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Isle of Skye : A Play The Game Boardgame Review

Recently, while at Gen Con 2016, I picked up a copy of the Kennerspiel de Jahres 2016 award winner, Isle of Skye.  And I can tell you right now, I’m very happy to have done so. In Isle of Skye, players take on the roles of Scottish Clan Lords, involved in the purchasing of land to help further increase their control of the Isle of Skye.  At least, thematically, this is what the game is about. Broken down into a five round game, each player…

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Mutant: Year Zero

My group is now running through a campaign of Modiphius Entertainment’s wonderful little post apocalyptic horror show Mutant: Year Zero. In the game, players take on the role of, not surprisingly, Mutants.  Survivors of an apocalypse living in the ruins of a decaying city, hidden away in their home, a relatively safe haven, which is referred to as The Ark.  The Ark is home to some two hundred plus mutants who are day by day dying off from starvation, thirst and the rot.  Reproduction is…

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Sola Fide: The Reformation

Stronghold Games and Spielworxx Announce Jointly the Publication of Sola Fide: The Reformation by Jason Matthews & Christian Leonhard The release of Sola Fide: The Reformation timed for the 500th Anniversary of The Reformation New Jersey, USA and Billerbeck, Germany – August 8, 2016 Stronghold Games and Spielworxx are proud to announce jointly the publication of Sola Fide: The Reformation, a game designed by the renowned game design team of Jason Matthews and Christian Leonhard. In Sola Fide: The Reformation, one player takes on the…

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Castles of Mad King Ludwig

  In the tile-laying game Castles of Mad King Ludwig, players are tasked with building an amazing, extravagant castle for King Ludwig II of Bavaria…one room at a time. You see, the King loves castles, having built Neuschwanstein (the castle that inspired the Disney theme park castles) and others, but now he’s commissioned you to build the biggest, best castle ever — subject, of course, to his ever-changing whims. Each player acts as a building contractor who is adding rooms to the castle he’s building…

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