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Dead of Winter – Board Game Review

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Overview: October is the time to break out your games with ghosts, monsters, and zombies. In Dead of Winter, each player controls a faction of survivors living together in the colony trying to survive the winter in the midst of … Continue reading

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Settlers of America: Trails to Rails – Board Game Review

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Overview: Imagine if the Oregon Trail was a board game, but your settlers didn’t get dysentery all the time. In many ways, that’s Settlers of America. This game uses familiar Settlers of Catan rules to simulate America’s westward expansion. The … Continue reading

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Settlers of Catan – Board Game Review

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Overview: Settlers of Catan is a pretty straightforward game. You play as a group of settlers setting up on the fictional island of Catan. To do that, you’re going to have to compete with other players to collect all the … Continue reading

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Memoir ’44 – Board Game Review

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Overview: Memoir ’44 is a WWII war game inspired by the fighting on the Western Front in 1944. It includes a two-sided board (field and beachhead) and a stack of different terrain hexes that let you construct a series of … Continue reading

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Heroclix: Plan and Execute – Telekinesis

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This month we’re taking a look at an important strategic power: Telekinesis. Telekinesis is a wordy power, but it’s a valuable tool once you get the hang of it. Telekinesis: Give this character a power action and designate a target … Continue reading

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Heroclix: Shifting Focus

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Some characters do one thing and they do it really well. The Flash moves really fast. Hawkeye shoots arrows at people. Power sets like this are pretty easy to make in Heroclix. But what about characters that are more complex? … Continue reading

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Heroclix: Team Player – Spider-Man

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I’ve always liked Spider-Man. I grew up watching the 90’s cartoon and reading The Amazing Spider-Man. But Spider-Man has often been lacking in Heroclix. There are plenty to choose from, but they all leave something lacking to me. Finally we … Continue reading

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Heroclix: Plan and Execute – Taxis

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The past few sets have given us a multitude of low-cost figures. It’s easy now to have more figures on your team than you have actions in your pool. I’m averaging five or six figures on a 300-point team now, … Continue reading

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Heroclix: Throwback – Suicide Squad

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Wizkids confirmed that we’ll get more Suicide Squad in this fall’s Joker’s Wild. But can you wait that long? Because I certainly can’t. Here’s a look at some of the stand-out characters to build your own Task Force X. FL034 … Continue reading

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Heroclix: Team Player – Beast

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Hank McCoy, the Beast, is one of my favorite X-Men. I grew up watching the animated series and Beast featured prominently. I have always liked his mix between a sharp mind and an acrobatic fighter. So when this year’s Uncanny … Continue reading

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