Are you investigator enough?

Arkham Horror a classic game of Lovecraft adventure arrived in the mail the other day,
and I’ve been itching to try it out!

This game looks amazing, and has gotten nothing but good reviews, check out Boardgame Geek
for a few of them.

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I’ve wanted to play this game for a couple years, but have never had the chance. I’ve also been discouraged to buy it as many people say it doesn’t work well with only two players (my wife and I), though at 33% off I decide to take a risk.

Now the game is very mechanical, and there is a boat load of rules to memorize and learn.
In order to help with the learning process I decided to first read the book, then watch
some tutorial videos on Youtube.

The videos by TragicTheBlathering have been a fantastic resource, have a look:

That’s no moon, it’s a space station.

Yesterday my copy of Star Wars X-Wing miniature game arrived in the mail. And I have to say, this game is amazing if you are into strategic space based dog fights and strategy games in general.

I really enjoyed that the game was not played on a grid system, but instead uses a template for movement. It helps to add to the strategy and immersion. Overall I love how movement works with a facedown dial!

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My kids love Star Wars, and they loved this game! I will defiantly be buying additional ships in the very near future. It should be a blast to play with the Millennium Falcon!

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For more game play footage have a peek at the Tabletop episode

And lastly there are some great tutorial videos on the Fantasy Flight website.