Tag: Epic Duels

LOTRED Legends nears completion!

(Cover art by Jovan Delic) LOTRED is nearly finished!  I love this set of 6 new LOTR decks featuring some of the most powerful entities in Middle Earth.  Lots of fun stuff going on with each deck and frankly, it’s fun to design powerful decks as opposed to more balanced ones.  When I say “nearly …

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WIP Decks for General Kenobi and Dark Anakin are up

Typically I put thoughts together on my own and let them marinate for a while before they kind of coalesce into an interesting design, and do that before I publish anything.  In this case, though, I want to let anyone interested in on the thought process, and give a chance to shape the decks along …

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A Roman history of Epic Duels Part 2 of 2

After announcing the end of organized Epic Duels tournaments, and many of the game’s most creative deck designers moving on, it might have appeared like interest in the game was coming to an end, but in fact it was just warming up for the second act. Sign up up to stay updated! Roll Call So by the …

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Unmatched rule book review

Read through the rules at boardgamegeek and while Unmatched is very similar to Epic Duels, there are some interesting differences. Sign up up for our newsletter! Object: Defeat the opposing major, called the hero, or both opposing majors in a 2v2 game.  (nothing new there) Game Board The battlefield is made up of circular spaces …

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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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Every year is different, every year is awesome: GenCon 2018 review

The 1670 crew had another great GenCon in 2018, with 7 of us winning tournaments, running tournaments, demoing games, meeting some of the best known game designers, and generally having a ton of fun in the best 4 days of gaming. If you consider yourself a serious gamer and haven’t been to GenCon, let me …

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