Review – Space Cadets: Dice Duel

Space Cadets: Dice Duel

Review – Space Cadets: Dice Duel Dan Bidwa, Play Unplugged Because April is National Poetry Month, we bring you a sonnet about Space Cadets: Dice Duel from Stronghold Games (English form, because Shakespeare, bitches): When eight friends join in hope of games to play, But thoughts of Werewolf clones – no thanks, too cruel. And no card…

Let’s Play SuperSystem 4th Edition Part 3 – Mental Attack and Resolving Ties

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Let’s Play SuperSystem 4th Edition Part 3 – Mental Attack and Resolving Ties Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged The Four-Color Studios team has put together a series of Let’s Play videos featuring SuperSystem 4th Edition mechanics (now on Kickstarter). We will be highlighting a number of different aspects of play throughout this series, that will appeal to both new…

Monday’s Miniatures – Witches 2 (Strange Aeons)

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Monday’s Miniatures – Witches 2 (Strange Aeons) Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged Mondays are for miniatures! Every Monday, Play Unplugged’s Enrico Nardini reviews different miniatures from across the hobby world. This week’s figures: Witches 2 for Strange Aeons from Uncle Mike’s Worldwide. Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble… Where was I going with this tortured reference? Oh!…

Super Special Podcast – Quarter 1, 2014

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Super Special Podcast – Quarter 1, 2014 Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged It’s finally here! The long awaited return of Play Unplugged Radio is here, and we have a doozy of a first episode for you. Our podcast is indeed Super and Special, as the team gets together for almost two hours of gaming gab and…

Review – What the Food?!

What the Food?!

Review – What the Food?! Mike Eaton, Play Unplugged I have been humiliated in a food fight. If you ever expected a review to begin like this . . . I like you! (Also: I am truly sorry.) Playing What the Food?! from Squirmy Beast is an exercise in adolescent waste, conducted safely and cleanly in your game…

Let’s Play SuperSystem 4th Edition – Part 2

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Let’s Play SuperSystem 4th Edition – Part 2 Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged The Four-Color Studios team has put together a series of Let’s Play videos featuring SuperSystem 4th Edition mechanics (now on Kickstarter). We will be highlighting a number of different aspects of play throughout this series, that will appeal to both new and experienced heroes. This second video…

Designer’s Log 5 – Archetypes

Dark Avenger: A Cunning Brawler

Designer’s Log 5 – Archetypes Scott Pyle, Play Unplugged, 4/16/14 My long experience reading comic books and subsequently playing TSR’s Marvel Superheroes game when it came out in the mid 1980’s, left indelible marks on my perception of the various characters in the stories I was reading. It’s natural to put things into “boxes,” to categorize…

Preview – Pleasant Dreams

Pleasant Dreams

Preview – Pleasant Dreams Dan Bidwa, Play Unplugged Pleasantly on… Wait… Let me try that again. Presently on Kickstarter, Pleasant Dreams is a card game for one or two players where each player is trying to empty the draw deck, or to be the last person standing. Or, in this case, sleeping: the premise of…

SuperSystem Miniature Mayhem!

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SuperSystem Miniature Mayhem! Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged, 4/14/14 Greetings Super Friends, Backers clamoring for more superhero miniature goodness have been a common theme in our comment section. Fear not; your voices have been heard! Old Glory, producer of the SuperFigs line of 28mm superhero miniatures is partnering with Four-Color Studios to offer the following amazing…

Review – Mage Wars: Druid Vs. Necromancer

Mage Wars: Druid Vs. Necromancer

Review – Mage Wars: Druid Vs. Necromancer Matt Snodgrass, Play Unplugged Overview Somewhere, in the depths of Etheria, the dark heart of the forest stirs. The earth rumbles as creeper vines and saplings erupt in a verdant bloom of barely contained life. In the fens and marshes of the northern swamps, the Bog Queen awakens,…