Tsuro: The Game of the Path

March 12, 2013

Tsuro: The Game of the Path

Tsuro: The Game of the Path is a game for 2-8 players that will usually finish in under an hour. That alone makes it worth investigating, but the fact that this is an engaging game of strategy and tactics makes …

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Whatever Happened to Avalon Hill?

January 22, 2013

At the Board Game Barrister, we often get requests for games by specific game publishers. One of the most common requests is for Avalon Hill games.

Technically, Avalon Hill closed its doors in 1998. Yet, we still have Avalon Hill …

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Dungeon! The Board Game

November 12, 2012

Older Dungeons & Dragons players* might remember a board game published by TSR in 1975 calledDungeon! The game simulated some aspects of the D&D roleplaying game which was released a year earlier. It’s been out of print since …

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What are Precision Dice?

September 20, 2012

What are Precision Dice?

Precision dice have sharp edges. They come in opaque or gem (translucent) plastic with a variety of colors to choose from. Many people (myself included) love the look of the gem colors because they look like precious stones.

Lou Zocchi …

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Why are there so many different versions of Axis & Allies?

August 12, 2012

Why are there so many different versions of Axis & Allies?

What’s up with all these new versions of Axis & Allies? We’ve got two new versions of the game which arrived a couple weeks ago, and two additional new versions coming next month. What’s the difference between them all?  Here …

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Dungeon Command

July 16, 2012

Dungeon Command

Do you miss D&D minis? After taunting fans with an April Fool’s joke about a new line of paper D&D minis, Wizards of the Coast has actually made a new miniatures game. It’s calledDungeon Command and it is a …

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Melissa & Doug: Awesome Toy Company

March 4, 2012

Melissa & Doug: Awesome Toy Company

Melissa and Doug make some really great, high quality toys that are perfect for fun both inside and outside. If you haven’t seen how cool Melissa and Doug toys are just stop by, we have a lot of them. In …

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