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Shogi

Shogi

In this new Side Quest episode, Joe and Mike delve into the history of Shogi or Japanese Chess. The evolution of what we might call grid-based board games has had many twists and turns along the way, from the Gupta Empire of classical India to chess, checkers, reversi...

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Legacy Games Panel

Legacy Games Panel

What are Legacy Games and why are we destroying them?  Listen to the live recording of Which Game First's panel on legacy games at Dragon Con. This hot new genre of board games is wildly popular despite the fact that they can only be played once. The panelists...

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WAR ROOM

WAR ROOM

Designed by Larry Harris, Jr.Published by Nightingale Games (2019) Ladies and Gentlemen, we live in uncertain times. The game of Axis and Allies, beloved for so long, is no longer the sole occupant of that space in our hearts, reserved for those very special board...

Saddle Up for Sierra West

Saddle Up for Sierra West

In Sierra West, you do more than just explore the map. In this game for 1-4 players (there’s a solo version), you lead an expedition westward --- maybe a search for gold, or maybe lead a wagon train to set up some homesteads. The maps are not only different each time,...

Trogdor!! The Board Game

Trogdor!! The Board Game

Designed by: The Brothers Chaps & James ErnestPublished by: Harmless Junk Inc. in 2019Players: 1 - 6Time: 30 - 60 minutesAge: 14 & up In Trogdor!! The Board Game, players embrace the righteous goal of defending Trogdor’s inalienable right to burninate! So...

Top 5 Calamity Themed Games

Top 5 Calamity Themed Games

5. FIRE TOWER (2019) Designers: Samuel Bryant and Gwen RuellePublisher: Runaway Parade GamesPlayers: 2-4Time: 15-30 minutesAges: 14+ Most firefighting games have a strong cooperative aspect, but this one bucks the trend. Your most important priority is to defend your...

Top 5 Games Based on a Film

Top 5 Games Based on a Film

5 - WATERWORLD (1995) --- includes a Spoiler Alert Producer: Martin BradleyPlayers: 2-4Ages: 8+ Some people may laugh at the inclusion of this title. However, the movie once nicknamed Fishtar (after famed money-pit Ishtar) has aged well over the last 20+ years,...

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