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By Eddie Inzauto, December 9, 2016 0 Previews, Videos

Legends Untold is a cooperate adventure card game with light RPG elements that’s currently (as of Dec 9, 2016) on Kickstarter with about a week left until the end of the campaign. It’s already reached its funding goal and will… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, December 3, 2016 0 Previews, Videos

Eddie Inzauto plays a simulated three-player game of Feudum, designed by Mark Swanson of Odd Bird Games. In this first 17-minute session, he goes from initial setup through the first round of play, with rules explanation as needed. Part 2 continues… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, December 1, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Feudum is an economic, resource-management, area-control, semi-programmed-action-selection, kingdom-building game for 2-5 players from Odd Bird Games and designer Mark Swanson. It’s currently on Kickstarter (ends December 15, 2016) and has been fully funded. This is a deep and nuanced game… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, December 1, 2016 0 GN Show

Eddie and Bianca plan a city, explore the wilderness, and build an empire in this episode of The GamerNode Show. Eddie Inzauto and Bianca Figueroa-Santana review and discuss the city-planning, tile-placement drafting game Subdivision by Lucas Hedgren and Bezier Games…. Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, November 19, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Eddie reviews Dogs of War, from Spaghetti Western Games and CMON, designed by Paolo Mori. This worker-placement strategy war game sees 3-5 players competing in 12 battles between 6 noble factions throughout the game, benefitting from each show of support, each… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, November 7, 2016 0 GN Show

Eddie and Bianca build ancient civilizations and awaken ancient evil in this episode of The GamerNode Show. Eddie Inzauto and Bianca Figueroa-Santana review and discuss the civilization-building card game Civscape by Jeffrey Henning and the horror adventure game Mansions of… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, November 3, 2016 0 Hardware Review

Occasionally here at GamerNode we get our hands on products that are more generally tech related than specifically videogame related, but their value is evident for gamers and non-gamers alike. The SunJack 14W portable solar charger is one of those… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, October 25, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Eddie Inzauto reviews CMON’s The World of Smog: On Her Majesty’s Service, designed by Sir Yohan Lemonnier. It’s a 2-4 player action-selection trading game with an abstract feel and unique gear-rotating mechanic. Players are racing to collect their secret combination… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, October 22, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Eddie reviews the MOBA-inspired, 2-6 player pirate combat game, Rum & Bones, and offers a preview of the updates coming to the franchise in Rum & Bones: Second Tide, which will be shipping starting in January 2017. The game has… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, October 19, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Eddie Inzauto takes a look at Hunting Sasquatch from Spyglass Games, designed by Sina Hirsch, Jeff Arbough, and Mike Knight. It’s a 2-5 player competitive push-your-luck dice-rolling game in which players compete to gain the most points by the time… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, October 18, 2016 0 Video Game Review, Videos

Eddie takes a look at Dracula’s Feast, a quick and fun 4-8 player hidden-role social deduction game from Jellybean Games, designed by Peter C. Hayward. Dracula’s Feast has met its Kickstarter goal and will be funded on November 11th 2016… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, October 11, 2016 0 GN Show

Eddie and Bianca go above, below, and into the post-apocalypse in this episode of The GamerNode Show. Eddie Inzauto and Bianca Figueroa-Santana talk about recent plays of Above and Below from Ryan Laukat and Red Raven Games and Battle Monkeys… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, October 10, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Eddie Inzauto takes a look at the original superhero deckbuilding game, Emergents: Genesis, by Anthony Conta, Brian David-Marshall, and Matthew Wang of Urban Island Games. A few oversights and imbalances hold this one back, but the progressive card play with… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, September 29, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Eddie Inzauto reviews Eric M. Lang and Guillotine games’ Blood Rage, published by CMON. This combat-heavy area control game with card drafting, hidden objectives, and various upgrade paths is a special hybrid of Euro and Ameritrash that will have a… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, September 22, 2016 0 Video Game Review

Please allow me to save you some time. Go back and listen to episode 64 of the GamerNode Show podcast, then choose to play either the comprehensive Mega Man Legacy Collection or the fantastic love letter to the Mega Man… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, September 19, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Eddie Inzauto reviews 51st State: The Complete Master Set, including a detailed rules and gameplay explanation. Designer Ignacy Trzewiczek and Portal Games have done an excellent job with this comprehensive reimplementation of 51st State, New Era, and Winter using some… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, September 14, 2016 0 Video Game Review

I dove into Hunter Studio’s Lost Castle expecting a simple hack-n-slash style action game, but was pleasantly surprised when I realized that the best comparison I could make to this fun and alarmingly difficult title is the stellar Rogue Legacy from… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, September 13, 2016 0 Board Game Review

Sky Dynasty is a 2- to 5-player deck-building card game by Robert Miedel currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. The game features simultaneous action selection and multiple phases of play with a sort of blind-bidding/worker-placement combat mechanic with an area control… Read More »

By Caroline, August 17, 2016 0 Features

The gaming industry grows larger every year. Total worldwide revenue is expected to reach $99.6 billion by the end of 2016. Considering the rise of mobile games and increased social reach of streamers and content creators, game studios have to embrace the changing… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, August 10, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Euphoria: Build A Better Dystopia from Stonemaier Games, designed by Jamey Stegmaier and Alan Stone, is a truly unique and highly thematic worker placement game that innovates with multiple game mechanics and offers players an excellent, engaging play experience for… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, July 23, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game is a semi-cooperative, dice-based action selection game from Plaid Hat Games, designed by Jonathan Gilmour and Isaac Vega. With elements of storytelling, exploration, and survival horror, it’s smooth, refined, and well-rounded, providing a very… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, July 15, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Thunder & Lightning by Richard Borg and Z-Man Games is a tactical card combat game for two players featuring hidden information and a variable action point allowance per turn. Wonderful artwork, interesting mechanics, and tense gameplay make this a simple,… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, June 28, 2016 0 Board Game Review

For years now, board gaming has been in the midst of a renaissance. New and inventive designs with unique play mechanics and beautiful artwork are at the forefront of the hobby, so it came as no surprise when I learned… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, June 24, 2016 0 GN Show

Eddie and Bianca build a city but fail to climb the corporate ladder in this episode of The GamerNode Show. Eddie Inzauto and Bianca Figueroa-Santana review and discuss the fantastic city-building game from Ted Alspach and Bezier Games, Suburbia, and… Read More »

By Guest Author, November 24, 2016 0 Features

From one craze to the next, this trend then the other, the gaming world is constantly evolving; and with each new revolutionary game, gamers expect more from the developers. 2016 had its highs and lows where top games are concerned,… Read More »