Category Archives: Tabletop Games

‘Scythe’ Review: The Dice Section Podcast

‘Scythe’ Review: The Dice Section Podcast

If you like tabletop games and you’re looking for an in-depth review of the latest and greatest offerings, you’ll love the Dice Section podcast. We spend a whole month playing a single game over and over again, and then record our thoughts on how it held up. It’s not a shallow overview… it’s a deep and gory Dice Section. In this month’s episode, we discuss the 2016 area control, worker placement, engine building game ‘Scythe.’ Read More

Go Medieval on Some Zombies with ‘Zombicide: Black Plague’

Go Medieval on Some Zombies with ‘Zombicide: Black Plague’

Enter a medieval world of humans, dwarfs, and elves as they battle to stay alive against an endless horde of zombies in Zombicide: Black Plague. In this cooperative, scenario-based miniature game for 1–6 players, level up your survivor, search for better loot, obtain quest objectives, and kill lots and lots of zombies in order to survive this zombie apocalypse. Read More

In Time, You Will Know What It Is to Lose: ‘Thanos Rising’ Review

In Time, You Will Know What It Is to Lose: ‘Thanos Rising’ Review

You will watch your comrades fall away like dominoes, you will sit helpless as Thanos collects one infinity stone after another, and you will futilely throw everything you have against his seemingly endless cadre of underlings and generals. If that makes ‘Thanos Rising’ sound like an exercise in futility, that’s because this 2-4 player co-op game often is. However, if it makes it sound like it’s not fun, well, that’s where you are mistaken. Read More

Tabletop Review: ‘Escape the Dark Castle’ Returns to Kickstarter

Tabletop Review: ‘Escape the Dark Castle’ Returns to Kickstarter

‘Escape the Dark Castle’ is a card and dice game inspired by old-school ‘Dungeons & Dragons’-style role-playing games and ’80s sword and sorcery books and movies. The players are all prisoners trying to escape by getting past guards, monsters, traps, and other horrors. Prisoners must cooperate to defeat monsters and survive traps, for you will all escape, or all fail together. ‘Escape the Dark Castle’ returns to Kickstarter with 3 expansions and other great add-ins! Read More