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Battle for Greyport: Game Review

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop Red Dragon Inn has been a popular title for quite a while.  Even late comers to the product line such as myself find instant value in its clever, satirical homages to various character types played at the table.  Battle for Greyport however, while still having a little tongue in cheek involved, is a slightly more serious game.  …

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Guest Review: Mysterium

Guest Writer: Dave Johnson “You have dared to cross the threshold of the haunted Mysterium Manor… How very brave! Settle in around the table, open your mind and awaken your sixth sense as you prepare for an extraordinary séance with the aim of laying a stranded soul to rest…” – Mysterium “Welcome to the haunted manor of Mysterium! In the …

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Guest Review: Curses! It’s a Party Game

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop I must admit, until I started reviewing board games for Multiverse, I generally steered away from party games.  It is not that I am a particularly boring guy, It is just that I have two kids and a wife and lead a very simple life.  We are fairly quiet as families go, and rip roaring parties …

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Wake Me Up Before You Go Go: A Review of Paranoia by Mongoose Games

Guest Writer:  Kevin Birge The Jitterbug! (Clap.Clap.Clap.Clap.) The Jitterbug! (Clap.Clap.Clap.Clap.) And as the long forgotten pop earworm bites into the brain of the sleeping clone, the clone thinks “It’s cold. I’m cold. It’s cold.” And sits up, awake, and his Cerebral Coretech is flashing 12:00. His breath fills the room with vapor, a new and terrifying thing. Is the smoke toxic? …

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Teaching Someone to be Bad: Boss Monster

Although I’d played with friends at game shops before, getting my own copy of Boss Monster for review really let me delve into it. Especially, since now I had to be the one to teach someone how to play a game that is the opposite of what you usually do in a game. Especially a video game. You go through …

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Dicecapades Second Edition: Fun for the entire party!

Dicecapades Second Edition has been released, and quite a bit has changed, it seems from the original Dicecapades. However, this does not mean the game is any less fun; quite the contrary. Dicecapades has evolved from a board game with a lot of dice (over 100 dice in the original!) to a party game with 50 dice and plenty of …

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Q&A with Trevor Harron

It’s not every day we get to enjoy seeing game designer Trevor Harron chime in on Collectors and Capers, and all things gaming, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  What can you share with us about your game Collectors and Capers, without giving away too much? TH: Collectors and Capers™ is a game where you and the other players …

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Guest Review Dark Souls Board Game

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop   Dark Souls…a name synonymous with several other descriptions of woe such as brutally hard, not for the weak, or several other colorful metaphors that I will leave to your imagination. Very few video games have inspired the absolute rage and love as the Dark Souls franchise. I must admit, I have been a glutton for …