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Unboxing the Reaper Bones II Kickstarter!

Back in October of 2013, I was one of the early bird backers of the second Reaper Bones Kickstarter. This crowdfunding effort raised over three million dollars and had nearly fifteen thousand people back it. Early this month, Reaper began to ship the »»

Miniature Review: Swamp Thing (Batman Miniature Game)

Swamp Thing Cost: 20.66€ ($23.38 USD) Release Date: February 2015 Get it Her: "The swamp is my world. It is WHO I am. It is WHAT I am. I was once a man. I KNOW the evil men do. Do not bring your evil here. I warn you. Beware »»

Review: Dying Light (Playstation 4)

Miles to walk before I sleep. Seriously can I call a cab? »»

Tabletop Review: Death in the Treklant (Castles & Crusades)

Death in the Treklant (Castles & Crusades) Publisher: Troll Lord Games Cost: $6.99 Page Count: 81 Release Date: 02/05/2015 Get it Here: Back in December I did a feature/unboxing on the leather-bound copies of Castles & Crusad »»

Game Collection Roundtable 02/06/2015: Criminal Girls: Invite Only, Star Wars Humble Bundle

What did the Diehard Gamefan team add to their collections this week? »»

Review: Criminal Girls: Invite Only (Sony Playstation Vita)

Criminal Girls: Invite Only Genre: RPG/Dating Sim Developer: Imageepoch Publisher: Nippon Ichi Release Date: 2/3/15 It’s hard to know what to really make of Criminal Girls: Invite Only. On a base level, it’s easy to dismiss it as a cheesec »»

Miniature Review: Stephen Amell/Arrow (Batman Miniature Game)

Arrow (Stephen Amell Version) Cost: 14.88€ ($17 USD) Release Date: February 2015 Get it Here: Knight Models In my younger days. I used to enjoy Heroclix, but I eventually grew out of that game. Even though I still play Robotech RPG Tactics, W »»

Review: Game of Thrones: Episode Two - The Lost Lords (Sony PlayStation 3)

Episode two has the same strengths and weaknesses as episode one. »»

Review: Life is Strange Episode One: Chrysalis (Sony PlayStation 4)

A strong start to a hopefully great season. »»

Review: Unmechanical Extended (Sony PlayStation 4)

A fun puzzler with a whole lot of charm. »»

Review: Dying Light (PC)

Dying Light Genre: Survival FPS Developer: Techland Publisher: WB Games Release Date: 01/27/15 I distinctly remember the first time I turned off Dying Light in disgust. It was at the end of a particularly long sequence of tropes; the charac »»

Review: Chariot (PC)

Long live the king... 's wagon. »»

Diehard GameCAST: Episode 62 - Resident Evil, Brandish: The Dark Revenant, Yakuza 5, and more!

A discussion about narrative vs gameplay mechanics ensues, along with coverage of the latest Nintendo Direct. »»

The Secrets of Cats: Animals & Threats Kickstarter is Now Live! (FATE Core System)

5:45am on a Sunday is not the best time for a Kickstarter to launch. Generally you want one of these to hit on a Weekday morning. However, The Secrets of Cats: Animals & Threats is no normal Kickstarter. It's the sequel to the original The Secrets o »»

Game Collection Roundtable 01/30/2015: Grim Fandango Remastered, Terranigma (SNES), Metroid Prime Trilogy (Wii U)

What did the Diehard Gamefan team add to their collections this week? »»

10 Thoughts On...WWE Immortals (iOS)

WWE meets Mortal Kombat is this free to play brawler. »»

Review: Thanquol (Warhammer: The End Times)

Thanquol (Warhammer: The End Times) Publisher: Games Workshop Page Count: Special (See Below) Cost: $74.25 (Hardcover)/$39.99 (ebook) Release Date: 01/17/2015 Get it Here: So this is interesting. Unlike the previous three En »»

Review: Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk (Sony PlayStation Vita)

Ayesha is the latest to join the Plus line of Atelier Vita releases. »»

Review: Blackguards 2 (PC)

A bad compromise between streamlined character management and large battles. »»

Tabletop Review: The Godsfall

The Godsfall Publisher: Godfall RPG Page Count: 210 Cost: $19 Release Date: 01/2015 (for Kickstarter Backers)/TBD (Everyone Else) Get it Here: It's been a long, weird road for The Godsfall. It started out in Feburary of 2014 w »»

Diehard GameFAN Presents: The Snack Box Review – Japan Crate's Premium Crate

As Podcast listeners and those who’ve attended the Mark B Writing Livestream may be aware, I’ve recently begun dabbling in the world of exotic food subscription services, due entirely to the fact that I love weird crap, and Japan makes plenty of »»

Book Review: The Rise of the Horned Rat (Warhammer: The End Times)

The Rise of the Horned Rat (Warhammer: The End Times) Page Count: 389 Cost: $15.99 Release Date: 1/17/2015 Get it Here: The Black Library The Rise of the Horned Rat is a companion novel to the latest two book set for Warhammer: The End Times »»

Game Collection Roundtable 01/23/2015: Resident Evil (Xbox One), Shantae and The Pirate's Curse (3DS), Motorcycle Club (PS4)

What did the Diehard Gamefan team add to their collections this week? »»

Review: Brandish: The Dark Revenant (Sony PlayStation Portable)

The PSP Brandishes a new game. »»

Review: Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation (Sony PlayStation Vita)

It's time for the sisters to step into the spotlight. »»

Playing the Lame presents: Five Reasons – Resident Evil 4

PRESENTS Five Reasons Why Resident Evil 4 Probably Isn’t a Perfect Game. Let this stand as a testament: just because you love something doesn’t mean it is beyond mockery, ridicule, or an objective examination into why it might suck a li »»

Book Review: Shadowrun: Hell on Water

Get some packages across a bridge, how hard can it be? »»

Diehard GameCAST: Episode 61 - Dragon Age Inquisition, Midde Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Wolfenstein: The New Order, and more!

