• UNO’s 40th Anniversary

    Every year we get a few anniversaries for some iconic brands. Last year we had Monopoly’s 75th (with Hasbro), and we recently had Scrabble’s 60th and a few others. This year UNO turns 40. UNO will...

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  • UNO’s 40th Anniversary

    Every year we get a few anniversaries for some iconic brands. Last year we had Monopoly’s 75th (with Hasbro), and we recently had Scrabble’s 60th and a few others. This year UNO turns 40. UNO will...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Palladium Rules Round Table 3: Skill List Overload

    Preparing for skill selection feels like this Goal #1 for today's blog installment? Keep it to fewer than 100,000 words. It seems somehow wrong to ramble overly long about trimming the fat out of what many...

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  • Stomple from Spin Master

    Stomple from Spin Master is a combinatorial abstract game (not really, since it’s for more than two players) for 2-6 players. Each player gets a tower, and the board gets a random distribution of marbles. On...

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  • Grok, the Game

    Grok from Communicate for Life is a spiritual touchy-feely (non-violent communication) game about feelings, perhaps appropriately named after the Robert Heinlein word that means to merge with another’s reality. The product comes with 54 feeling cards,...

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  • Wow, D&D is now truly a CCG

    *Gag* I predicted this would happen when WotC announced that the Gamma World boosters would involve a collectible element. This one is the ultimate in stupidity though: I especially love the fact that these are clearly...

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  • Monsters in Ticket to Ride

    If you pickup the Alvin & Dexter expansion for Ticket to Ride then you’ll be able to enjoy monster mayhem on your maps! By turning in locomotive cards, players can move monsters onto cities for points...

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  • Interrogating prisoners in a D&D Game

    Joan of Arc is interrogated by The Cardinal of Winchester in her prison, by Paul Delaroche Essentially, there are two situations where interrogation might take place during a Dungeons & Dragons adventure: when the heroes are...

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  • Palladium Rules Round Table 1: The Importance Of Mechanics

    Gather round, friends and neighbors, as I begin this first discussion by standing on this conveniently placed soapbox. I promise the speech portion of this discussion will be short, then we'll get into the back-and-forth of...

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  • What about the GameMastery Plot Twist Cards? A review… (And slight ramble!)

    Tweet With such a convoluted title to this post, I better make some sense out of this! What is this post? First and foremost a review of the GameMastery Plot Twist Cards … What are this...

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