Well, this is just ridiculous.
Well, this is just ridiculous.
If there’s one thing you do more than anything else while playing Star Wars: Armada, it’s shout INTENSIFY FORWARD FIREPOWER.
There’s something about the sound of dice rolling, the feeling of moving pieces around a board, and the feel of cards in your hand that make board games so magical. If you can’t get enough of that experience, or can’t get a group together to play, these games are great to play on your own, whenever you want.
The idea of being a Dungeon Master in a tabletop RPG is, understandably, pretty daunting. A table full of people looking at you constantly, listening to your every word, stumbling clumsily through your well-crafted world with all the grace of an out-of-control semi-trailer? A nightmare by anybody’s standards. But…
Most Star Wars games put you in command of a few brave heroes of the galactic struggle. Star Wars: Rebellion, a new board game from Fantasy Flight, puts you in command of the whole damn war.
There’s a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles board game up on Kickstarter. It’s already been funded, so don’t sweat, it’s getting made. Which is cool, because it sounds like the perfect TMNT game.
Don’t look now, but your favourite video games are being infiltrated by the humble playing card.
Imperial Assault is a board game that was released in late 2014. I only got around to playing it over the weekend, and I already count those months between as wasted.
Like video games and comics, there’s a weirdness to what makes a board game rare and valuable. Sometimes it’s quality! Sometimes it’s scarcity. Sometimes it’s simply, well, weirdness.
Tabletop game maker Games Workshop has announced that the world of its long-running Warhammer Fantasy Battles game is coming to an end, to be replaced by a new setting. With its departure, we have to say goodbye to some over-the-top heroes and villains that made Warhammer so great—and here’s nine of the best.
In 2006, the World Series of Poker set a card game record by having 8773 players taking part, all in the one place. That record is under threat next month when Magic’s Grand Prix Las Vegas goes down.
Outside of work hours (or work assignments), I'm finding myself playing as many board games as I am video games these days. I'd long assumed the reasons for this was the obvious: that sitting around a table, beer in hand, was an infinitely more social experience than sitting on my couch shouting at strangers (if I was…
Monolith wanted $80,000 for a Conan The Barbarian board game. They're on track to get over $1 million.
Game of Thrones is not like other board games. While there are plenty of strategy games out there, and plenty of games where people have to be dicks to each other, none walk the line between them as well as Fantasy Flight's classic. Which can make it tough to get your head around. So I'm here to help.
Freespace, the last of the great PC space shooters, is coming back. But as a tabletop miniatures wargame. Made by Chris Taylor, lead designer on the original Fallout.
Thibaud de la Touanne spent twenty years working in the video game business, most recently with Ubisoft Montreal. He's left that behind now, though, and is bringing that experience to board games.