Issue #375 – Today’s gaming links!

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May 25, 2017 – Issue #375

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Issue #374 – Weekend gaming links

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May 13, 2017 – Issue #374

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Issue #373 – Thursday Gaming Links

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May 11, 2017 – Issue #373

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Issue #372 – Archmage Origins

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May 9, 2017 – Issue #372

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Archmage Origins

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Archmage Origins is a 2-4 player card game from SolarFlare games where you use your mystical energy to gain control of a force of monsters, crush your rivals and win the day.

Players take turns manipulating the field of monsters and focusing their mystical power to “enlist” monsters to form the strongest force possible. The goal is to control the strongest force of monsters from the Realm, which is made up of cards indicating the monster that occupies that space and its power level.

Players take turns peeking at the cards to determine where the most powerful monsters are hiding, deviously moving the monsters around, and strategically placing their Mage Cards around the borders of the Realm. Once all the Mage Cards are in place, players compare the power value of the magical energies that intersects at each monster. The player with the higher total mystical power value gains control of that monster (usually). The player who collects the most powerful force of monsters wins.

Archmage Origins takes 10-20 minutes to play. You can get a copy on Kickstarter now for just $9.00 including US shipping!

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Issue #371 – Weekend gaming links

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May 6, 2017 – Issue #371

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“Spend as little time as possible creating the first prototype, because you will definitely trash it and build something new just after the first playtesting session.” – Bruno Cathala

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Issue #370 – Gaming Links Galore!

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May 2, 2017 – Issue #370

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“In order to survive in the gaming market, you have to go over and above. It’s not enough to just do enough. You have to be able to wow people, and to wow people, you can’t just play it safe.” – Mark Rosewater

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Issue #369 – Gaming links for your day!

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Apr 27, 2017 – Issue #369

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Issue #368 – Tuesday’s Gaming Links

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Apr 25, 2017 – Issue #368

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“Tip for new designers: your first half-dozen games (at least) are going to be terrible. Lower your expectations, iterate quickly, and be prepared to throw them out.” – Peter C. Hayward

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Issue #367 – Weekend gaming links

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Apr 22, 2017 – Issue #367

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“One of the great parts of working in a super crowded design space (zombies, dungeons) is that the audience already gets the premise. However, where most people fail is not sufficiently setting themselves apart from their peers in the genre. You have to differ meaningfully.” – Grant Rodiek

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Issue #366 – Thursday Gaming Links

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Apr 20, 2017 – Issue #366

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“Don’t be scared to show a terrible game to peers. Other designers will be very understanding and everything needs to come from somewhere.” – Behrooz Shahriari

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