Review – Paradox

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Review – Paradox Matt Snodgrass, Play Unplugged Let’s just get it out early: Paradox will mess with your head. In this drafting, set collecting, Tetris/Bejeweled-esque sci-fi puzzler from Split Second Games, you’re a scientist. And, as scientists are wont to do, you have to not-just save the world, but save lots of the worlds. The entire…

Origins 2015 Recap

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Origins 2015 Recap Matt Snodgrass, Play Unplugged Ah, the week coming off a long 4th of July weekend.  What better time to get my Origins review posted, right? After all, it was only a month ago!  We’re now officially closer to GenCon than we are to Origins.  What can I say – I’m slow like…

Grains & Games Episode 3 – Superbeeroes Unite!

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Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged, 4/20/15 Do you like beer? Do you like tabletop gaming? You came to the right place! Play Unplugged and The Brewzok present two great tastes, that taste great together: craft beer and adventure games! Enrico Nardini (Editor in Chief of Play Unplugged and Associate Editor of Ravage Magazine) and Monson “Tony” Borzok…

Play Unplugged Hosts TableTop Day 2015 Event

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Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged, 4/11/15 It’s TableTop Day! Woot! I love any excuse to play more games, so I was more than happy to run an event for this year’s gathering of tabletop gamers. I presided over a diabolical dungeon crawl full of maniacal monsters bent on the murder of our admirable adventurers. Needless to say…

Grains & Games Episode 2 – A Tale of Two Brews

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Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged Do you like beer? Do you like tabletop gaming? You came to the right place! Play Unplugged and The Brewzok present two great tastes, that taste great together: craft beer and adventure games! Enrico Nardini (Editor in Chief of Play Unplugged and Associate Editor of Ravage Magazine) and Monson “Tony” Borzok (Owner…

Iconic Clerics Oppose Indiana Governor

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Loves: Light, The Power of Healing 
Hates: Discrimination

Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged, 4/1/15 In this Play Unplugged exclusive interview, Dungeons & Dragons iconic clerics Jozan (Pelor) and Eberk (Moradin) voice their opinions regarding Governor of Indiana Mike Pence and State Bill 101. Enrico Nardini (N): I appreciate you two approaching me to do this story; it’s an amazing opportunity. But, you’ll have to…

Game Journalism – A Totally Fulfilling Profession

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Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged, 4/1/15 Getting blown off for a scheduled interview for the third time in that many days gives you time to think about your life choices. Generally, that time is the half-hour or so that you slated for said interview. But, that’s ok. That designer just believes that my time doesn’t matter…

MtG Commander – Tuck is Gone

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Mike Eaton, Play Unplugged, 3/23/15 Hello, Magic players. It’s been a minute since I’ve talked about the game, because frankly, I hadn’t been much for innovation in a while. I’m pushing 30 and life has a way of getting between you and your card collection. But I just spit out my tasty beverage this evening as I…

Grains & Games Episode 1 – Stouts and Starters

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Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged Do you like beer? Do you like tabletop gaming? You came to the right place! Play Unplugged and The Brewzok present two great tastes, that taste great together: craft beer and adventure games! Enrico Nardini (Editor in Chief of Play Unplugged and Associate Editor of Ravage Magazine) and Monson “Tony” Borzok (Owner…

Review – Sellswords

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Review – Sellswords Jasmine Davis, Play Unplugged For a certain type of couple, it’s very easy to wear out all the usual two-player games quickly. Jaipur? Been there, done that. Lost Cities? Sure, it’s fun…the first hundred times. Twilight Struggle? You might play again now that Nate Silver’s talking it up. But two-player games are…