Chris Owen

High Heavens: An Interview with Ryan Lesser

Last weekend, nerds from all over the Northeast converged on Warwick Rhode Island for CaptainCon, a three day wargaming, board gaming, and other general nerditry extravaganza. During the convention I got a chance to sit down with Lesser of Wild Power games, creator of one of my favorite board games: High Heavens. We talked about the beginnings of High Heavens and got some hints at the future of Hi...[Read More]

This War of Mine gets it’s own Board Game

Last year This War of Mine wowed players and reviewers alike with its harsh depiction of civilian life in a war-torn city and impressive ability to connect with it’s audience. In a sea of action games the idea of a strategy game built around a group of seemingly-helpless civilians was a breath of fresh air, selling thousands of copies and winning several awards over the last year. Now the curtain ...[Read More]

Dropfleet Commander Kickstarter Enters the Final Stretch

I love miniatures games. I have for years and years. I honestly don’t know when I became so fascinated with the idea of waging battle with tiny tanks and soldiers; I just remember being in college and finally getting a chance to play Warhammer 40,000 (40k) and it was the coolest thing ever. I’ve been hooked ever since. I’ve played a pretty wide range of Science Fiction and Fantasy war games at thi...[Read More]

Blizzard previews class changes in World of Warcraft: Legion

The Legion is on it’s way, and as always come expansion time Blizzard has a few changes in store for existing classes. Blizzard themselves go into a lot of detail on the WoW: Legion site if you’re interested in some more of the nitty-gritty “why” and “how” behind it all, but we’ve summarized the big changes right here.

Pokkén Tournament coming Spring 2016 with Amiibo Support

Get ready for the next step in Pokémon fighting, Pokkén Tournament hits shelves this spring to pit you in Tekken-style Pokémon battles like you’ve never seen before. Unsurprisingly given their success so far, the game is launching with Amiibo support. The first run of games will ship with an Amiibo card containing a new Mega Evolution for series favorite Mewtwo; Shadow Mewtwo.

High Heavens Unboxing and Review

Kickstarter and I have always had a funny relationship. I appreciate what it can do for the little guys and I’ve seen it do some great things, but I’ve also seen it go horribly wrong. Projects that lie to their backers, projects that come oh so close to funding and fail, and sadly many projects that are met with so much initial success that their creators overstretch, offering too many rewards to ...[Read More]

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