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Conan
Michael BarnesMichael Barnes   January 26, 2017   2776  
The worst best game of last year
Runebound 3rd edition
RabidWookieRabidWookie   January 24, 2017   707  
Grab a knee and get coached up on the sheer brilliance of the adventure game for people that generally hate adventure games.  It's that good.
MattDPMattDP   January 16, 2017   2352  
The hot sun burns in the sky like an incoming apocalypse. On the packed dirt below, two figures stand, ignoring the heat hammering down on their broad-brimmed hats. Sweaty hands hang down by holstered revolvers, eyes lock, mouths chew at nothing. For a long time, all is still in the hot haze. Then the Sheriff goes for his gun and his opponent reacts like a sprung trap. The guns level, fingers tighten on triggers, and both combatants are suddenly flattened by the collapsing town hall. Welcome to Flick 'em Up, one of those games with a...
MattDPMattDP   January 09, 2017   2752  
Regular readers will be aware of the general contempt in which I hold co-operative games. Yet Arkham Horror, Robinson Crusoe and the D&D Adventure System are all games I rate highly. How to square this circle? Well, what those games have in common is that they project the semblance of being alive. Creatures move, events change, players need to actually co-operate due to the complexity and uncertainty. Contrast that to the rash of titles inspired by Pandemic which are far more static and which you can play almost by rote. Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu looks...
Egg ShenEgg Shen   January 02, 2017   561  
Wait a minute.  Where are all the Vikings with their rage boners and tickets to Valhalla?
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