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Who Dares Rolls TV Episode 3 – Secret Hitler

by Mike Bon September 20, 2016
What can only be considered as ‘on a roll’ we’ve produced another You Tube video. Yes WDR TV episode 3. And in this rambunctious episode we contemplate Seafall and the lack of love for this long awaited title. Poke at the dark underbelly of Kickstarter with a peak at Vengeance and Gods Strateg. And finally […]

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GOSU

by Adam Won September 14, 2016
Sometimes you stumble upon a little gem by accident or by fortune.  In the case of GOSU, I stumbled across it because someone at The Works stuffed up royally.  I won’t go into too many details (it involved someone buying a large number of copies without checking the language it was printed in), but I […]

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51st State Master Set

by Mike Bon September 12, 2016
WDR Silver
So a quick history lesson for you, everyone got their pens and notepads ready? 51st state was the precursor to Imperial Settlers which subsequently was the remake of this game. Thematically they are entirely different beasts Settlers abounds with cutesy Romans and cuddly Barbarians while 51st State wallows in its grim, dark post-apocalyptic future of […]

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Games Workshop and Fantasy Flight Games fall out of love

by Mike Bon September 10, 2016
So after much gossip and general scuttlebutt following Gen Con, it’s finally official. Games Workshop and Fantasy Flight Games are parting company. After a successful 8 year run of FFG producing what many agree has been some of the best implementations of GW’s Warhammer/40K licenses the party is finally over. So what does this mean? […]

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The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon September 7, 2016
You battled through Mirkwood with barely a scratch, but now things are looking bad. Aragorn took a few lumps from the hill troll, and several smaller allies fell by the wayside; a Northern Tracker and a Snowborn Scout. Tragically, you never learnt their names. Now you travel down the Anduin river, hoping to regroup while […]

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Who Dares Rolls Podcast 35 – Gen Con!!!

by Mike Bon September 5, 2016
Fresh returned from the kitchen Mike, Nate and Phil perform a autopsy on this years Gen Con. Scythe gets another airing and apps in board games get given a good going over. Plus all the other scandalous nonsense you’ve come to expect.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | […]

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Tremulus Session Six “Sacrifice”

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon August 31, 2016
  Starring: Lee as “Dusty” Dawes, The Drifter Jacob as Doc Roberts (fake medical certificate, fake cult membership), The Salesman Vinnie as Fred Barrows, The Gravedigger Ash as Randall “Hands” Hershey, The Criminal Josh as Sam Star, The Entertainer   Supporting Cast: Tommy Magellan, Local Gangster, now pushing up daisies Dr. Rodriquez, owner of the […]

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Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon August 31, 2016
You’re both trapped in a small shack by the beach, a mob outside have sent out a crazed one of their number to draw you out. One of you is already hurt and trying to decode a puzzle while the other’s flailing wildly with a fire axe. Finally, the maniac drops to the floor, dead. […]

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From the ashes. Resurrecting Fire Knight

by Mike Bon August 30, 2016
I have this issue, occasionally, well heck I’m just going to toot on my own trumpet. Often I can be so far ahead of the curve as to be teetering on genius. I did warn I was going to be blowing smoke up my own butt. This savant-like ability often materializes in ideas for projects; […]

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XCOM: The Board Game

by Mike Bon August 25, 2016
WDR Silver
With the announcement from FFG that we’d finally be getting an expansion XCOM: Evolution, I was inspired to pluck this one back off the shelf where it’s languished for most of the last year. Having now vigorously revisited this, I’m rather glad I didn’t write this review on my initial close encounter, time has, in […]