Tag Archives: boardgames

The Lord of the Rings: Nazgul is coming in this May !

   The new board game from Wizkids, the intriguing The Lords of The Rings: Nazgul is due to release at May 16. There is few thing we already know about the title, but there are already some info available now, before the official previews start in April.   I have to say that the game is promising with… Read More »

Review – Lords of Waterdeep boardgame

    Lords of Waterdeep is a new Forgotten Realms themed board game for 2-5 players from Wizards of the Coast, which is due to release later this month. In the game the players are one of the secret leaders of the city, controlling everything from the shadows and struggling for dominance.    As with most Eurogames the… Read More »

Mage Knight Boardgame released !

WizKids yesterday released the new Mage Knight Boardgame, a strategy-game about conquest, fame and magic. As  Mage Knights, the players marching toward the capital of Atlantasia figthing enemies and each other along the way.   At December 7th WizKids released Mage Knight Boardgame as well as the Lord of the Rings HeroClix we mentioned before to appease a… Read More »

Minigames in roleplaying games

Recently I have started playing Sid Meier’s Pirates! again. Pirates! is a single-player, open world game set into the Caribbean during the late 16th and early to late 17th century. You play a ship captain working as a privateer for either the English, French, Dutch or Spanish. During the game you can freely choose your allegiances, choose to attack enemy ships or towns, hunt pirates, seek…

Pandemic

Tweet When you don’t have enough people show up for your weekly role playing game what is a game master to do? Pull out a board game, thats what! Just last week this happened to me. With not enough people to play our normal RPG so I ended up pulled out a board game I had not yet played. The game …

Ask the Readers: Do you know of any gaming supplements where Puerto Rico is mentioned?

Tweet This is a purely personal question, but I figure with the worldly and well read audience of this blog (flattery goes a long way, I know), you out there may know of other instances where my native island of Puerto Rico is mentioned in game materials and/or supplements. This comes from a conversation I was having with a …

Post Christmas Gaming Loot!

Tweet I’m currently on holiday (I love using that term, I feel so refined!) in central Florida, and despite having tickets to various parks the weather has been too cold (I blame my tropical constitution). So instead we’ve been visiting family and practicing that most sacred holiday tradition, shopping! And while I have done some normal shopping, what sort of gamer would I be if I did…

Going to Essen tomorrow!

Tweet Tomorrow is a big day in my gaming-calendar: The Spiel 2010 in Essen starts! I assume, that “Spiel” or “Essen” don’t ring any bells with quite a few of my readers here at Stargazer’s World, especially the non-european ones. So let me explain: The “ Spiel ” (German for “game” or “play”) is an annual gaming fair held…

Descent: Journeys in the Dark

Tweet Descent is part of the FFG Big Box-Line of games. Welcome back to another board game-review at Stargazer’s World. This time I am going to take a closer look at one mammoth of a game: Descent – Journeys in the Dark by Kevin Wilson and published by Fantasy Flight Games . I will try to give you a feel for…

Descent: Journeys in the Dark

Tweet Descent is part of the FFG Big Box-Line of games. Welcome back to another board game-review at Stargazer’s World. This time I am going to take a closer look at one mammoth of a game: Descent – Journeys in the Dark by Kevin Wilson and published by Fantasy Flight Games . I will try to give you a feel…

Carcassonne

As last Saturday’s D&D game was approaching, I came to the realization that I was not going to have an adventure ready. This has happened to me once or twice before and generally the game is just called off. This gives me an extra week to plan out an adventure. This weekend I didn’t want to do that. I hated the idea of my group going all week …

Roll Through the Ages

First of all, a big apology to everybody who is waiting for me to write something about Descent or Arkham Horror, as originaly promised. I had very little time to spare recently and many things that kept my mind occupied. So today I will give you another review of a rather light filler type of game: Roll Through the Ages – The Bronze Age by Matt Leacock …