Month: March 2019

Unmatched details from Rolling Dice and Taking Names

Check out the really excellent podcast by Rolling Dice & Taking Names with Rob Daviau and his business partner (and blog commenter) Justin Jacobson. Some highlights: In battle there are no equals. It’s all about asymmetric battling. “We went back and we looked at that,” said Rob, “and we thought, there was a real opportunity …

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Epic Duels is returning and we couldn’t be more excited

By now, you’ve surely heard that Rob Daviau and Restoration Games are publishing Unmatched a new, multi-series, tactical dueling game based on the original Epic Duels, per Rob and per Restoration Games. I’ll post all the official Tweets here: It kicked off with this tweet: Unmatched is a new take on the design of Star …

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Prototyping: A low-cost DIY

I’ve seen a lot of questions on social media recently about creating game prototypes.  I’m also one of the leaders of #craftwednesday among board gamers on Twitter, so I figured I’d put my down my thoughts on the subject to share with those who want to know more about creating their own prototypes. Sign up …

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Blaze of Glory: Western Legends review

Western Legends by Hervé Lemaître and Kolossal Games is another big hit from 2018 that I’m only getting to in 2019, but I nonetheless feel very fortunate to have friends who were ready to play both of these games to kick off the year. Along with Dinosaur Island, this was at the top of my …

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