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The New Batman: The Animated Series Board Game Is A Big Box Of Bat Action

While DC handles Batman’s comic book adventures, the folks at IDW Games are in charge of turning the caped crusader’s animated adventures into tabletop crimefighting (or crime doing) for one to five players. There is a whole lot goiing on inside the box of Batman: The Animated Series—Shadow of the Bat. Read more…

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The New Batman: The Animated Series Board Game Is A Big Box Of Bat Action

While DC handles Batman’s comic book adventures, the folks at IDW Games are in charge of turning the caped crusader’s animated adventures into tabletop crimefighting (or crime doing) for one to five players. There is a whole lot goiing on inside the box of Batman: The Animated Series—Shadow of the Bat. Read more…

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The New Batman: The Animated Series Board Game Is A Big Box Of Bat Action

While DC handles Batman’s comic book adventures, the folks at IDW Games are in charge of turning the caped crusader’s animated adventures into tabletop crimefighting (or crime doing) for one to five players. There is a whole lot goiing on inside the box of Batman: The Animated Series—Shadow of the Bat.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Wonder Woman, Marvel Heroes, and Power Rangers Are All Stars of the Latest Tabletop News

Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games. This weekend’s Toy Fair will bring all sorts of awesome gaming news. We’ve got some exciting stuff here, and be sure to be on the lookout for some reveals and announcements on io9 in the coming days. Right now, we’ve […]

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Wonder Woman, Marvel Heroes, and Power Rangers Are All Stars of the Latest Tabletop News

Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games. This weekend’s Toy Fair will bring all sorts of awesome gaming news. We’ve got some exciting stuff here, and be sure to be on the lookout for some reveals and announcements on io9 in the coming days. Right now, we’ve […]

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Arkham Horror’s April Fool’s Gag, Barkham Horror, Becomes Real Game

Earlier this year, Fantasy Flight’s April Fool’s joke was to announce an expansion to Arkham Horror’s card game called The Dogwich Legacy, in which the human heroes were replaced by dogs and the Lovecraftian horrors by cats. The joke came and went, but people loved it so much that it’s now an actual game.Read more… […]

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Join Dark Rey For a High Price, and More of the Most Villainous Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all the coolest and shiniest merchandise we’ve seen on the internet lately that is sadly not on discount today! This week, join the dark side with Star Wars collectibles from The Rise of Skywalker, and iconic movie monsters get very colorful makeovers. Check it out!Read […]

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Join Dark Rey For a High Price, and More of the Most Villainous Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all the coolest and shiniest merchandise we’ve seen on the internet lately that is sadly not on discount today! This week, join the dark side with Star Wars collectibles from The Rise of Skywalker, and iconic movie monsters get very colorful makeovers. Check it out!Read […]

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Join Dark Rey For a High Price, and More of the Most Villainous Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all the coolest and shiniest merchandise we’ve seen on the internet lately that is sadly not on discount today! This week, join the dark side with Star Wars collectibles from The Rise of Skywalker, and iconic movie monsters get very colorful makeovers. Check it out!Read […]

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GeekOn!

GeekOn! is currently running a Kickstarter for a whole range of board game travel/transport accessories, some of which I’ve tried out previously (the portable dice tower + nesting tray is great). Things are a bit pricey individually, so the bundles are where it’s at.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Play Chess Against Simulated Grand Masters on Chess DB

I just lost at chess to Bobby Fischer, three times in a row. Then for a change of pace, I lost to Magnus Carlsen, world champion since 2013. Then I lost to the lowest-ranked player I could choose, 15-year-old Abhishek K. Over 29,000 people can play chess better than Abhishek. I cannot. Read more… Continue […]

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Arkham Horror: Final Hour Is A Terrible Introduction To Lovecraftian Board Gaming

I wrote about Mansions of Madness last week, because it’s a great game and I loved every second of it. This week, I’m writing about a different, newer Arkham game from Fantasy Flight and yikes, this one I don’t like anywhere near as much.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mansions Of Madness Is Still One Of The Best Co-Op Board Games Out There

After somehow avoiding it for over two years, I finally got the chance this week to sit down with the second edition of Fantasy Flight’s Mansions of Madness, easily my favourite of their line of Lovecraftian games. The big difference between this version and the first is that it gets rid of the role of […]

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