Top!

It's time for fans of Japanese giant monster movies to rejoice as the grandaddy of all time, the big radioactive lizard himself, Godzilla prepares to make his way to your gaming table! Toy Vault Inc has announced the King of Monsters, as well as other Toho properties, will be smashing their way into your heart sometime in 2011 with Richard H. Berg's Godzilla: Kaiju World Wars.

Welcome to My Dungeon – A Review of ‘Tomb: Cryptmaster’

Tomb: Cryptmaster has possibly the worst rulebook I've ever encountered from any AEG game I've owned. I’ll put it simply: It’s terrible! The layout of the instruction manual makes absolutely no sense from a chronological, logical, or functional standpoint.

Silly Animal Carnage: A Review of ‘Leaping Lemmings’

Leaping Lemmings has pretty cute art and a silly, oddly morbid theme where you are attempting to get your family of genetically engineered lemmings to leap to their death in the most spectacular way.

The Conclusion of Our Exclusive Interview with GMT’s Tony Curtis

Let's pick right up from where we left off with my interview with GMT's Tony Curtis...Jeff McAleer: Twilight Struggle is a fabulous game and is almost always in the top five over on Board Game Geek - I believe it's currently number three. I know the recent Washington's War uses somewhatly similar mechanics as far as being event card driven.

Latest Games Coming from FRED Distribution

Very shortly you’ll see these following FRED Distribution releases on your FLGS shelf in November:Stoplights (Mr B Games)Stoplights is a clever, strategic 1-3 player...

Guardians of Graxia Hits PCs

Petroglyph Games has brought their popular board game, Guardians of Graxia, to the PC and it's available for download on Steam (currently with a 10% discount).

Our Exclusive Interview with Tony Curtis of GMT – Part One

I’d like to start off by thanking Tony Curtis, one of the managing partners of GMT Games, for taking time out to agree to...

Stronghold’s Giant Squid to Attack!

A week ago Stonghold Games shared the bad news regarding a delay in shipping out copies of Survive: Escape from Atlantis! due to production...

The Gaming Gang Episode Four: Can Heroscape Be Saved?

This week Elliott and I take an extended look at the cancellation of Heroscape and how there may be life in the old gal...

Who Would You Like to See Pick Up Heroscape?

Elliott and I will be talking about the past, present and future of Heroscape on Monday’s show and we’ve devoted a good chunk of...