Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Amazing Staying Power of the TCG: Part 2

We’re back again for part two of our article on the reasons why we all love TCGs so much (you can find part one here) that we just won’t let them die! The big three have been around for 20 years and more, and smaller, newer TCGs are popping up all the time – some manage to stick around, some … Continue reading

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The Amazing Staying Power of the TCG: Part 1

Trading Card Games, or TCGs, have been around for donkeys’ years now, and are recently experiencing a massive comeback, thanks in no small part to digital alternatives such as Magic Online and Pokémon Go bringing them back to the forefront of the societal hive mind. After the slump of the mid 2000s, many thought that, other than the big three … Continue reading

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GameSpot – Bézier Games

With Christmas looming on the horizon, we’re getting back to our GameSpot articles, looking at the offerings of a particular games company. This time we’re looking at Bézier Games!   Bézier Games is an American manufacturer and publisher of board games and card games, started in 2006 by Ted Alspach with the game Start Player. Since then Bézier Games has … Continue reading

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X Wing: Jumping The Shark

After a bit of a break, X Wing TO and tournament regular Harrison Sharp returns to the blog, with some musings on the fate of the Swarm list in the current meta. Read on, and feel free to add your thoughts on the subject in the comments section below! ************************************** Welcome back, pilots! A wise man once said “always in … Continue reading

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Infinity: Stars of the Human Sphere File #004 – Achilles v2 (Hoplite Armour Variant)

  It’s time for more of the Stars of the Infinity miniatures game! Today Chris H tackles the Aleph faction’s reanimated legendary Greek hero, Achilles: File #004 – Achilles v2 (Hoplite Armour Variant) Along with elite units and cutting-edge technology, the Aleph faction is also able to draw on powerful figures from human history. The faction’s Artificial Intelligence has recreated … Continue reading

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Infinity: Stars of the Human Sphere File #003 – The Meteor Zond

Chris H is back, looking at the stand-out star characters of the Infinity miniatures game! This time we’re looking at the Meteor Zond – technically it’s a machine, not a character, but it’s so good you won’t mind! Let’s take a look: File #003 – The Meteor Zond Infinity is full of aggressive front-line troops geared up to charge straight … Continue reading

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Infinity: Stars of the Human Sphere File #002 – Clausewitz Uhlans and Tikbalangs

  Chris H returns with another look at more superstars of the Infinity universe! This time he’s looking at two miniatures from the Pan Oceania faction: ******************************* File #002 – Clausewitz Uhlans and Tikbalangs Units in Infinity come in all shapes and sizes, from diminutive robot servants to walking tanks! The most imposing are the TAGs (Tactical Armoured Gear), walking … Continue reading

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App-lying Technology: Digital Aides in Board Games

This summer, a board game came out that had everybody talking about its ingenious use of a tablet app as an essential part of the gameplay. You probably heard of it, and quite possibly have played it a few times – we are of course talking about the second edition of Mansions of Madness from Fantasy Flight Games. Now, this … Continue reading

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