Browsing the "Amerigame" Tag

Dwarves Are From New Jersey

May 25th, 2015 | by Luke Turpeinen

(Editor’s Note: We recently re-vamped our Top 5 D&D Board Games article, and we replaced Dragon Strike with Super Dungeon [&hellip


Feeling Brave Tonight?

April 23rd, 2014 | by Gregg Miller

Though the VHS that came with it is cheesy, Dragon Strike holds a significant place in the history of both board games and role playing games


The Talisman Review: The Expansions

September 25th, 2013 | by Luke Turpeinen

If you buy the base set to Talisman and enjoy the experience you really need to do yourself a favor and try picking up some of the expansions.


Talisman: The Dark Lord of Board Games

September 18th, 2013 | by Luke Turpeinen

Talisman might have a somewhat archaic base system and the game barely presents a coherent theme, let alone coherent mechanics based on that theme, but it plays really well


All The Tentacles You Can Point A Gun At

June 17th, 2013 | by Gregg Miller

Arkham Horror is set in H.P. Lovecraft's grim world of eldrich horrors, and revolves around the madness of knowing how insignificant you are in the grand scheme of the cosmos


“Fortune and Glory kid. Fortune and Glory.”

June 12th, 2013 | by Across the Board Games Staff

The late 1930's were an adventurer's paradise; rife with romance, intrigue, intrepid exploration, and more Nazis and mobsters than you could kill in any number of hilarious and vindicating fashions. This is the setting for Flying Frog Productions' most recent title, Fortune and Glory; a game that makes no small secret of it's connection and clear enthusiasm with the Indiana Jones trilogy


Laying It On Thick

June 10th, 2013 | by Luke Turpeinen

Thoughts on the use of theme in board games The phrase “theme game” is more divisive in the board game [&hellip


Delve all the Dungeons!

May 22nd, 2013 | by Gregg Miller

Gregg Explains Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition) This game is sort of a revival of the “Dungeons and [&hellip


Top 5 Lord of the Rings Games

May 20th, 2013 | by Luke Turpeinen

One does not simply… Lord of the Rings is a powerful license. There was always some demand for games that [&hellip



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