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This week on BOP News: GenCon – only a week away! Unfortunately, I will not get to attend this year.. and what’s worse is I’ve heard it’s going to be the best year ever! SoI shall pass on some previous years knowledge and some some interesting tiddly bits you may/may not know about: – If [...]

Alien Frontiers

posted by admin On July - 29 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Description: “Alien Frontiers is a board game of resource management and planetary development for two to four players. During the game you will utilize orbital facilities and alien technology to build colony domes in strategic locations to control the newly discovered world.” Length: <90 mins Actual Length: <90 mins Age: 13+ Players: 2-4 Prelude: Have [...]

Revolution! – Correction… & New GeekList!

posted by admin On July - 28 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

If you have read the review on Revolution! Please read below: My apologies, but I had a little mistake in my Recent Review of Revolution! The game designer was kind enough to catch it and let me know. This game is very easy to learn and teaches within minutes. Everyone starts with 5 coins, and you [...]

Kard Combat – Mobile

posted by admin On July - 21 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Guest reviewer, Chad Adams, talks about the recently released mobile card game “Kard Combat” Kard Combat is a new release in the app store. This is a new game by Hothead Games, co-designed by Richard Garfield of Magic the Gathering Fame. This iPhone app is a free download letting you play many tower levels with [...]

BOP News – Best of (the Week)

posted by admin On July - 15 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

This week on BOP News: Rio Grande announced a World Master Dominion Tournament at Essen Speilfest this year. They will be hosting a Preliminary tournament at GenCon in August and will provide the winner with a free trip to Essen… yes Essen. Oh how I wish I was attending GenCon this year. The first prize at [...]

BattleLine – Mobile

posted by admin On July - 13 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

The Card game BattleLine is probably in my top 5 games right now, so I was surprised to come across the mobile app. I actually don’t think many people even know it’s available for purchase, it only has a whopping 7 reviews after all. Things I like: – Nice instruction manual. The little “How to [...]

Revolution!

posted by admin On July - 7 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Description: “Secretly bid against your opponents to gain the support of the people, win territory . . . and gather more Gold, Blackmail, and Force for the next round of bidding! Will you try to control the tavern or the fortress? The harbor or the plantation? Knowing where to push for support – and where [...]

Battleline

posted by admin On June - 28 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Description: “Ancient battles were fought in organized formations. The leaders of both sides directed their forces along the battle line to gain tactical advantage in order to overwhelm their opponent in the center, breakthrough one of the flanks, or hold their position until the time came for decisive move. How will you muster your battle [...]

Star Trek Expeditions

posted by admin On June - 23 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Description: “Lead your away teams to solve the major story arcs plus key side missions before the Klingon Fleet arrives or the lone cloaked Klingon Battle cruiser in orbit destroys the Enterprise and her crew. Three difficulty levels, random side missions, player strategies, and a unique branching mission tree ensure every game will be a [...]

Carcassonne – Mobile

posted by admin On June - 21 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Out of all the board game app’s that I have purchased so far, I would have to say this is the best. This is a pretty steep statement considering I’ve been pretty satisfied thus far with the Euro game apps that are starting to break their way into the mobile market. Carcassoonne, however, has a [...]