Moe's Game Table is Maurice Fitzgerald's continuing adventures in board game reviewing, covering both published and Kickstarter games, alongside some industry news and interviews. Expect to see coverage of Ameritrash, Euros, and wargames, while also taking a peek at what's currently being played on Moe's table.
Moe made the trek from Dallas, Texas to the World Boardgaming Championships in the appropriately named town of Champion, Pennsylvania. While there, he had the chance to check out several upcoming games and learn of updates to existing ones.
In his latest video, Moe takes a look through the new Lock ‘N Load Tactical v5.0 manual that was just released at Origins by Lock ‘N Load Publishing. This rule book joins all existing rules together into one single volume with numerous illustrated examples of the rules and two comprehensive walkthroughs to get new gamers up to speed quickly on the system,
Moe takes a look at 1500: The New World, a strategy game for 2-6 players from Dan Verssen Games.
Moe takes a look inside the latest box of goodness from GMT Games and Mark Herman.
Moe takes a look at the latest from famed designer Martin Wallace, with his title Lincoln. Wallace's take on the Civil War mixes a wargame feel with deck-builder elements to bring us a unique strategy game mashup.
Moe takes a look at No Motherland Without, a new Card Driven Game centered around the six decade long clash between North Korea and the West. This two player game is very reminiscent of such classics as Twilight Struggle and 1989, so fans of those titles will definitely be interested in this one for sure.
Moe examines what makes Unbroken a unique and challenging solo dungeon crawler, the second game from designer Artem Safarov.
Moe digs into Donning the Purple from Tompet Games, which heads to Kickstarter this week. If you're looking for a game about intrigue, political power plays, and shifting alliances all packed in a quick-playing game with an epic feel, see how Donning the Purple handles the task.
Space Infantry veterans will be happy to know the game will be very much the same, but now looks and plays even better. While the gameplay has not undergone any drastic changes, it has been given a needed visual makeover, along with further development tweaks to improve the overall experience.
Sherman Leader has you fighting across the deserts of North Africa and the countryside’s of Europe, with a chance to relive the historic Battle of the Bulge. But the ETO isn’t your only challenge, as you’ll also contest campaigns in the treacherous jungles of the Philippines, Okinawa, and Saipan in the Pacific Theater.
Moe takes a look at Iron Curtain, the latest from Asger Harding Granerud and Daniel Skjold Pedersen. Iron Curtain us a quick-playing, micro-macro view of the Cold War struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union.
Moe's Game Table is running a week long giveaway for White Star Rising from Lock 'N Load Publishing. White Star Rising in the first game in the Nations at War series, depicting platoon level combat in World War II.
Moe takes a first look at Unconditional Surrender from GMT Games with his latest unboxing.
Lt. Smith can still see the explosion clearly, the afterimage etched indelibly into his mind’s eye. First, was the smoke trail jetting into the sky, then a deafening bang, as the rocket-propelled grenade slammed into the tail rotor housing of the Blackhawk which had been cruising above the rooftops.
Heroes of the Motherland is a dramatic and exciting interpretation of combat on the Eastern Front. German Wehrmacht and SS engage in brutal struggles with Soviet Line and Guards troops, bolstered by insurgent Partisan forces, across the Soviet landscape.
Moe concludes his review of the Conflict of Heroes series with a look at the latest offering from Academy Games, Conflict of Heroes - Guadalcanal. Hit the beach the Moe and the Marines and see what new excitement Guadalcanal brings to the award winning series.
Moe checks out the Firefight Generator expansion for Conflict of Heroes - Awakening the Bear 2nd Edition.
Moe continues his deep dive into the Conflict of Heroes series from Academy Games. This time taking a look at the devilishly clever, and very challenging AI opponent from the East Front Solo Expansion.
Moe takes a deep dive into the Conflict of Heroes series, starting with Awakening the Bear 2nd Edition. There is an old axiom which says that battle is the toughest taskmaster, and you’ll get a hint of the validity of that sentiment after playing Conflict of Heroes – Awakening the Bear.
1754 – Conquest: The French and Indian War is the third and final title in the Birth of America series from Academy Games. The game carries on the same core game play of the first two games, 1812: The Invasion of Canada and 1775: Rebellion, making it very easy for gamers already familiar with the system to jump right in.
The LnL Tactical system is a proven, solid system, replete with enough depth and chrome to keep tactical gamers happy and busy for quite some time. As with most any wargame, these can be played solitaire, with a gamer taking both sides, but nothing compares with real head-to-head competition. That is, until now.
Moe takes a look at the Desert Heat 2nd Edition from Lock 'N Load Publishing.