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How Important is a Good Board Game Box Insert? – IV Studio Does it Right

Just over a week ago, a large box of games arrived from IV Studio. They were kind enough to send over Moonrackers and three expansion, Mythic Mischief with 3 additional ‘factions” to play as, and of course one of the newer games coming back to Kickstarter on April 30  Fractured Sky. Besides excellent production, the one thing all of these games have in common is the use of fantastic inserts! How important is an insert, and how much would I…

 
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Why Is Trading in CS2 So Popular?

In the digital realm of gaming, where virtual economies thrive, CS2 (Counter-Strike 2) has emerged as a powerhouse. Within this domain, one aspect stands out prominently: the trading of CS2 skins. This practice has garnered immense popularity, captivating the attention of gamers worldwide. In this article, we delve into the intricacies of trading CS2 skins on the Counter-Strike 2 platform, examining its appeal, participants, and the pros and cons associated with this phenomenon. What Is Skin Trading in CS2? Trading…

 
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Moonrakers Board Game Review

Moonrakers is a combination of something I love and something I generally hate. As a longtime fan of games like Dominion, I would say that I really enjoy deck or bag buildings games. Negotiation games, however, are generally not my cup to of tea. Things like Waterfall Park , while a great production and fun to play, ultimately fall flat for me after a few plays because of the negotiation elements. Still, I’ve managed to play a number of games…

 
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Preview: Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door

It's only been a few days since I loaded by copy of Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door onto my Nintendo Switch, but I've already played through the entirety of what I can cover in this preview, and let me tell you - it's been a blast. The Thousand Year Door is one of my favourite, if not my absolute favourite, video game of all time. To see it remade on the Nintendo Switch is amazing, and while some like to grumble about paying full price for old games, but Nintendo has done enough here I think to justify the price being charged.

 
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Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord Coming to Consoles in May

Digital Eclipse is one of the best developers currently. What makes them one of the best is how they have been bringing back older games in the form of awesome collections like The Cowabunga Collection and Atari 50. And now they are bringing back Wizardry with all new graphics and upgrades! Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord will be coming to Playstation, Xbox, and Switch on May 23rd. The game will also be on PC that day too. It…

 
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Disney Dreamlight Valley Developer Update (video)

Disney Dreamlight Valley shared a developer update today via a video. We have that below along with our thoughts on the upcoming content for the game. Oh my. Wow. This developer update floored me. First, let’s talk about the free content. Daisy Duck will be joining with the free update and she’ll bring with her a new building where you can share your designs (think Able Sisters Animal Crossing fans). Not only that but the update will bring new multiplayer…

 
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Borderlands: Mister Torgue’s Arena of Badassery! Components Overview and Thoughts

Back at GenCon 2023, my friend and I stumbled across the Monster Fight Club booth and got a cool demo of Borderlands: Mister Torgue’s Arena of Badassery. The game had a phenomenal table presence, and as someone who LOVES Borderlands, it seemed like the kind of game I would want to play. We recently got a review copy into the office for this one, and had it unboxed! Let’s check out the components! There is a lot of stuff in…

 
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Disney Dreamlight Valley: A Rift In Time – Act 2 Teaser Trailer

Disney Dreamlight Valley’s A Rift in Time paid DLC will be getting an update soon. Today we got our first teaser of the second act. Check it out below along with our thoughts on it. A Rift In Time second act will introduce…Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. Oswald is an older Disney character that was locked away from Disney until they got the rights back for the first Epic Mickey. That game will be coming out this year with a remastered…

 
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Tales of the Shire – Official Announcement Trailer

Do you love Lord of the Rings? Do you love Life sims? Then boy we do have the game for you! Check out the official announcement trailer for Tales of the Shire and then come back for our thoughts on it. WOW. Okay, as many as you may know, I love Animal Crossing. I love life sims. But you may not know is…I also love Lord of the Rings. And so this game, Tales of the Shire, is absolutely my…

 
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Moonrakers Components Overview and Impressions

Good or bad components can make or break a game in my opinion. Let's see how Moonrakers stacks up in this area!