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Mage Knight

posted by admin On January - 24 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

Details: Players: 1-4 Age: 14+ Length: 150 minutes Actual Length: 50-75 minutes per person I really don’t even know where to begin with this review of Mage Knight. I’ve now played it enough times that I finally understand what the frak is going on, and yet I’m having a current condition of tongue-tie. If I start [...]

Caylus iOS

posted by admin On January - 17 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

The moment we have all been waiting for… (well… all of us here at BOP anyway) Caylus for iPhone/iPad is here! Last night at 11pm eastern time, it was released. We have downloaded it, played it, played it some more, and now feel less than 24 hours later, we are ready to review it. Caylus [...]

Ora et Labora

posted by admin On January - 10 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

Who woulda thought? In 2007 (way before I was gaming) amongst the many new games released at Spiel, one stuck out especially. A game where you try to build a well-balanced farm consisting of crops, pastures and growing your family. No, I am not talking about Farmville! (I get that question over and over from newbies….ugh), I’m talking [...]

Onirim

posted by admin On December - 29 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

By Shaun Graham Trapped in your own dreams you wander and search the imaginary labyrinth for a way to escape. Eight doors lead the way back to the real world. The more you push forward into the maze the less time you have to escape the dreadful grip of your nightmares. Are you able to [...]

Panic Station

posted by admin On December - 23 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

You and your telepathically linked android counterpart have been sent on a mission with a squad of human & android soldiers to locate and destroy a parasite hive. A group of previously sent soldiers never returned.  Before being annihilated, however, the previous team did gather crucial information about a species of parasites being sensitive to heat. Parasites? what? Oh yea, so there are parasites [...]

Conquest of Planet Earth

posted by admin On December - 18 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Conquest of Planet Earth by Shaun Graham When the Orzax drop an atomic bomb on the hydro-electric damm and the Fishmen of Atlorak wreak havoc in a college town, defeating the U.S jet figher planes by summoning the giant land-squid, you are playing Conquest of Planet Earth. With Conquest of Planet Earth, Flying Frog Productions [...]

Vanuatu

posted by admin On November - 29 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

“Vanuatu,” a game that takes you to the Republic of Vanuatu where you can settle down on an island, bring tourists to your islands, deliver commodities, scuba dive for plunder, go fishing, and draw turtles in the sand… sounds like a good relaxing life…er… game experience. Yea… not so much.

Race For the Galaxy

posted by admin On November - 25 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Race For the Galaxy By BOP Guest Reviewer, Scott Linde. Race for the Galaxy (RftG) is certainly not a new game, but it is a game that is new to me.  RftG was published in the U.S. by Rio Grande Games back in 2007.  After four years, it is still considered a top-tier card game.  [...]

Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion

posted by admin On November - 21 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

‘Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion’ – By Witching Hour Studios by BOP Guest Reviewer, Chad Adams If you are a fan of Tactical war gaming, I suggest you try out Witching Hour’s premier game ‘Ravenmark”. While not exactly an iOS board game, Ravenmark sure plays like one. In ‘Ravenmark’ you command an army of four different [...]

Kingdom Builder

posted by admin On November - 14 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Details: Players: 2-4 Age: 8+ (but much more fun with adults, sorry kiddos, just is) Length: 45 minutes I do not own Kingdom builder, but had the opportunity to play it quite a few times recently. I enjoyed it so much in fact, that I wanted to add it to the BOP family before it’s even added to my [...]