Category Archives: Board Games

Board Game Report: Descent – Road to Legend

My main love is Dungeons & Dragons. It’s the game I return to again and again. However, I also play a lot of board games. Some of them are a tiny bit like D&D. Descent: Journeys in the Dark is … Continue reading

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D&D Accessory Review: Tarokka Deck

The latest D&D accessory from Gale Force 9 is the Tarokka deck: a deck of 54 black-and-white cards designed to use with the Curse of Strahd adventure. The cards are a standard Magic size and so are easily protected with … Continue reading

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Board Game Review: Avarium Academy

Avarium Academy is a board game for 2-4 players by Jared Cheah, although the board is mostly cosmetic. This is primarily a card game. In the game, you attempt to recruit students at a Magical High School to help you become … Continue reading

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A little weekend board-gaming

I got in two-and-a-half board games this weekend. The half was the Mage Knight board game, which I was teaching Floyd. It’s an amazing, brilliant game that is the closest thing to the venerable Magic Realm I’ve seen that is … Continue reading

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Urban Sprawl – Our final game at Guf Sturt St

I have occasionally had to call games early because it was closing time; however, never had I had to call a game because the shop was not going to be there on the morrow! Scott, Mikey, Brad and I played … Continue reading

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Conquest of Paradise session report

I own a lot of board games. Many of them are published by GMT Games (about one-sixth of my collection). Most of the unplayed games I own are also from GMT Games. This isn’t really that surprising when you consider … Continue reading

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Boardgaming – Castles of Burgundy and Thunder Alley

The Castles of Burgundy I’ve been playing a number of two-player games of The Castles of Burgundy recently, but Mikey had been intrigued by the good reputation of the game on BoardGameGeek (and the potential of picking it up quite … Continue reading

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A first look at the Temple of Elemental Evil board game

I own a lot of board games – at last count, over 500 of them – but I’m always looking for good new games. Dungeons & Dragons-themed board game are something I always want to try, and yesterday I had … Continue reading

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Khans of Tarkir Sealed Pool

I play a fair bit of Magic: the Gathering in addition to my board-gaming and role-playing. This evening, I competed (I used the term very loosely) in a Khans of Tarkir Sealed Daily event. My card pool was… underwhelming. Have … Continue reading

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Upcoming Saturday gaming sessions

My Saturday gaming is likely to remain fairly similar to how it has been the last few years, except I’m probably going to drop the late-evening AD&D/Cthulhu/Whatever role-playing for some board-gaming – at least in the early part of the … Continue reading

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