Conquest of Nerath Addendum: Beware of Dragons

June 17th, 2011 by Ed Grabianowski

After a full, four-person playtest of Conquest of Nerath, we can confirm one thing about the initial review: it’s awesome and ridiculously fun. We did spot one potential balance issue that you might want to consider homeruling, however.

Conquest of Nerath: War Comes to D&D, and It Is Fun

June 14th, 2011 by Ed Grabianowski

With Conquest of Nerath, Wizards of the Coast conjures another successful board game, this one with an entirely different game engine than their prior dungeon adventure efforts. If you enjoyed conquering the world with plastic armies in endless games of Risk as a kid, imagine that game infused with fantasy flavor, strategic depth, exciting random […]

The Revenge of the Return of Miniature of the Week

March 21st, 2011 by Ed Grabianowski

This week’s entry in the professional division comes courtesy of On the Lamb Games’ Brushfire, a tactical war game featuring anthropomorphized animal warriors.

King Philip’s War Brings Controversy to War Gaming

April 15th, 2010 by Ed Grabianowski

A war game based on the often-overlooked conflict between Native Americans and European settlers in the 1670s is stirring up controversy. The game, King Philip’s War, might be depicting the atrocities of pre-Colonial warfare a bit too accurately for some groups.

Relive the Infamy; Remember Those Who Were There

December 9th, 2009 by Ed Grabianowski

Earlier this week (Dec. 7, specifically), we marked the anniversary of Japan’s attack on the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. More than 2,300 Americans were killed on the “date which will live in infamy.” Everyone has their own way of respecting and memorializing both those who lost their lives and those who fought […]