Tag: Smash Up

Expansion Review – Smash Up: It’s Your Fault

One of the perks of coming back to work in the office after the COVID lockdowns ended was the ability to play games at lunch. Namely, Smash Up (though we’ve played a bunch of other games as well). Way back in 2019, I had… Continue Reading “Expansion Review – Smash Up: It’s Your Fault”

Smash Up: Disney Edition Coming Soon

Why does all of the interesting news happen on days where I’ve already done a post? On the heels of last year’s (was it only last year? COVID has made time kind of wonky) Smash Up: Marvel Edition, The OP and Alderac Entertainment Group… Continue Reading “Smash Up: Disney Edition Coming Soon”

Expansion Review – Smash Up: Marvel

My first Smash Up review in almost two years! One of my pandemic lock-down games purchases (and yes, there were many…too many) was the latest Smash Up expansion, this time done as a co-production with the OP and thus including the Marvel Comics license.… Continue Reading “Expansion Review – Smash Up: Marvel”

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”

Alderac Micro-Expansions Looking Really Cool

Just a brief post today because I saw something that I found very cool on Boardgame Geek and I felt I had to share. What is a micro-expansion? Micro-expansions are a set of cards or some other small piece of an already-published game that… Continue Reading “Alderac Micro-Expansions Looking Really Cool”

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”

Expansion Review – Smash Up: Awesome Level 9000

It’s been a few months since I’ve done a Smash Up expansion review. Between the Christmas holidays and work stuff getting the way, it’s taken a while to get the required three plays in to review the first of the five new expansions I… Continue Reading “Expansion Review – Smash Up: Awesome Level 9000”

Nomad Games to Add a New Expansion to Smash Up App

Yesterday, I received an email from Nomad Gamesthat made me very excited. No, it wasn’t a new Talisman: Origins expansion or anything like (though I do love getting early access to those!). No, they announced that the Smash Up app is going to be… Continue Reading “Nomad Games to Add a New Expansion to Smash Up App”

AEG Adjusts its Views on Expansions

I saw an interesting post on the Smash Up Facebook group the other day. It was a link to a post on the AEG (Alderac Entertainment Group) blog by CEO John Zinser regarding their policy on expansions in 2020 and beyond. Last year, AEG made… Continue Reading “AEG Adjusts its Views on Expansions”