Learn HeroClix at our Sidekick events!

May 8, 2017

Heroclix Sidekick events are meant for newer players to learn the basics of the game of HeroClix. Once a month, through July, Sidekick events will partner up a new player with an experienced player and set them against another pair

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Gamer’s Glance: Element

May 3, 2017

ElementBoxWater Runs. Fire Spreads. Each of the four elements are yours to command in this new abstract strategy game from Rather Dashing Games. How quickly will you master control of earth, air, fire, and water? In order to win, you …

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Dread: A Horror RPG

April 13, 2017

Maybe you’re at home with a couple of friends on a stormy night. What was that? Did you hear something? I think there is someone else in the house, someone in the basement.Dreadcover

Or maybe you are lost in the …

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Commander Spotlight: Hapatra, Vizier of Poisons

April 8, 2017

Hello folks! My name is Jordan, your friendly neighborhood Barrister from the Mayfair Mall location. This is my first post here on the Barrister Blog, so please let me know what you think of the content. If you disagree with …

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What the Heck is a Living Card Game?

February 20, 2017

There are a lot of card games out there beckoning you to experience the joys they can provide. Fortunately, most of these games are excellent. Unfortunately, they often employ different methods for adding new cards to your collection that can …

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What’s In A Game: Space Exploration/Colonization Games

February 13, 2017

Welcome back to What’s In A Game, where I pick a genre and look at some examples of games in that genre. This month, I’m going with one of my very favorites, Space Exploration Games. There’s a lot of variety …

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Classic Games Worth Another Look in 2017

January 17, 2017

New games with their shiny bits, expansions, hexagons, and everything else are awesome! But let’s not forget some of the time honored classics – there’s a reason they’ve been around so long. Here’s a run-down of a few short and …

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Harry Potter: The Battle for Hogwarts

January 9, 2017

Like many out therhogwartsbattkee, I saw the new Harry Potter game and thought: “Oh yay, another media marketing ploy and tie-in to promote a brand that’s slapped onto a generic game!” But, as a former teacher and a fantasy …

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What’s In A Game: Dice Games

January 4, 2017

Welcome to What’s In A Game, what will hopefully turn into a regular feature on this blog, where I write about different genres of games out there. This time, the topic is dice games. Dice are a simple enough …

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The game with everything: Twilight Imperium

December 27, 2016

twilightimperiumboxIt finally happened. I finally got to play the big one. I finally played Twilight Imperium and let me say that it was an experience. I first heard about Twilight Imperium a few years back when I was first getting …

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