Friday, April 28, 2017

Reviews

Doctor Who: Dalek Dice Insert (Cubicle 7 Entertainment)

Exterminate! Exterminate!: ‘Doctor Who – Dalek Dice’ Reviewed

Fans of Doctor Who have no doubt been keeping their eyes peeled for Cubicle 7's Dalek Dice to arrive and, now that the game is available, no doubt wondering if this is worth picking up or simply the sort of licensed property cash grab that has become all to common in geekdom.
Dawn of the Zeds 3rd Edition (Victory Point Games)

Zeds! Zeds! Zeds!: ‘Dawn of the Zeds Third Edition’ Reviewed

Those who've read my reviews of the previous two editions of Dawn of the Zeds (DotZ) know I'm a huge fan of Hermann Luttmann's original game design and I've been eagerly anticipating getting the third edition of DotZ to the table.
Grimslingers Box Cover (Greenbrier Games)

Slingin’ Spells Tain’t So Grim: A Review of ‘Grimslingers’

The newest release from Greenbrier Games (hitting stores this week in fact) is Grimslingers, a card based game of spellcraft dueling and cooperative campaigning in an off the wall weird west setting.
Dastardly Dirigibles (Fireside Games)

Hand Me a Spanner: ‘Dastardly Dirigibles’ Reviewed

Fireside Games latest release is one firmly aimed at the family gaming crowd who don’t mind a bit of competition and players casting monkey wrenches - or spanners - into plans.
Pulp Cthulhu (Chaosium)

Two Fisted Tales and Tentacles: ‘Pulp Cthulhu’ Reviewed

Fans of Call of Cthulhu are finally in for a treat as one of the longest percolating supplements for the venerable roleplaying game is now available as a PDF download, with the physical book to arrive in stores sometime later this year.
Captain America Civil War Poster (Marvel)

Hero Versus Hero: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Reviewed

Marvel true believers (and fans of superhero films in general) are in for an interesting May with the release of two movies from the House of Ideas.

Schawiing Batta!: ‘Strat-O-Matic Baseball 2016’ Reviewed

Jeff takes a look at the latest edition of Strat-O-Matic Baseball. Learn how to play as well as how the game stacks up against other baseball games of the past and present.
Healthy Heart Hospital (Victory Point Games)

Dammit Man! I’m a Doctor not a… Wait a Second: ‘Healthy Heart Hospital’ Reviewed

Healthy Heart Hospital simulates the operation of a down-on-it’s-luck healthcare facility as it aims to re-establish itself as a premiere provider in the medical community.

I Spy with My Little… A Review of ‘Sub Rosa: Spies for Hire’ on...

Just hitting Kickstarter yesterday, from Dublin based designer David Robin, Sub Rosa is a micro game (and I do mean micro) where players attempt to recruit agents to their cause.

This T’ain’t Magic: ‘Mage Wars Academy’ Reviewed

Give a watch to find out if Mage Wars Academy is simply a Magic: The Gathering knockoff or a truly unique game deserving your attention.
Spirit of '77 (Monkeyfun Studios)

Can You Dig IT? Groovy!: The ‘Spirit of 77’ Roleplaying Game Reviewed

Spirit of '77 draws its inspiration from flicks like Gone in 60 Seconds, Foxy Brown, Escape from the Planet of the Apes, and Gator as well as television shows like The Six Million Dollar Man, The Rockford Files, and Kung-Fu.
The Arkham Gazette Issue #3 (Sentinel Hill Press)

The Witch is Back!: ‘The Arkham Gazette’ Issue Three Reviewed

Truthfully, I wasn’t familiar with Sentinel Hill Press or their ongoing yearly Arkham Gazette until Bret Kramer reached out to ask if I’d be interested in reviewing the third issue of the oversized yearly magazine.
The Hateful Eight Poster (The Weinstein Company)

Meanness for Meanness Sake: Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight’ Reviewed (NSFW)

I’ve always believed Quentin Tarantino movies are an acquired taste and it seems most film goers fall into one of two categories: you either love the director or you don’t. I certainly know I’ve never run across anyone who’s said to me, “Tarantino? Yeah. I guess he’s alright.”
Space 1889 Core Rules (Modiphius Entertainment)

To the Stars, By Jove!: A Review of ‘Space: 1889 Second Edition’

Let me take you back, for a moment, to the heady days of gaming in the 1980’s and 90’s. At the time you couldn’t stroll through your friendly local game store without running across a plethora of titles from Game Designers’ Workshop (or GDW as we liked to say) which ranged from miniatures rules to board games to RPGs.
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