Author Archives: Quirkworthy

Review: Lords Of War – On The Table

In the first part of this review I looked at the physical components of the game, what you got in the box, and so on. In this part I’ll cover the rules. So you know where I’m coming from, I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Board Gaming, Review | 4 Comments

Hoary Old Chestnuts

When I sail through the stats for this site, I am often surprised by the continued popularity of my Dreadfleet review, and even more of my Salvage Project. This is even though I’ve done nothing with it since Jan 2012. Every … Continue reading

Posted in Dreadfleet | 24 Comments

Review: Lords Of War – In The Box

Lords of War is a fantasy card game depicting a battle between two armies. It comes in packs of paired armies, though you can actually fight any army against any other, and there are rules for making your own mercenary … Continue reading

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Tinkering With The FAQ

I’m going to try a slightly different approach to dealing with the FAQs for a bit and see how we go. Rather than doing nothing at all, then big updates, I’ll try to trickle out the replies to comments, getting … Continue reading

Posted in Deadzone, FAQ | 25 Comments

Basic Card Play In Mars Attacks

In each Turn of Mars Attacks you are given a choice of options (see page 6). The vast majority of the time you will be doing one of the first two, so we’ll focus on those for now. These choices are: … Continue reading

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Did You Miss This?

I’m a bit surprised by the sparsity of comments on my post about design theory. Did it get lost in the shuffle? There have been some great suggestions so far, I just thought there might be a few more enquiring … Continue reading

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Fastest Kickstarter In The West

I often hear people bemoaning the lateness of this or that Kickstarter project. Some are over a year behind schedule, and so it’s hardly surprising folk get peeved. In contrast to this trend, I recently got a boxed game called … Continue reading

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