A three-year labour of love for a very small team at League of Legends developer Riot Games, Mechs Vs. Minions is a co-op programmatic board game pitting four freakishly adorable Yordle characters against a horde of trash mobs.
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In case you didn't know already, the fictional poker-like game that the Serenity Crew from Firefly used to keep themselves amused is an actual game. So in the spirit of that, here's 12 awesome card and board games from across Sci-Fi and Fantasy that we'd love to get real versions of too.
While Games Workshop owns the Warhammer universe, it licenses out the property pretty much everywhere. One such relationship involved board game publisher Fantasy Flight, but come early 2017, that relationship will end... along with reprints for a great deal of popular, Warhammer-themed board games.
Thinking about Dungeons & Dragons earlier in the week got me thinking about that other element of tabletop gaming that I have a fondness for: board games. I was only just talking to a friend the other day about making a trip to Good Games and Games Paradise, two of the bigger homes for board games in the city.
There's just so many new games that I want to try, especially after seeing everything that was demoed at GenCon. Thing is, what are you excited for?
Besides the latest Star Trek movies, the franchise has recently received a new lease on life, with news that CBS is cooking up a TV series. It appears that's not the only item on the cards — we're getting a pen-and-paper RPG too.
Birth of the Federation is easily in my top five games. Made during Microprose's golden age, BotF managed to capture the spirit of Trek, while also delivering a bloody fantastic sci-fi 4X. While I've yet to find a video game that has the same feel, an upcoming board game, Star Trek: Ascendancy, might just do it.
Remember a couple of weeks ago, when we posted a bunch of tabletop memories? Just as I predicted, one post wasn't enough to list all of my favourites, so I compiled another.
Most of us have played a game or 20 of Settlers of Catan. Despite its constant popularity (enough for someone to buy the rights for the movie), the original came out over two decades ago. If you've ever wondered how the board game came to be, this short, yet fascinating look at creator Klaus Teuber should prove enlightening.