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“They’re coming to get you Barbara!” ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Board Game Review

Posted on Oct 29, 2020 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

Night of the Living Dead: A Zombicide Game  Board Game Review.  Publisher: CMON as licensed by Image Ten Productions.    Game Designers: Raphael Guiton, Jean-Baptiste Lullien, Nicolas Raoult and David Preti  Price  $89.99 Passed Inspection:  beautiful components, easy to learn, fast game play, very atmospheric, excellent replay value Failed Basic: ...

“Cylinders are coming down in Japan, the United Kingdom and France! We must fight a world war against the Martians!!!” DVG’s “War of the Worlds France, Japan and the United Kingdom” Game Review

Posted on Oct 24, 2020 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

The War of the Words – France, Japan and the United Kingdom  Board Game Review.  Publisher: DVG   Game Designer: Arnauld Della Siega with Kevin Verssen   Price  $59.99 each Passed Inspection: easy to learn, fun to play, covers strategic maneuvering plus tactical land and sea battles, can be played in...

“Never was so much owed by so many to so few.”– IL2: Cliffs of Dover Computer Simulation Review

Posted on Oct 14, 2020 in Electronic Games, Front Page Features

IL2: Cliffs of Dover    Computer Simulation Review.  Publisher: 1C:Maddox Games and Team Fusion Simulations   Lead Development Producer :  Ilya Shevchenko  Price $24.99 Passed Inspection:    a huge game with over 25 flyable aircrafts can set it from scary total realism to easy mode, beautiful graphics, sound and background music, totally...

A Different Side of the COIN. ‘The Siege of Orgun’. Board Game Review

Posted on Oct 5, 2020 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

By Ray Garbee The Siege of Orgun, Afghanistan 1983. Publisher: Revolution Games. Designer: Patrick Ruestchmann. Price $33.00 Passed inspection: Quick playing game. Accessible rules. Requires players to synthesize a strategy using a blend of kinetic combat, operational event cards, unconventional warfare and tactical misdirection. Failed basic: Failed assaults seem...

“… we are going to hold the line. We are going to win.” General Walton “Bulldog” Walker – High Flying Dice Games’ “Victory in Hell The First Battle of Naktong River August 5-19, 1950” Game Review

Posted on Sep 25, 2020 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

“Victory in Hell – The First Battle of Naktong River August 5-19, 1950” Board Game Review.  Publisher: High Flying Dice Games  Designer:  Paul Rohrbaugh  Graphic Design: Tim Allen  Price $12.95 (unmounted counters)  $18.95 (mounted cardstock counters)  Exclusive Victory in Hell card deck $9.00 Passed Inspection:    fun game; easy to...

“Peace was without confidence and war was without mercy.” Edward Gibbon. Commands and Colors – Medieval. Board Game Review

Posted on Aug 24, 2020 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

Commands and Colors – Medieval     Board Game Review.  Publisher: GMT Games   Game Designer: Richard Borg   Price $75.00 Passed Inspection: well researched, easy to learn rules, great replay value, strong solo experience, beautiful components, new rules for inspired actions and excellent value for the money Failed Basic:  must put...

“You got YOUR Star Destroyer in my Enterprise! No you got YOUR Enterprise in my Star Destroyer!” – Squadron Strike Board Game Review

Posted on Jul 27, 2020 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

Squadron Strike    Board Game Review Part 1.  Publisher: Ad Astra Games   Game Designer: Ken Burnside   Price:  $74.95 Passed Inspection: Easy to learn; fits any science fiction TV show, movie or book; has its own campaign; true 3 D space combat; well written rules; on-line support;  innovative game design...