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Apr 13

How to Win New Games By Playing Like My Wife

What is the only thing better than trying out an exciting new tabletop game?  Winning the first time you try out an exciting new tabletop game!  “Easier said than done,” you might say.  After all, depending on the complexity of a game it can be quite challenging to form any sort of coherent strategy with …

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Jun 30

Whelps to Wyrms: Description and Review

Whelps to Wyrms, designed by Rick Perez, is the latest offering from Lamp Light Games and is a game for 2-5 players. The players take on the role of dragons striving to acquire the greatest hoard of gold in the realm.  Everyone begins the game controlling a relatively weak dragon whelp, but as they gain experience from doing what …

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Feb 04

Strife: Shadows and Steam-Designer vs Publisher Showdown

      I recently dropped by V3G HQ to battle Jake Leeman,, the publisher of my Strife series of games, in a head to head, take no prisoners, epic grudge match in Strife: Shadows and Steam!  Despite some early technical difficulties, the video below shows nearly the entire game. For those of your who …

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Jan 27

Nightmare Forest: Dead Run: Description and Review

Nightmare Forest:  Dead Run, by Dave Killingsworth of SolarFlare Games, is a game in which players are campers racing to escape a forest that has suddenly become overrun by undead animals hungry for their brains. Fight crazy zombie animals, cut through the underbrush, sabotage your former friends, gather weapons, and when all else fails…rely on the …

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Nov 06

Going To A Game Design Meetup

After a rather long hiatus, the Indianapolis Tabletop Game Design Playtest Group will be meeting this Saturday.  These meetups are always fun, and helpful as we have several talented aspiring and published designers.  It is great to try out new games, see what everyone is working on, and get high level feedback on any of …

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Aug 27

GemPacked Cards: Description and Review

  GemPacked Cards, by Eduardo Baraf, is a game in which players compete to earn the most points by collecting multi-colored gems, achieving goals, and buying special cards.  Players who make the best use of the resources they have available, taken advantage of opportunities presented by the display, and get a little lucky have the best …

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