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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 Shanna Germain followed it up last year with the Ninth World Guidebook. This 250-page, full-color hardcover (MSRP about $50) is primarily focused on new locations (sometimes in the …

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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 …

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Review – Bestiary 5 (Pathfinder)

            Bestiary 5 is … wait for it … the fifth bestiary book for the Pathfinder RPG. Weighing in at over 300 …

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Review – Inner Sea Races

            Inner Sea Races is a setting and character option book for the Pathfinder RPG and for Golarion, the official Pathfinder Campaign …

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Review – Between Two Cities

Between Two Cities is a tile drafting and placement game designed by Ben Rosset & Matthew O’Malley and published by Stonemaier games. …

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Review – Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide (Dungeons & Dragons)

            Released on November 3, 2015, the Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide is the most recent entry in for the Dungeons & Dragons …