Killer Cocktails from Outer Space – A Science Fiction themed book of wonderful, alcoholic concoctions!

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Aug 122015
 
Killer Cocktails from Outer Space - A Science Fiction themed book of wonderful, alcoholic concoctions!

What are killer cocktails? Killer Cocktails from Outer Space is the second book in a series that started with Blasphemous Cocktails. While Blasphemous Cocktails was largely inspired by H.P. Lovecraft and other horror writers, Killer Cocktails from Outer Space takes its lead from Science Fiction. We have created over 150 cocktail recipes taken from the screen and book alike. Shows like Star Wars, Star Trek, Babylon 5, Farscape, and many more have inspired these drinks and you will see many familiar names among them. We […]

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I'm a geek. A nerd, a dweeb, whatever. Yes I owned garb, yes I still own medieval weaponry. And yeah, I could kick your butt in Mechwarrior the CCG. I love video games, role playing games, tactical board games and all forms of speculative fiction. I will never berate someone for wanting to be a Jedi and take everything Gary Gygax ever wrote as gospel. Well, all of this but that last bit.

Daily Board Game Deals – 7/27

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Jul 272015
 
Daily Board Game Deals - 7/27

Not every day will feature enough interesting deals to warrant a post. Today however is not one of those days. Lanterns: The Harvest Festival is a wonderful game (my review) that is currently $20.15 plus $0.25 in shipping. It’s not Prime, but it is 42% off. Panamax from Stronghold Games is 34% off at $39.78. Smash Up is 39% off at $18.34, but it won’t ship Prime until July 30th. Munchkin Loot Letter (the Love Letter/Munchkin mash up) is 49% at $5.60. It’s an add-on […]

About Ben

I'm a geek. A nerd, a dweeb, whatever. Yes I owned garb, yes I still own medieval weaponry. And yeah, I could kick your butt in Mechwarrior the CCG. I love video games, role playing games, tactical board games and all forms of speculative fiction. I will never berate someone for wanting to be a Jedi and take everything Gary Gygax ever wrote as gospel. Well, all of this but that last bit.

Daily Board Game Deals – 7/23/15

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Jul 232015
 
Daily Board Game Deals - 7/23/15

To start off the day, Privateer Press is having a small sale.  Warmachine High Command is 55% off at $17.99. Grind, another Privateer Press title is 79% off at $14.99 shipped. Galactic Strike Force is 63% off at $14.99 shipped as well. Trains is 52% off at $28.73. Trains 2: Rising Sun is 43% off at $34.38 AEG’s Rush and Crush is 47% off at $26.57. One of my all time favorites, Seasons is 34% off at $33.00. Lewis & Clark is 36% off today at […]

About Ben

I'm a geek. A nerd, a dweeb, whatever. Yes I owned garb, yes I still own medieval weaponry. And yeah, I could kick your butt in Mechwarrior the CCG. I love video games, role playing games, tactical board games and all forms of speculative fiction. I will never berate someone for wanting to be a Jedi and take everything Gary Gygax ever wrote as gospel. Well, all of this but that last bit.

How to Survive Your FLGS Closing – Wargaming Recon #140

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Jul 202015
 
How to Survive Your FLGS Closing – Wargaming Recon #140

Learn how to survive the closing of your friendly local game store (FLGS). Guest Aaron Bostian has tips based on his experience of his FLGS shutting down. Support Jonathan through PATREON https://media.blubrry.com/wargamingrecon/p/archive.org/download/wr140_201507/wr140.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download About Jonathan J. ReinhartJonathan J. Reinhart is an editor of Troll in the Corner where he writes about wargaming. Jonathan also is the owner of the Wargaming Recon podcast. He has been gaming with miniatures since 2000 and playing board games from a young age. He’s played […]

About Jonathan J. Reinhart

Jonathan J. Reinhart is an editor of Troll in the Corner where he writes about wargaming. Jonathan also is the owner of the Wargaming Recon podcast. He has been gaming with miniatures since 2000 and playing board games from a young age. He's played a myriad of games such as: Warhammer 40k, Warhammer Fantasy, Warmachine, Starship Troopers, Axis & Allies: War at Sea, Flames of War and Warlord Games' Black Powder rules. War at Sea and the Black Powder rules are his current go-to games. Jonathan enjoys casual, fast, fun, and group board games. Sitting Ducks Gallery, Zombie Dice, Guillotine, Pandemic, and Carcassonne rank high on his list. He is a retired local politician with a B.A. in Politics & History, which provides a useful background for historical gaming. A casual World of Warcraft player, he became a Kingslayer as Viktrious the Blood Elf on 4/23/11 and followed that up by slaying Deathwing on 5/9/12.

