Tag: Restoration Games

How I got to 1000 Twitter followers

1000 followers isn’t really that many but I consider it a milestone because we humans use a place-value number system and a base-10 counting system, probably because we’ve got 10 fingers.  So even though I’ve got over 1100 followers as of this writing, getting to 1000 was more important to me.  There are a good …

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The Games of Gen Con 2019

So for all of the things I love about Gen Con, after the general camaraderie and spirit of it, what I love most is just playing games, games, games.  I played so many that it went by in a blur, and if I did’t take a picture then I pretty much forget about it, so …

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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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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. If you want to see the game in action, you can get a glimpse from Roll for Crit on YouTube. Sign up up for our newsletter! Some highlights: In battle there …

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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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Rob’s new games: Rob Daviau Interview Part 4 of 5

After seeing a recent surge of interest in Epic Duels here and on the Wiki, I contacted Rob Daviau , the original creator of Star Wars Epic Duels, and requested an interview.  He agreed, and we met in person at the NYC Toy Fair in February.  This is the fourth part of our 10-minute conversation. Roman:  There was going to be a …

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