Tag Archives: Game Salute

Reaping the Rewards: Manipulate the Elements in ‘Riftwalker’

Reaping the Rewards: Manipulate the Elements in ‘Riftwalker’

In “Reaping the Rewards,” I take a look at the finished product from a crowdfunding campaign. Today I’m looking at ‘Riftwalker’, a big game in a small box. Read More

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Scientifically Inaccurate Fun: Velociraptor! Cannibalism!

Scientifically Inaccurate Fun: Velociraptor! Cannibalism!

Very few people know that velociraptors were capable of mutating in order to change their offensive and defensive abilities as well as their speed. It’s also not widely known that their diet consisted primarily of things like bunnies, baby seals, and cupcakes. The reason you didn’t know these things is, of course, that they aren’t actually true … unless you’re playing Velociraptor! Cannibalism!, a game which trades scientific accuracy for pseudo-scientific hilarity. Read More

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Shadowrift: Archfiends

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Shadowrift: Archfiends

Shadowrift is one of my favorite games—it’s a fully cooperative deck-building game about protecting Haven Town from the hordes of monsters pouring out of the shadowrifts. It can be brutally difficult, but is always a lot of fun to play. Well, it’s about to get even harder—Shadowrift: Archfiends is the first expansion to the game, and it adds big boss battles. Archfiends is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, with just a few days left in the campaign. Read More

Rocket Dice — Kickstarter Kountdown

Rocket Dice — Kickstarter Kountdown

It’s one of those why didn’t I think of that projects — dice in the shape of rockets that can be used for RPGs and boardgames. It’s called Rocket Dice, and it’s a Kickstarter project with less than 5 days left in its fundraising. Game Salute has already made its minimum funding ($5000) and now it’s working on a series of stretch goals that each release a new color of RPG dice. Read More