Please share: 4 days left to get Swamped!

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Jun 022015
 
Please share: 4 days left to get Swamped!

4 days left to get Swamped! 2-4 players, 20-30 minutes, semi-cooperative play with a unique programmed movement mechanic! All this in 35 cards and 2 bits! $12 plus shipping gets the game to your door this December. That means for about the cost of a movie and a medium movie soda, you can enjoy a highly repayable game with 2-3 of your friends. Or use the solo variant! The Swamp Tiger expansion is up and we need to get our total to $17,000! That’s entirely […]

About Ben

I'm a geek. A nerd, a dweeb, whatever. Yes I owned garb, yes I still own medieval weaponry. And yeah, I could kick your butt in Mechwarrior the CCG. I love video games, role playing games, tactical board games and all forms of speculative fiction. I will never berate someone for wanting to be a Jedi and take everything Gary Gygax ever wrote as gospel. Well, all of this but that last bit.

HuzzahCon 2015 with Adrian Benson – Wargaming Recon #136

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May 302015
 
HuzzahCon 2015 with Adrian Benson - Wargaming Recon #136

Huzzah is one of the best historical gaming conventions in New England. It features a variety of historical tabletop games from many time periods and rule sets. Huzzah 2015 was the first live in person recording of Wargaming Recon. Many thanks to Dean Emmerson for making it possible. Support Jonathan through PATREON https://media.blubrry.com/wargamingrecon/p/archive.org/download/wr136_201505/wr136.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download About Jonathan J. ReinhartJonathan J. Reinhart is an editor of Troll in the Corner where he writes about wargaming. Jonathan also is the owner of the […]

About Jonathan J. Reinhart

Jonathan J. Reinhart is an editor of Troll in the Corner where he writes about wargaming. Jonathan also is the owner of the Wargaming Recon podcast. He has been gaming with miniatures since 2000 and playing board games from a young age. He's played a myriad of games such as: Warhammer 40k, Warhammer Fantasy, Warmachine, Starship Troopers, Axis & Allies: War at Sea, Flames of War and Warlord Games' Black Powder rules. War at Sea and the Black Powder rules are his current go-to games. Jonathan enjoys casual, fast, fun, and group board games. Sitting Ducks Gallery, Zombie Dice, Guillotine, Pandemic, and Carcassonne rank high on his list. He is a retired local politician with a B.A. in Politics & History, which provides a useful background for historical gaming. A casual World of Warcraft player, he became a Kingslayer as Viktrious the Blood Elf on 4/23/11 and followed that up by slaying Deathwing on 5/9/12.

Three Swamped stretch goals unlocked in 24 hours and we’re so close to two more!

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May 272015
 
Three Swamped stretch goals unlocked in 24 hours and we're so close to two more!

Swamped is having a fantastic week! Yesterday we unlocked THREE stretch goals –  boat tokens, croc tokens and the Create Your Own Adventurer card! Let’s take a look! We are 2 backers away from unlocking Spot UV on the box and just $266 away from unlocking the alternate Start Map! Wow! Thank you! That means if we get just 17 backers today, we’ve unlocked both upcoming stretch goals. This would be fantastic! And keep us going well on our way towards extra cards and EXPANSIONS! All […]

About Ben

I'm a geek. A nerd, a dweeb, whatever. Yes I owned garb, yes I still own medieval weaponry. And yeah, I could kick your butt in Mechwarrior the CCG. I love video games, role playing games, tactical board games and all forms of speculative fiction. I will never berate someone for wanting to be a Jedi and take everything Gary Gygax ever wrote as gospel. Well, all of this but that last bit.

Edo’s Game reviews: Swamped Kickstarter Preview Episode 92

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May 202015
 
Edo's Game reviews: Swamped Kickstarter Preview Episode 92

  Edo gives my game Swamped a great Preview in less than six minutes! Please like, subscribe, and share with your friends! About Ben I’m a geek. A nerd, a dweeb, whatever. Yes I owned garb, yes I still own medieval weaponry. And yeah, I could kick your butt in Mechwarrior the CCG. I love video games, role playing games, tactical board games and all forms of speculative fiction. I will never berate someone for wanting to be a Jedi and take everything Gary Gygax […]

About Ben

I'm a geek. A nerd, a dweeb, whatever. Yes I owned garb, yes I still own medieval weaponry. And yeah, I could kick your butt in Mechwarrior the CCG. I love video games, role playing games, tactical board games and all forms of speculative fiction. I will never berate someone for wanting to be a Jedi and take everything Gary Gygax ever wrote as gospel. Well, all of this but that last bit.