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.
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.
Moe takes a look at Leviathan, a two-player micro-tactical battle card game with a miniatures game feel, where you take on the role of either Captain Ahab or Moby Dick.
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.
Moe takes a gander inside the box for Heroes of the Pacific, one of the many titles in the Tactical series from Lock 'N Load Publishing.
With a new year comes a new publisher and Antler Games bravely enters the wasteland fray with their take on a bleak and ravaged world, where evaporated seas have left vast, desolate plains known as the Saltlands.
B-17 Flying Fortress Leader has you managing, planning and running bomber and fighter groups in daring missions over German occupied Europe, in another challenging addition to this exciting solitaire series.
Everybody dreams of living large, making boatloads of cash and acquiring all of the fame. For the majority of us, it’s just a pipe dream that we’ll never come to realize. Thanks to FoxMind, we can now live out that fantasy vicariously with their latest board game Get Rich Quick!
Polyversal is the new 6mm miniatures wargame from designer Ken Whitehurst and published by Collins Epic Wargames that brings the challenge and chaos of being a commander in a unique, near future, military sci-fi setting to your tabletop.
After millennia spent ruling the universe, the gods found their powers diminishing and began having a sort of mid-existence crisis. Determined to once again reach the pinnacle of power, they came together and agreed to battle it out for total supremacy.
If you’re a fan of puzzle games, I’ve got a neat little gem for you. The folks at FoxMind have just released a dandy speed pattern puzzler called Match Madness. This entertaining and challenging puzzle solving game has great components and easy rules, making it a sure fire hit with friends and family
Moe takes a run through the nightmare forest, with creatures of the night hot on his tail. The catch, they're undead!
Been looking to sway that video gamer friend of yours into trying a board game, but they’re always too busy working on their kill streak to bother? Well, tell them to put down the controller this Christmas break and join you at the table for a game of Hollow Cell from Lock ‘N Load Publishing.
Moe takes a break from the summer heat with a refreshing trip to the water park with Slide Blast from FoxMind.
Moe takes another odd walk through the mind of designer Jim Felli of Devious Weasel Games with his latest title Bemused.
Piecekeeper Games brings us a unique treat with their first title, Flag Dash. Step back into those blissful summers of your youth and enjoy the carefree joy of playing capture the flag once again with your friends!
Darkest Night has evolved over the years from the base game up through four expansions to build an enthralling fantasy game world that will satisfy any solitaire gamer’s need for adventure and the 2nd Edition pushes that boundary further, bringing to us the definitive Darkest Night experience.
Dragon Brew is a worker placement and resource management game set in the fantasy kingdom of Brumancia. Here, the races have decided to settle their differences not through a test of arms, but with a beer brewing competition. Quite a tasty alternative to lopping off limbs I should say. So, pass me a Grumpy Bastard Stout and let’s take a closer look at the game.
Following up on last year’s successful Kickstarter House of Borgia, Talon Strikes Studios is bringing us their second title, one that’s been two years in the making. King’s Champion is the brain child of designer Jason Washburn that blends euro mechanics with ameritrash action while tackling a unique subject, jousting.
Moe previews World's Fair 1893, the new euro from Foxtrot Games.
Moe takes a spin with Kung Fu Zoo, and has a flicking good time with this beautiful dexterity game for 2-4 players.
The Alderswamps outside of the Free City of Temmen are full of magical riches that King Dalian wants to call his own. First, the deadly Briarlights which infest the marshy wastes must be eradicated to ensure ownership of these treasures.
5-Minute Dungeon is a real-time card game for 2-5 adventurers that requires quick thinking, brisk communication and snappy card play to beat the silly denizens of this light-hearted, but deadly five level dungeon.