Tag: Star Wars Epic Duels

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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The endless search for perfect Epic Duels figures

I’ve always considered having quality figures to be a huge part of the appeal of Epic Duels. I’ve told bits and pieces of this story before but back in 2003 or so, I was buying extra sets of Epic Duels and modding figures, sometimes even using clay to mold capes and that sort of thing.  …

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Good to great: Do you think about UI in your board game design?

“I think the tables are easy to read, for the most part,” states D in this review of Cage Match! by Board Crazy Games. “And, the results on these tables make a lot of sense to me as well,” adds Will.  “Because of these charts,” he adds a bit later, “This game could have easily been, …

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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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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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Making Epic Games – Part 1 of ???

As I mentioned in a recent blog, though we still love and create for Star Wars Epic Duels, Geektopia is evolving into a creator of original games.  I’ve shared my process for making epic decks, now I’m going to share my process for making epic games.  Unlike my decks for Star Wars Epic Duels, I …

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