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Gaming, peripheral, Anime, Boardgame Reviews and Event Reviews

The Dez – Magic Tournament Experience

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on Sun, Feb 28, 2016 | By Dez Maggs

After learning to play Magic the Gathering at PAX 2015 (yeah I know I’m super late to the party) I fell in love with the game. The artwork is stunning and the game play is surprisingly very easy to pick up if you have a good teacher. Even if you just head down to your local shop’s Magic night (a little daunting for a newbie) you will usually find the store’s staff...

Corgi Warlock – Review

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on Sat, Jan 23, 2016 | By Matt Lee

What do you do when a bunny king makes a pact with a demon and comes back as a giant rabbit skeleton at the head of an evil undead army? Why, send a pack of magic staff wielding, cute and viciously unstoppable animals after him, of course. ...

Arena of the Planeswalkers – Review

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on Sat, Jan 16, 2016 | By Dez Maggs

As a bit of a fanboy of miniature games, growing up with Heroquest, Warhammer and D&D, and recently getting the Magic the Gathering bug. I was super excited to sit down and play Wizard of the Coast and Hasbro’s Magic the Gathering: Arena of the Planeswalkers. ...

Fighting Your Friends to Get Ahead – Interview with Kew McParlane about Rivalry

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on Tue, Jan 12, 2016 | By Matt Lee

One of the standouts in the Indie area at PAXAus 2015 was an odd little game called Rivalry. Punters packed around the tiny Rivalry stand to watch players bumbling attempts at obliterating their opponents with a variety of weapons. All the while the games 14 year old designer, Kew McParlane, was on hand to offer advice and encouragement. I talked with Kew about Rivalry, what...

Game Review – This Book is a Dungeon

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on Thu, Jan 7, 2016 | By Matt Lee

Imagine you are trapped, wandering a maze of corridors and rooms, with no idea why you are there and what you are supposed to do. But something doesn’t seem right. Everything you come across wants to hurt you; the inhabitants of this strange world, the environment, the very rooms themselves. Even you can’t trust yourself. Why am I here? Why can I taste blood? ...