Gaming

The Games of Origins, 2017: Part Two

ORIGINS GAME FAIR, June 14-18 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center by David C. Obenour & Kris Poland Welcome back, proud nerds and gaming geeks! We’re returning with more coverage of the 2017 Origins Game Fair. Last time we covered 16 of our favorite offerings from the exhibitors hall. This time we have 16 more games that piqued our interest. … Continue reading The Games of Origins, 2017: Part Two

The Games of Origins, 2017: Part One

ORIGINS GAME FAIR, June 14-18 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center by David C. Obenour & Kris Poland It’s Con time of year again and Ghettoblaster’s intrepid editor and gaming associate editor were thrilled to be out there in the crowds (well, maybe not always thrilled about the crowds) doing the hard and dirty work of demoing, demoing, demoing! With … Continue reading The Games of Origins, 2017: Part One

Sagrada Review

SAGRADA (Floodgate Games) One of the most visually striking games we played at Gen Con last year, Sagrada’s Kickstarter is completed and finished games are now available. All of the promise from the already amazing prototype has been wonderfully realized for the finished boxed game – what will probably be the most eye-catching on your shelf. Before talking any more about the art and … Continue reading Sagrada Review

Game of Trains Review

GAME OF TRAINS (Brain Games) As a fan of the very simple yet very fun classic family game, Racko, Game of Trains immediately appealed to me. If you haven’t played Racko, let me explain it in two sentences.  In Racko you’re dealt 10 cards from a shuffled deck of cards numbered from 1 to 60. Lining those cards up in the order in which they were dealt … Continue reading Game of Trains Review

Dragoon: The Rogue and Barbarian Expansion Review

DRAGOON: THE ROGUE AND BARBARIAN EXPANSION (Lay Waste Games) This is a review of the upcoming Dragoon expansion The Rogue and Barbarian. Read our original review of Dragoon here. For The Rogue and Barbarian expansion you can now extend your fun on Dragoon Island to up to 6 players with the addition of, you guessed it, a rogue and a … Continue reading Dragoon: The Rogue and Barbarian Expansion Review

DayCon Review: A Day at my Friendly Local Convention

DayCon, February 18 at Rona Banquet Hall by Josher Lumpkin “H.G. Wells wrote the first miniatures gaming rules, called Little Wars.” Randy Miller says enthusiastically, even manically. The event Randy had been working on for the better part of a year, DayCon Game Day 2017, was about to finally go down, and he had reached the point in convention preparation where he was ready … Continue reading DayCon Review: A Day at my Friendly Local Convention

Blood Bowl Review

BLOOD BOWL (Games Workshop) Are you adequately prepared for some fantasy football?! Let’s hope so, because Games Workshop has released the long awaited update to one of its most popular specialty games, Blood Bowl. In this game, players field their own football teams comprised of races from the Warhammer Fantasy setting. Aelves (elves), dwarves, orcs, and Skaven (rat-men) each have their own … Continue reading Blood Bowl Review

Dragoon Review

DRAGOON (Lay Waste Games) For centuries you and your fellow dragons have rested peacefully on your remote island. Now, hordes of humans have started invading, building their villages and cities. It’s awoken something long slumbering in you. A desire for gold. A desire for power. If these insignificant men won’t give it willingly, then you will take it anyway and leave them … Continue reading Dragoon Review

Eschaton Review

ESCHATON (Archon Games) There is no hope left for this world. Fanatics and acolytes run the street. Civilized religion has collapsed into cults of primal fear and aggression. Monsters and gods awaken to loose havoc. There is no hope left other than to embrace Armageddon’s arrival. The end is upon us, brothers and sisters. Join me! A deck-building meets dudes-on-a-map … Continue reading Eschaton Review