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Ivor the Engine Review
British people of a certain age tend to regard children’s animators Peter Firmin and Oliver Postgate as minor deities, so totally did their wonderful conjurations dominate the world of kids TV in the 70?s. Dizzying edifices of imagination and storytelling, built on Firmin’s instantly recognisable art and Postgate’s incomparable animation, they remain a colossal founding pillar of my childhood. Now here there is a game, a modern game, based on my most cherished of all their creations:ÂÂ Ivor the Engine. It’s here, in my hands. This is going to go very well, or very badly. ...
 
 
Cracked LCD- Firefly: Pirates and Bounty Hunters in Review, ERP, Going back Chrome
GF9 does it again.
 
 
Eight Minute Empire Review
Of all the lies that are told in the context of board gaming, the biggest and most odorous are those printed on boxes alongside the legend "playing time". Yet even amongst this exalted company, Eight-Minute Empire reaches new heights of outrage. Whatever it says on the box, the rules inside freely admit that it's probably three whole times as much as claimed, and my experience supports that. Of course, that's still only twenty to thirty minutes. So I might be over-egging this pudding just a little. The game itself is aggressive area majority...
 
 
Barnestorming- Pocket Battles in Review, Mario Kart 8, Battleheart: Legacy, Alan Parsons Project
Is that a Civil War in your pocket or...
 
 
Hex Education - Wiz-War: Malefic Forces Review
For several years, I’ve was convinced that Fantasy Flight’s greatest reprint was the outstanding work they’ve done on Cosmic Encounter. They republished a long out-of-print classic and made it relevant for new audiences, but they also support it with solid expansion work that keeps taking players deeper in the world of the game. Well, don’t be surprised if one year from now we’re crowning a new champion, because I’m starting to think that as an update to a classic game Wiz-War might be even better. The first expansion, Malefic Curses, is everything it needed to be. I can heartily...
 
 
Barnestorming- Galactic Strike Force in Review, Star Trek Expeditions, Fairy Tale IOS, Prong
Enter the Laser Dragon.
 
 
Devastation of Indines - Fighting Game Review
Before I starting writing this review, I had to go back and find the review I wrote of its predecessor, BattleCON. In case you’re wondering, I used the word ‘battle’ an awful lot when I write reviews. It took me half an hour to find the old review. For no reason I can understand, I found a review of a kiddie game called Best Day Ever that was the Worst Game Ever. Because I said ‘battle’ in that review.
 
 
Barnestorming- Star Realms in Review, Whoowasit, Jackie Chan, Voivod
Pew-pew Deckbuilding.
 
 
I Think I Smell A Rat - The Resistance Review
Three years ago I promised I would never play The Resistance again. Back then it was a brand new game, the newest entry in the swelling ranks of suspicion games. Our group had been playing it a lot lately, since it’s short and uncomplicated. The first ten games or so I had a great time, but as it started coming out a little more frequently I realized that it was wearing thin. One particular session was enough for me to decide to close the book on The Resistance, and I stayed with my plan for a full three years....
 
 
Rivet Wars Review
Hot off the back of a successful kickstarter campaign, I really wasn’t sure what to make of Rivet Wars. It channels a first world war theme, yet presents you with a wildly incongruous steampunk theme, rendered in a weird, chunky anime style. It claims to be a board game representation of a real-time strategy game but has no resource control. What is this bizarre oddity? Well it turns out to be a pretty streamlined two player game of tactical aggression. You pick a scenario, assemble a board out of modular components then use an allowance of...
 
 
 
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