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March 20, 2019

The Classic Dune Board Game Is Coming Back After Over 30 Years Out Of Print

With a new Dune movie on the way, it’s time to start digging up the property’s old tie-ins, and there’s no better place to start than the critically-acclaimed—and long out of print—board game.

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March 18, 2019

Betrayal Legacy Is Long-Form Board Gaming At Its Best

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March 9, 2019

Quacks of Quedlinburg review: Brewing bogus potions never felt better!

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Who knew that being a snake-oil salesman was so much fun?

Last summer, the board game Die Quacksalber von Quedlinburg won a major award from the German press, and buzz was big on both sides of the Atlantic. Now out in English as The Quacks of Quedlinburg from North Star Games, we’ve finally had a chance to put this bag-building, press-your-luck game through its potion-making paces.

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February 17, 2019

‘Overwatch’ action figures and Monopoly are coming this spring

Hasbro is about to give you many, many ways to flaunt your Overwatch fandom beyond the occasional Nerf gun. It’s launching a series of toys and games themed around the character-driven shooter, including Monopoly Overwatch Collector’s Edition (below…
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