Tabletop Simulator Review: Facilitating fun

Tabletop Simulator Price: $14.99 System(s): Windows, Mac, Linux Release Date: June 5, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Berserk Games (Berserk Games) ESRB Rating: N/A Tabletop Simulator is a hard game to review. It’s a sandbox, but not in the traditional sense. Rather, someone should approach it as a platform, a facilitator of other sorts of games. As more »

BlazBlue: Battle Cards makes fighting a matter of cards

I’ve got some fabulous news for all the BlazBlue fans out there in the world. The franchise is now on iPads thanks to the new game, BlazBlue: Battle Cards! It released on May 14th, 2015, and is currently only available for the iPad 2 or better. Maybe somewhere down the line we’ll see the game move more »

Celebrate International Tabletop Day April 11, 2015

Board games are in the midst of a huge resurgence, with mainstream media including NPR and the New York Times taking notice. Tabletop cafes are opening all over the country, allowing people to share their favorite games and learn some new ones. The Toy Industry Association estimates non-digital games and puzzles made $1.9 billion in more »


Guild of Dungeoneering preview: Finally, a board game I can play by myself

There is no need to beat around the bush on this one. If you’re familiar with dungeon building table top games, then you’re familiar with Guild of Dungeoneering. I’m not saying this as a bad thing, as I’ve had a lot of fun with that type of game in the past. In point of fact, more »

Social Justice Warrior Review: Meh

Social Justice Warrior Price: $7.99 System(s): PC Release Date: May 12, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Nonadecimal Creative (Nonadecimal Creative) ESRB Rating: Not Rated When Social Justice Warrior came up for review, I jumped on the chance. I wanted it, because I have an incredibly strong love of arguing for progressive politics and an even stronger love more »

Cards Against Originality lets you be awful with smartphones

If you’re anything like me, you’re a terrible person who enjoys doing terrible things. That makes it likely that you’ve played the super popular card game Cards Against Humanity. If you’ve never played it, I hate you and hope you never bear children. In any case, now there’s a way to play that awesome game more »

Hand of Fate Review: Hit me

Price: $24.99 System(s): PS4 (XOne, PC) Release Date: February 17, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Defiant Development (Defiant Development) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Violence and Blood A plaque reading “We’re all about making new, exciting games” may as well be prepackaged with every proprietary game engine or monitor-packed office space; any studio with an ounce of clout more »

Solforge’s Reign of Varna expansion is live

One of my favorite digital card games, Solforge, has just dropped its latest expansion. Reign of Varna includes 48 shiny new cards, new game mechanics and a single player campaign mode. The new cards can come from booster packs, legendary chests and prize packs as well as good ol’ Reign of Varna booster packs. Solforge is more »

Show and Tell: A look at Culdcept (PS2)

Graham Russell brings Jenni Lada into a world of swords and sorcery for the card-combat board game Culdcept! Watch to see whether Graham’s army of ugly creatures can triumph over the adorable AI-controlled deck Jenni likes so much. Culdcept is a long-running Japanese series of games, most of which play identically. You move around a more »

WWE Supercard adds fusion chambers, legendary divas

More than six million of The Rock’s fans smell what WWE Supercard is cooking. The wrestling-themed card battler is surprisingly easy to pick up, but difficult to put down. The game’s latest update adds a new method for creating cards, and according to 2K Games it can generate 48 cards more powerful than any released more »

Bring Out Your Balance Change: Hearthstone’s Undertaker gets nerfed

Undertaker had become a shining star in the Goblins vs. Gnomes environment. Gaining one attack and one health every time a deathrattle minion comes into play, the Taker was getting really big really fast in decks dedicated to him. The Goblins vs. Gnomes card Lil’ Exorcist was supposed to be a bullet for those decks, more »

Hearthstone Releases Features Early, Free Arena Pass

Hearthstone players will find a special treat available today, Friday, December 5, 2014. Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft-inspired online card battle game has updated in preparation for Monday, December 8th’s release of the Goblins vs Gnomes expansion. In addition to anticipated bug fixes and balancing, they’ve granted a few extra treats. Foremost, all of the new cards more »