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Axis and Allies Tactics – “The First Bite of the Apple” theory.

Axis and Allies Tactics – “The First Bite of the Apple” theory.

Fred Manzo March 26, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Axis and Allies Tactics One other item worth mentioning for those playing >Axis and Allies is what has been called the “First Bite of the Apple” theory. Basically, it says that no matter

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Galactic Expanse: Starship Battles – A Card Game Review from The Boardgaming Way

Galactic Expanse: Starship Battles – A Card Game Review from The Boardgaming Way

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Galactic Expanse: Starship Battles A few months ago we played Galactic Expanse: Starship Battles. Or at least we tried to. GE is a two to four player card game designed by

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Mag-Blast 3rd Edition – A Card Game Review from The Boardgaming Way

Mag-Blast 3rd Edition – A Card Game Review from The Boardgaming Way

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Mag-Blast 3rd Edition Q: What’s a light year? A: It’s the same as a regular year, but with fewer calories. – Anonymous (Did you really expect someone to take credit for

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Dungeons and Dragons: Conquest of Nerath: A Boardgaming Way Review

Dungeons and Dragons: Conquest of Nerath: A Boardgaming Way Review

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Dungeons and Dragons: Conquest of Nerath Dungeons and Dragons: Conquest of Nerath, commonly called Conquest of Nerath, was designed by Richard Baker, Mons Johnson and Peter Lee and published by Hasbro/Wizards

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Roman Generals in Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Roman Generals in Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 3

By Fred Manzo Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage   Simply put, Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage is the best strategic Card-Driven Game (CDG) ever produced. To give you some idea of how good it is, old

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Axis and Allies Pacific: 1940 (First Edition) – A Boardgaming Way Review

Axis and Allies Pacific: 1940 (First Edition) – A Boardgaming Way Review

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Axis and Allies Pacific: 1940 (First Edition) Overview I like A&A in general and believe Axis & Allies Pacific: 1940 is a beautiful looking game with the potential to become the

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A Game of Thrones Board Game (First Edition) – And the question of “What is Fun?”

A Game of Thrones Board Game (First Edition) – And the question of “What is Fun?”

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo A Game of Thrones James Dunnigan once said “movement equals fun.” I’d say “Interaction equals fun,” movement being just one way players interact. For example, a typical Euro “multi-player solitaire” game

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A Game of Thrones: A Boardgaming Way Review

A Game of Thrones: A Boardgaming Way Review

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo A Game of Thrones A few months ago we played the first edition of A Game of Thrones. It was designed by Christian T Petersen and Kevin Wilson and published in

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Dawn of the Zeds (Second Edition) – A Boardgaming Way Review

Dawn of the Zeds (Second Edition) – A Boardgaming Way Review

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Dawn of the Zeds (Second Edition) “A teenager is someone who is well prepared for a zombie attack but not ready for tomorrow’s math test.” – Anonymous Zombies are hot. Hot,

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Nexus Ops – A Boardgaming Way Review

Nexus Ops – A Boardgaming Way Review

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Nexus Ops Recently we played Nexus Ops, a game designed by Charlie Catino and initially published by Avalon Hill (Hasbro) in 2005 and, in a second edition a few years ago,

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