Some iOS Board Games on Sale (And Free!)

27 09 2013

ghoststoriesBy Firestone

So, given a choice, I’m ALWAYS going to choose a face-to-face game over a digital one. In fact, I have some great games on my iPad, but I almost never play them. But I have friends who love playing iOS games, and some people don’t have a gaming group, so it’s this or nothing. Whatever your circumstance, if you’re interested in iOS games, you might want to jump on these deals…

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Kickstarter Weekly – Sept. 26, 2013

26 09 2013

It’s that time of week again, that special time when we bring you some really cool games that are trying to scratch and claw their way onto the gaming market. Will they make it? Will they fail miserably? Only you can decide!

So buckle up, and hold onto your hats, it’s time for Kickstarter Weekly!

Featured Campaign

Keep the CrownKeep the Crown – Jamal Jamie

We’ve received review copies of this one, and the initial impressions are pretty good right now. It’s a game that kids can play well, but also one that adults won’t dread pulling out… “Oh. You want to play Candy Land… Again.” The rules have many layers to increase difficulty and strategy, and there’s enough randomness to keep the replayability pretty high.

The campaign ends Oct. 30 and a pledge of $40 will score you a copy of the base game. Check it out here!

 

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Chicken Caesar! A Mini-Review

25 09 2013

chicken Caesar box– by Jeremiah

A few weeks ago I wrote about my inability to get Chicken Caesar on the table. Well, we had a breakthrough a few nights ago and managed to fumble our way through a first playthrough. So my opinions aren’t yet complete, nor is my full understanding of the rules. (There’s a lot going on here!) I thought since it has been so long since receiving the review copy I would at least update everyone on the status, and give some initial thoughts. So, here goes…

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Rob Daviau Announces a New Legacy Game!

23 09 2013

SeaFallRob Daviau is the genius designer behind some of the most innovative and genre-stretching games of the last few years—including Heroscape and Risk: Legacy. Well now that Rob’s left Hasbro and branched out on his own, he’s teaming up with Plaid Hat Games to announce the newest Legacy design: Seafall.

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A Podcast Update!

23 09 2013

RailwaysCoverHey gang!

In case you missed it, last week we uploaded our second episode of the Theology of Games Podcast! In this episode we talk about the spectacle that was GenCon, a few games we’re looking forward too, and we do our first ever Double-Take review on the podcast! Our featured review game for this episode is Railways Express, from Eagle Games!

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Kickstarter Weekly—Sept. 20, 2013

20 09 2013

Well here we are again, wrapping up another busy week at TOG. You’ll be seeing our 2nd podcast episode pop up in iTunes really soon, (seriously it’s uploaded, just waiting on the Apple folks to do their thing) and we thought, “Hey! Let’s do that Kickstarter Weekly thing that we do. So here it is.

Featured Campaign

photo-Ninja DiceNinja Dice – Greenbrier Games

This looks like a fun little dice-driven fast-paced game. Players are rolling dice, trying to grab loot, and beating up the other players in dicey-ninja action! The components in the video look slick, too!

A pledge of $25 gets you the game, The campaign ends Oct. 29 and you can check it out: right here!

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Vikings: Warriors of the North—Essen Release

18 09 2013

Vikings

By Jeremiah

Well we all know my obsession with pirate-type games, and vikings are pretty much pirates of the frozen north, so this one looks right up my alley.

Essen, the BIG con over in Europe, is coming up soon, and like any major con we’re seeing an influx of games that are releasing around that time. Read the rest of this entry »








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