The Best in Board Games – In 5 Minutes or Less!
Sept 25, 2013 – Issue #52

CONTEST!

Oops! I forgot to include the link to the Lords of Waterdeep contest in yesterday’s issue. You can enter at the contest page. The contest is open until September 29.

TOP NEWS

  • Asmodee is releasing Skull, a reprint of Skull & Roses with all new colorful artwork.

HOT DEALS

  • Board Game Geek and Pangalactic Entertainment have partnered to give away equivalents to several high reward tiers on the Planet Defiant: Onslaught of Vanas Kickstarter.

Kickstart Corner

Reviews & Previews

Eclipse

Eclipse is 4x space exploration game with euro elements. In Eclipse you expand your empire by colonizing new planets allowing you to place your population cubes and build your resources. Upgrade your ships to combat other players and they mysterious ancients. Each race has its own unique abilities and the expansion allows play for up to 9 players.

Articles

  • Cedrick Chaboussit shares a design diary for Lewis & Clark on Board Game Geek.
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DESIGNER’S MIND

  • Ben of Troll in the Corner has started a new Google+ community called Game School for game designers to share information.
  • Greg at 3D Total Games discusses fixed cost, variable value
  • Jamey Stegmaier’s latest Kickstarter Lesson gives us a humorous peek inside the process of setting your MSRP.

Project of the Day

The Back it for a Buck Challenge (B4B) encourages gamers to back 10 board game related Kickstarter projects during the month of September for $1.00 (or more) each. The Project of the Day is a suggested project you may wish to back.

Drive-Thru Review

Help Joel Eddy cover GenCon and Essen 2014 live!
On Kickstarter until October 18