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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 [...]

BOP News!

posted by admin On January - 17 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

Even though it’s a Monday, and thus the beginning of the work week for most, don’t be down ya’ll, because there is all sorts of board gaming news to make you smile today, on this hopefully not too Manic Monday. Out today! (or last night at 11pm eastern time) Caylus for the iPhone/iPad! Here at [...]

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 [...]

BOP News!

posted by admin On December - 14 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

This week of BOP News, iOS releases, Game giveaways, last minute holiday shopping and much, much more! Gone Cardboard Returns! On the BGG homepage you will now find a little addition that is highly worthy of mentioning – a game release calendar! Not only does it include games that are in the works of being published but [...]

Commander-In-Chief

posted by admin On December - 8 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

With so many of our troops coming home for the holiday season, and Christmas just around the corner, it might be worthwhile to check out: Commander-In-Chief is a battle game with two opposing armed forces represented by black and silver specially designed pieces. From Top to Bottom: Helicopters, Commanders, Amphibians, Destroyers, Fighters, Submarines, Tanks and Bombers. The [...]

Ticket to Ride Pocket

posted by admin On December - 6 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Ticket to Ride Pocket – By Days Of Wonder, Inc. After having great success on the iPad, ‘Ticket to Ride’ is now available for the iPhone. This app delivers an excellent travel sized edition of one of our favorite light games. It may only be the U.S. map, and yes there is no online multiplayer [...]