Tag: AEG

Ecos: New horizons Out Today!

Alderac Entertainment Group really needs to work at their hype machine. One of my favourite new games in 2020 was Ecos: First Continent, which is a world-building game where players are trying to build a world and get points by putting terrain tiles out… Continue Reading “Ecos: New horizons Out Today!”

Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #290-281

I such a timely guy, aren’t I? The first post in this series came out what seems like months ago (it was over a month ago, on February 15). What’s taken so long for the second post? Would you believe I fell asleep? All… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #290-281”

Stories from Boardgame Cons

This last weekend was the virtual edition of OrcaCon. Since I was spending the weekend doing things with my wife, I didn’t take part, but seeing the tweets and Discord messages from them just brought it all to mind. If it wasn’t for this… Continue Reading “Stories from Boardgame Cons”

Boardgame Geek Top 200 – Play or Played – #120-111

‘Twas the day before the day before the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. (Certainly not this blogger.) The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Vital would… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 200 – Play or Played – #120-111”

Async App Plays and Recording Boardgame Stats

Longtime readers of this blog know that I am an avid recorder of my boardgame play stats, using the wonderful Boardgame Stats app. I also love playing boardgame apps or boardgames online asynchronously. A few months ago, I got into a little discussion with… Continue Reading “Async App Plays and Recording Boardgame Stats”

The OP & AEG Announce New Marvel Smash Up Factions

Even after all of this time, I’m still kind of on the fence regarding the idea of Alderac Entertainment Group and the OP teaming up to do an officially licensed Smash Up expansion. The idea is cool, and I’m sure the execution will be there,… Continue Reading “The OP & AEG Announce New Marvel Smash Up Factions”

Dead Reckoning from AEG now on Kickstarter

A really quick post today because it’s a busy day. Dead Reckoning, the pirate exploration and fighting game designed by John D. Clair with art by Ian O’Toole and published by Alderac Entertainment Group, is now on Kickstarter! I got to play this at… Continue Reading “Dead Reckoning from AEG now on Kickstarter”

Dead Reckoning from AEG coming to Kickstarter This Summer

Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) just announced that the new card-crafting pirate game designed by John D. Clair is coming to Kickstarter this Summer. I played this game at Dice Tower West in February and really loved it. I love the card-crafting genre anyway (though… Continue Reading “Dead Reckoning from AEG coming to Kickstarter This Summer”

AEG & The OP bring Marvel Comics to Smash Up

Late last year came the news that Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) and The OP (formerly USAOpoly) were joining forces to bring licensed characters to the Smash Up universe. Finally, yesterday, the announcement came as to what the first team-up will actually be: Smash Up: Marvel.… Continue Reading “AEG & The OP bring Marvel Comics to Smash Up”

Expansion Review – Smash Up: Monster Smash

Wow, two Smash Up expansion reviews in two weeks? After a months-long hiatus? What can that mean? It means that I’ve been combining new expansions while playing them for review. What, did you think I meant global annihilation or something like that? Let’s save that… Continue Reading “Expansion Review – Smash Up: Monster Smash”