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Announcing Forbidden Wilderness the Skirmish Game!

What’s that noise? From the tales of old, and beasts of a time forgotten, comes forth a collaboration of the deadliest kind: KRD Designs, the mind behind Forbidden Psalm, is teaming up with us, Geektopia Games, creators of the Fearsome Wilderness board game, to bring you new horrors for Forbidden Psalm! Featuring creatures based on the Fearsome Wilderness miniatures …

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Magic on Adrenaline: Black Rose Wars review

Black Rose Wars published by Ludus Magnus Studios in 2019, takes the magic theme and dials it up to 11 with unique ideas, deep game play and stunning components.  It’s a really great, really fun game, and has quickly become the 1670 group’s go-to game for in person game sessions.  We played it the last …

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Raiders of the Lost Dig Sites: Lost Ruins of Arnak Review

This review has been a long time coming, but the good news is, I’ve played Lost Ruins of Arnak a lot at this point — dozens of times on boardgame arena as well as several times in person — and so I’m giving you a pretty full perspective on this game. In short, even after …

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10 Deadliest Characters in The Expanse

If you’re about to be in a fight in the universe of The Expanse, who would you most want on your side?  Who would you least want to see on the other side? This is just one fan’s opinion obviously, but I have a high regard for experience and training.  To me, characters who are …

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The Forces of Nature: Spirit Island Review

If you follow board games even a little bit, you’ve heard of Spirit Island.  If you haven’t, then at least stick with this blog and we’ll take care of you.  It’s my unscientific opinion that this is one of the most popular games out there.  It seems like I hear about it from all corners, …

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Converting LOTRED decks to SWED

I’ve done this twice recently with the Freedon Nadd and Ahsoka, Defender of Corvus decks, so I thought I’d explain briefly.  I make a lot of SWED decks.  I get ideas and sometimes they come together really well and really elegantly.  Sometimes they don’t.  In making decks for LOTRED, it has been no different.  Some …

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Monday Morning Quarterbacking a Kickstarter Success

At Geekopia Games, we are humbled and flattered and overwhelmed with the success of Kickstarter for Fearsome Wilderness: a tabletop gaming experience crafted for gamers, hobbyists, and horror fans alike! A sincere thank you to all who contributed or even just checked out our campaign, we really appreciate it. I kept certain things under wraps …

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The Endless Quest for Epic Duels Figures: The New Era

Where we left off, I needed new figures for characters from the new films and TV series such as The Mandalorian, Tobias Beckett and Enfys Nest.  As covered 2 posts ago, I took a shot with Skullforge and Shapeways, and got these figures in the mail, here next to Obi-Wan for scale. These are great …

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