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Episode 189 – H.E.A.D. Hunters

Episode 190 is now available for download! This episode is our second one delivered as a result of the Jack Vasel Memorial Fund auction (the first was our big intro to Legend of the Five Rings episode). This year’s JVMF episode is brought to you by the generous donation of Gutshot …

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Episode 187 – The Return

Strange Assembly welcomes Jay back onto the show! We review designer games like Terror in Meeple City, New York 1901, and Star …

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Review – Torment: Tides of Numenera – The Explorer’s Guide (Numenera RPG)

Planescape: Torment is one of my favorite video games ever. So when some of the creators (now dubbed inXile) of that classic …

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Review – Ultimate Intrigue (Pathfinder RPG)

            Ultimate Intrigue is the latest large supplement from Paizo for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Following on the heels of Ultimate Magic …

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Review – Ninth World Guidebook (Numenera)

Just in case you didn’t get enough exposure to the weird with the Numenera core book (which was fabulous), Monte Cook and …

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Episode 186 – Pandemic Legacy

The latest episode of the Strange Assembly podcast is now available for download. Chris and Matt talk about Pandemic Legacy, Pandemic Legacy, …

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Now on Kickstarter (This War of Mine, Outlive, Dark Eye, Anachrony)

For this rendition of our irregular series of spotlights on ongoing Kickstarter projects, we’re going a bit off of our usual path, …

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2015 Dice Tower Awards Nominees Announced

There are more tabletop gaming awards than you would think out there, but when it comes to board and card games, I …

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Episode 185 – Vikings

The latest episode of the Strange Assembly podcast is now available for download! OK, OK, it’s been a while since our last …

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Preview/Now on Kickstarter – Aether Captains (and Tiny Frontiers)

I recently had the chance to play a prototype copy of a game that just went up on Kickstarter, so now seemed …

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Review – Curse of Strahd (Dungeons & Dragons 5E)

After taking a slight detour for the Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide, D&D Fifth Edition (5E) is back with a new campaign/adventure book, …

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Reviews – Risk: Star Wars Edition and Loopin’ Chewie

The crescendo of hype leading up to the release of The Force Awakens (a wave we here at Strange Assembly have taken …

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Episode 184 – In With The Old, In With The New

The latest episode of the Strange Assembly podcast is now available for download! Chris, Jay, and Matt discuss their favorite games of …

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Episode 183 – Orléans and Friends

The latest episode of the Strange Assembly podcast is now available for download. Chris and new contributor Matt Sandlin discuss Orléans, T.I.M.E. …

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Ten Things: Why 2012 Is The Best Year For Board Gaming Ever

There is, from time to time, some debate over which year was the best for board and card game releases. Was it …