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Episode #54 – Darkrock Ventures (Kickstarter Preview!)

Darkrock Ventures is a medium-weight dice-based worker placement game where each player controls a mining company hoping to strike it rich on a deep space asteroid. But difficult mining is not the only challenge that the miners face. Their is the ever present threat of alien invasion.

This video will give you a solid understanding of this game and help you decide whether it’s worth your kickstarter backing!

Xia: Legends of a Drift System (Kickstarter Preview)

Xia is a fantastic open world sci-fi board game where players will be exploring the galaxy in an effort to accumulate the most fame! Due to the many paths to victory as well as the modular set-up, no two games will ever play the same.

Vitals
– 2-5 players
– 120 minutes
– Designer: Cody Miller

Intro – 0:00
Unboxing and Components – 3:01
Rules Overview – 5:11
Final Thoughts – 24:08

Las Vegas

A fantastic quick filler that is a lot of fun despite the high luck factor.

Vitals
– 2-5 players
– 20-30 minutes
– Designer: Rüdiger Dorn

Intro – 0:00
Unboxing and Components – 1:58
Rules Overview – 3:31
Final Thoughts – 7:23

Alien Frontiers (iOS)

Review of the ipad implementation of popular board game Alien Frontiers

Crystal Clash: Light vs Darkness

A 2 player combat card game which pits the forces of dark against the forces of light.

Alien Frontiers: Factions (expansion, unboxing)

Hot off the presses is the new Alien Frontiers: Factions expansion. Here is a relatively brief unboxing of what you get in that, the upgrade pack, and Faction Pack #1.

D-Day Dice (unboxing)

Quick video of everything that came in the Kickstarter “Enlisted” level for D-Day Dice!

Dungeons & Dragons: Conquest of Nerath

A blissfully chaotic dice rolling slaughter fest is the Risk family. This is a fun game so long as you keep in mind that it is heavily luck based.