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DND: Ghosts of Saltmarsh Preview – The Ocean is the Scariest Dungeon

Your wizard’s seen every dungeon from here to Neverwinter. Your fighter’s bested hundreds of goblins in the hill-country. Your bard’s lifted the spirits of tavern patrons all along the Sword…

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L5R LCG Warriors of the Wind / Masters of the Court Preview

The Legend of the Five Rings Living Card Game (L5R LCG) has added two more Clan Packs to the available card pool. Warriors of the Wind and Masters of the…

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Symbaroum Tabletop RPG Review – First Impressions From A Fractured World

Deep in the ink-black darkness of the ruinous forest of Davokar, something dreadful stirs. You can’t see it, but you know your shadow is already marred with oily streaks from…

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Space Park Review – A Pleasant Trip Through Space

It can be incredibly difficult to design a lightweight game with easy-to-grasp rules and a few components, while still providing enough strategy to keep players interested, but nailing that tension…

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Children of the Empire Expansion Preview – L5R LCG

The Legend of the Five Rings Living Card Game (L5R LCG) had its first premium expansion recently with Children of the Empire. The samurai-esque card game up until now had…

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Hero’s Crossing Review – Square Off and Sell Swords

I encountered an interesting little tabletop game at Play NYC 2017, and here I am nearly one and half years later writing my Hero’s Crossing review. Its Kickstarter has come and…

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V-Commandos Review – Problem Solving Gets Stealthy

V-Commandos is a stealth action board game from Triton Noir. It was a successful Kickstarter at the end of 2014 and received great reviews and it has since had two…

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Underhand of the Emperor and Whispers of Shadow and Steel Preview – L5R LCG

Last week was a big week for Scorpion players in the Legend of the Five Rings (L5R) Living Card Game (LCG). They not only had the Clan Pack for the…

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Aliens vs Predator The Hunt Begins 2nd Edition Review

Aliens vs Predator The Hunt Begins 2nd Edition is a board game by Prodos Games and is an interesting example of how board games are taking on elements of other…

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Blades in the Dark Review – Next Level Roleplaying

Every so often a roleplaying game is released that is so incredible, so inspiring, that it feels like it actually changes roleplaying for me. It’s only happened a few times…