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Posts published by “Nerd Union Nate”

Finally Played Twilight Imperium

Well, it’s official, after nearly a decade of knowing about it, hearing about it, and dreading it, I finally cracked and gave Twilight Imperium a try. Haven’t played it yet? Let me encourage you. Haven’t read about it? Let me be the first to warn you. Haven’t heard of it?…

How Does “Above and Below” Stack Up?

Ryan Laukat with Red Raven Games is becoming quite the name is board game design. Islebound and Near and Far are respectable games in the community, but the newer installment, Above and Below, has made a much larger splash than the previous games, for good reasons. Read on to see how this…

Android: Netrunner – Hack or Get Hacked

Android: Netrunner is a cyberpunk’d game set in a dystopian future where you must hack and take down an evil corporation… or… Android: Netrunner is cyberpunk’d game set in a dystopian future where you, the CEO of a successful business must build up your securities to prevent malicious attacks from troubled hackers trying to…

The New (Alien) Frontiers: Boldly Roll Where You’ve Never Rolled Before

Need a worker placement, dice roller, deck building, territory control game for 2-6 players? Done. Alien Frontiers packages all this into one “BIG BOX” in the reprinted mid-2016 release of this amazing board game. Easily one of the more attractive worker placement games I own, Alien Frontiers’ most recent release is…