Reaping the Rewards: ‘Between Two Cities’

Between Two Cities

“Reaping the Rewards” is a series about crowdfunded projects after they’ve come to fruition. Today I look at the finished version of ‘Between Two Cities,’ which was funded in March 2015 and shipped to most backers in October (a little bit early!). Continue reading

Kickstarter Tabletop Update: ‘Sword and Sorcery: Vastaryous’ Lair’ Expansion

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‘Sword and Sorcery’ by Ares Games has announced a truly epic addition to the game. “Vastaryous’ Lair” will provide gamers with unprecedented challenges … not to mention a gnarly five-headed dragon! Continue reading

Reaping the Rewards: ‘Queen’s Architect’

Queen's Architect

In Reaping the Rewards, I take a closer look at the finished product from a crowdfunding campaign. Today’s title is ‘Queen’s Architect,’ which funded in March 2015 and was shipped to backers in May. Continue reading

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Corrupt Politics in ‘100 A.D.’

100 AD

It is the year ‘100 A.D.’ Trajan is now the emperor of Rome, and everyone wants to be on his good side. You are a secret society member, manipulating the Senate with influence over various factions. Some of those deals are a bit shady, but as long as you’re not as corrupt as your competitors, you may still come out ahead. Continue reading

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Skip Trace,’ “I Want Them Alive. No Disintegration.”

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Raising funds on Kickstarter right now, ‘Skip Trace’ is a fast-paced game where 4–8 players assume the role of bounty hunters. In this hilarious game combining improv storytelling and roleplaying, players take turns explaining how they will use various items to achieve the objectives the boss has assigned them. Continue reading