Hello there it’s Friday, which means another episode of Backers Perspective. If you are unfamiliar with this type of article, it is me (Clinton Morris) scrolling through all of the board game projects on Kickstarter (there were 279); Then I discover a few that I think the rest of you would like to enjoy.
What is in-store for us today? Games that are set in fantastical forest kingdoms ruled by a queen; a party style game built around a steampunk inspired contraption; a beautiful tactile game that says that it will be the new dominoes; saving the world through the crafting of mystical brews; and then dropping into the colorful world that looks like it was ripped from the pages of Dr. Seuss. . .
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It is another amazing Friday, hold on a second, its not Friday, that’s right we changed the day this article goes out to Thursday.
So it’s Thursday, which means another episode of Backers Perspective. If you are unfamiliar with this type of article, it is me (Clinton Morris) scrolling through all of the boardgame projects (there were 626); Then I discover a few that I think the rest of you would like to enjoy.
What is in-store for us today? An elevated card game that walks through the seasons. A games that force our gaze skywards (actual game name). Worlds are being sucked into a reality ending Rift. Set collecting real-estate game. A beautiful wooden druid inspired game. Trying to survive the harshest wilderness environment without eating each other. . .
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Winter is cold and wet and harsh. Imagine if the world was plunged into a post apocalyptic state of permanent winter. Like a scene out of the movie Snowpiercer,your huddled survivors will be slowly acquiring new people and sending away useless ones.
A deck builder that features the harsh depths of fridged survival. Arctic Scavengers is a very fun and thought provoking card based game.
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Welcome to this week’s Smash Up Deck Spotlight featuring the Steampunk Tricksters.
I did not know if this combination existed, so I Googled it. Google told me that a steampunk trickster would look like a scantly clad Harley Quinn playing with a Jack-in-the-box. So what does this deck do?
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Steam Engines, Shareholders, Land Grabs, Pickup and Delivery, and Managing the ever changing landscape. This is the heart of Age of Steam. A beautiful game that is heavy in both box and game play.
When I have my friends play this game, I remind everyone to name their Rail Co. Mine is the Black Plague Rails. Continue reading Age of Steam Review