Viticulture

Posted on Monday, 8 December 2014 by

Video released: 06 Dec 2014
Game released: 2014
Publisher: Stonemaier Games
Play length: 45-90 minutes
2-5 Players
MSRP: $60

Published on Dec 6, 2014We sit down to play our classiest game yet. A game of winemaking, zombies, and dildos.

—— You must be at least this lowbrow to ride ——

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Board Games ≠ Video Games: The Folly of Myth

Posted on Monday, 10 November 2014 by

A Review of Myth by Mercs, LLC

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I really wanted to like Myth.

I loved the idea of the game. A “DM-free” dungeon crawler that uses procedural rules to determine how enemy mobs spawn and behave without needing a dedicated player to control the baddies. It seemed great on paper. A fully co-op game where everyone can be a hero and work together to “beat the game”. The art was cool, the classes unique, the models were detailed and creative. The Kickstarter made almost a million dollars despite its modest $40,000 goal. Everything seemed to be in place for a big hit. So why didn’t it work?

The problem is, they designed it like a video game. (more…)

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Lost Valley

Posted on Monday, 27 October 2014 by

Video released: 27 Oct 2014
Game released: 2014
Publisher: Pandasaurus Games
Play length: 45-60 minutes
2-6 Players
MSRP: $39.99

Inside the (Scary) Box’s first Halloween Scarestravaganza! Zombies, ghosts, and (more…)

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Dead of Winter

Posted on Sunday, 7 September 2014 by

Video released: 7 Sept 2014
Game released: 2014
Publisher: Plaid Hat Games
Play length: 60-120 minutes
2-5 Players
MSRP: $59.95

We succumb to our new board game, the deadly (more…)

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Heroes Wanted

Posted on Saturday, 23 August 2014 by

Video released: 23 Aug 2014
Game released: 2014
Publisher: Action Phase Games
Play length: 60-90 mins
2-5 Players
MSRP: $64.99

*** Special thanks to Travis Chance for (more…)

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Infamy

Posted on Monday, 30 June 2014 by

Video released: 30 June 2014
Game released: 2013
Publisher: Mercury Games
Play length: 60-90 minutes
3-4 Players
MSRP: $39.99

We sharpen our bayonets and muster our thoughts about (more…)

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Ghost Stories

Posted on Sunday, 15 June 2014 by

Video released: 15 June 2014
Game released: 2008
Publisher: Repos Production
Play length: 60 minutes
1-4 Players
MSRP: $49.99

We review Ghost Stories while nothing weird or supernatural happens at all. Seriously. Everything perfectly normal. Just ignore the (more…)

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