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“My center is giving way, my right is retreating, situation excellent, I am attacking.” The First Battle of the Marne 1914 AD Game Review

Posted on Dec 4, 2018 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

The First Battle of the Marne 1914 AD Game Review.  Publisher: Turning Point Simulations Designer: Jon Compton Price  $32.95 (ziplock) or $37.95 (boxed)   Passed Inspection: mounted board, good solo play, multiple scenarios, small footprint, can be played in one afternoon, educational, living rules updated on company’s website  ...

Defending the Father Land. Night Fighter Ace Board Game Review

Posted on Nov 22, 2018 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

Night Fighter Ace   Board Game Review.  Publisher Compass Games  Designer: Gregory M. Smith and Joe Gandara   Price $99.00   Passed Inspection:   Stunning artwork, high quality components, extremely immersive role playing aspects, compelling narrative develops for each mission, excellent rule book   Failed Basic: index is not complete, the Event...

Sword and Sorcery New Expansion News from Ares Games Now on Kickstarter!

Posted on Nov 20, 2018 in Boardgames

Sword & Sorcery Ancient Chronicles: final hours on Kickstarter November 20th, 2018 – The crowdfunding campaign to fund Ancient Chronicles, the new stand-alone core set and campaign  for the acclaimed co-op fantasy dungeon Sword & Sorcery, entered in its final 48 hours on Kickstarter with over $520,000 pledged (about 350% funded), more than...

Battling Shot for Shot to turn the tide of the war at Pavlov’s House. Dan Verssen Games ‘Pavlov’s House’ Board Game Review.

Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

Pavlov’s House: The Battle of Stalingrad. Publisher: Dan Verssen Games Designer: David Thompson Price $ 59.99   Passed inspection: Clean presentation of the rules and components. Nice graphic depiction of how one building is the critical focus of the entire battle. Concise examples of play included for each section...

“Disperse the vehicles and ready for action!” Long Range Recon Actions in Russia – Greyhound vs Bear: The Raid on Astrakhan Game Review

Posted on Sep 25, 2018 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

Greyhound vs Bear: The Raid on Astrakhan Game Review. Publisher: High Flying Dice Games Designer: Paul Rohrbaugh Price: $7.95 Rick Martin Passed Inspection: Easy to learn – only 3 pages of rules! Great looking components. Tense game play. Perfect for solo play as the Germans. Excellent value for the...