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Board Game Review: Lords of Waterdeep

Sam
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Lords of Waterdeep, published by everyone’s favorite nerd empire Wizards of the Coast, claims to be a Dungeons and Dragons game.  Inspired-by: yes.  Mechanics-wise?  Well, not so much.  And that’s not a bad thing.  The game is inspired in its ability to encourage friendly competition without ruining the relationships of its players. Lording Over Waterdeep […]

The Oatmeal and Exploding Kittens Present: The Kitty Convict Project

Tim Makoid
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It always warms my heart when someone finds success and they turn around and give a little back, because why not right? It’s win/win for everyone. The good people on The Exploding Kittens team have started The Kitty Convict Project. If you’re not familiar with Exploding Kittens, check out Maddie’s article about the card game and the […]

Exploding Kittens is Another Game that Unlocks Excessive Love for Hilarious Cats

Maddie Ferguson
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Cats and interest in cats has been on the rise for a few years now. With their unpredictable mannerisms, and overall sassy personalities (and adorable toe-beans) who doesn’t love a furry fat cat! The magical illustrators at The Oatmeal gifted the world with a new card game, Exploding Kittens. As an openly admitted crazy cat lady, this obviously intrigued […]

Board Game Review- Coup: Rebellion G54

Sam
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Ready to rely on your wits to see you to the end of a fast-paced political struggle? Then Coup: Rebellion G54 is for you. Coup: Rebellion G54 is a sequel/expansion to COUP: City State, both of which were created by Rikki Tahta of La Meme Games. In both games, the basic rules are the same. […]

Until Dawn Review: You’ll Be Squirming and Screaming All Night

Sam
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Until Dawn by Supermassive Games is, at its most general, a horror adventure game. Specifically, it is a game about eight friends reuniting at a private mountain lodge where two of their friends had gone missing one year prior. As the player, you control each of the characters in turn as they navigate this labyrinth […]

Square Enix Ditches Disastrous Deus Ex Pre-Order Plan

Douglesby
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Back at the beginning of September, Square Enix decided they were going to try something new and exciting. Instead of rolling out pre-orders for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided  in the old-fashioned way (creating separatism among fans by roping them into bullshit “console and retail exclusives”, for instance), they were going to allow the wide world of Deus Ex fans to “Augment […]

Unite 2015 Game Giveaway: We Have a Winner!!!

Douglesby
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As promised, during our time at the Unite 2015 Boston Conference, we held a contest. The rules were simple: Any time you would see the hashtag #Unite2015 in our social media posts, interact with us via that Echo Base Facebook or Twitter post. Each interaction would be considered an entry into the contest. And on Friday, September 25th, […]

Unite 2015 Boston: The Wrap-Up

Douglesby
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Yesterday, when Shane and I left the company of fellow Echo Base writer Sam Segal and prepared for our long trek back home, the air surrounding us was charged with electricity. We had done it. We had tackled the Unite Conference as a news team. Going into this, none of us knew what to expect. Sure, on a base […]

Unite 2015: Unity Awards Winners!

Douglesby
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As the last day approaches of Unite 2015 Boston, the excitement here has reached a fever pitch. Everyone from every corner of the gaming and software development industry has come out in full support of the Unity engine and their fellow developers. Tonight, in the hallowed halls of the John B. Hynes Memorial Convention Center, […]