Hegemonic—The Unboxing!

6 12 2013

photo (41)Something we’ve never done before is the obligatory unboxing video of a new game. There’s probably no real good reason for this, other than when we get new games we typically tear into them like a 5 year-old on Christmas morning.

However we were provided with some advance copies of Hegemonic, a new 4X game from Minion Games, and we thought it would be a good idea to show you…what’s in the BOX! (Which is more than absolutely nothing!)

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The Duke—A Double-Take Review—Plus a Video Review!

18 10 2013

DukeCoverThere have been some famous Dukes over the years. First we’ve got John Wayne—an iconic and larger-than-life figure. Then we have the Dukes of Hazzard. I can’t overstate the influence that show had on me as a kid—there’s nothing I looked forward to more during the week than Friday night with The Dukes. Now there’s a new Duke on the scene—a board game from Catalyst Game Labs. Can it possibly live up to history’s Dukes? Let’s find out!

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Pixel Lincoln—A Double-Take Review—Plus A Video Review!

11 10 2013

pixelcover“Four score and seven years ago, I kicked some serious butt with a sausage link whip….” ~Abraham Lincoln 

Deck-builders and retro 8-bit graphics—two big gaming trends that have been smooshed together in Pixel Lincoln. What did we think of it? Keep reading and find out!

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Railways Express—A Double-Take Review (Plus a Video Review)

17 09 2013

RailwaysCoverWhen a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer. ~Corrie Ten Boom

Today we’re taking a look at the new game from Eagle Games, Railways Express, which is a stripped-down version of the Railways of the World series. So what do we think? Let’s find out…

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Top Promoter—A Double-Take Preview (With Video!)

6 09 2013

PromoterCover“I’m gonna knock you out! Momma said, knock you out!”

-LL Cool J

Today we’re taking  a look at Top Promoter, a card and dice game that takes place in the world of competitive boxing. The game is designed for 2-5 players, and plays fairly quickly.

Players take to the table as promoters, trying to earn the most money by placing their fighters in bouts that they will hopefully win.

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Kickstarter Weekly – A New Look!

23 08 2013

Hey it’s Friday and that means… Well, here at TOG that could mean just about anything. But for this particular Friday it means we’re bringing you another edition of Kickstarter Weekly!

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A Video Double-Take Review of King’s Forge

16 08 2013

kingsforgeWe get a lot of prototypes to review. Some of them are awesome. And some of them are the Nickelback of games. Today we turn our sights to the Kickstarter game King’s Forge by Clever Mojo Games and Game Salute. How’s that game? I’m glad you asked…

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