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Posts published in “Table Top Games”

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…

Where to Nerd: Charlotte

After a few weeks away we are back with another rousing account of the nerdiest road show on the planet!  This time I take on the great southern city of Charlotte, North Carolina.  With recently being named the 14th best city to live in for 2017 by US News World…

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…

Cosmic Encounter: Choose, Ally, Betray.

Sometimes, a board game is simple, quick, and to the point; other times, they are complex epics that you spend hours strategizing over with a rulebook open and a wiki at hand. It’s rare to find those games that you can play in an hour that still offer a semblance of…