It's our first recording of 2015! Join us for discussion of the Majora's Mask remake and our most anticipated titles for the first quarter of the year. »»

Review: Saints Row 4: Reelected/Gat Out of Hell (Microsoft Xbox One)

Saints Row 4: Reelected/Gat Out of Hell Genre: Action/Sandbox Developer: Volition Publisher: Deep Silver Release Date: 1/20/15 Back in 2013, I was given the opportunity to review Saints Row 4, and I thought it was the greatest thing since… w »»

Review: Citizens of Earth (PC)

Citizens of Earth Developer: Eden Industries Publisher: Atlus Genre: RPG Release Date: 01/20/2015 Citizens of Earth started off on Kickstarter. It looked promising, with clear Earthbound influences and the ability to recruit everyday citizens »»

Nintendo Discontinuing Club Nintendo, Offering Flipnote Studio 3D Free In February

New loyalty program launching later, TBD »»

Review: Dead Effect (PC)

Dead Effect Genre: First Person Shooter Developer: Dykast Lubomir Publisher: Dykast Lubomir Release Date: 12/17/14 When a game is released at a budget-minded price, certain concessions should be extended to it; a game that launches at $60 shou »»

Unboxing: Cthulhu Wars

Back in July of 2013, Sandy Petersen and his crew at Green Eye Games ran a campaign for a new board game entitled Cthulhu Wars. The game boasted a large core game, featuring seventy-two miniatures and the potential for multiple expansion sets, and th »»

Diehard GameFAN's 2014 Video Game Awards

So here we are, at the beginning of 2015, looking back on the accomplishments, good and bad, in gaming for the year 2014. It seems, to many, that 2014 was not a great year for gaming, and it's not hard to see why people might feel that way, frankly. »»

Tabletop Review: Skaven Warpstone Dice (Warhammer: The End Times)

Skaven Warpstone Dice Publisher: Games Workshop Cost: $17 Count: 10 Dice Release Date: 01/17/2015 Get it Here: Sold out. Third party resellers are your only hope Dice for Warhammer tend to sell out insanely quickly. Games Workshop underproduc »»

Game Collection Roundtable 01/16/2015: Warhammer: The End Games - Thanquol, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate 3DS Demo, WWE Immortals

What did the Diehard Gamefan team add to their collections this week? »»

Tabletop Review: Shadows in Focus: Sioux Nation (Shadowrun)

Shadows in Focus: Sioux Nation (Shadowrun) Publisher: Catalyst Game Labs Cost: $7.99 Page Count: 39 Release Date: 01/06/2015 Get it Here: So 2014 wasn't the best year for Shadowrun. Sure we got the Dragonfall video game, but »»

Tabletop Review: Dungeons and Dragon's Fifth Edition Dungeon Master's Screen

Finally a Fifth Edition wall between you and your players. »»

Review: This War of Mine (PC)

A war story told not from the soldier's point of view, but from those simply trying to survive. »»

Harebrained Schemes’ SHADOWRUN: HONG KONG is Now Live on Kickstarter

Press Release First, then some commentary! KIRKLAND, WA (January 13, 2015) - Today, indie video game developer Harebrained Schemes launched a new Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund it’s third full length stand-alone game set in the cyberpunk »»

A Look at the $100,000 Stretch Goal for Shadows of Esteren: Occultism

If you're unaware, the next book for the multi-award winning Shadows of Esteren line is currently crowdfunding over at Kickstarter. It's currently raised $92,000 thanks to 772 backers. Nelyhann and his team saw I was a backer (as I always am) and ask »»

Review: Dokuro (PC)

Dokuro jumps from the Vita to the PC. »»

Diehard Gamefan Flashback 01/12/2005: NFL Street 2 Review, Resident Evil 4 First Impressions

What was happening 10 years ago today on Diehard Gamefan! »»

Diehard GameFAN's 2014 Tabletop Gaming Awards

It's the beginning of 2015, and here at Diehard GameFAN, that means looking back at the best of 2014 by handing out our yearly Tabletop Gaming Awards. I have to admit, 2014 was filled with a lot of great releases, be they pen and paper RPGs, tabletop »»

Diehard Gamefan Flashback 01/11/2005: First Impressions: Mercenaries (XB)

What was happening 10 years ago today on Diehard Gamefan! »»

Diehard Gamefan Flashback 01/10/2005: Gran Turismo 4 Preview (PS2)

What was happening 10 years ago today on Diehard Gamefan! »»

Review: White Dwarf, Issue #50 (Warhammer: The End Times/Warhammer 40,000)

White Dwarf #50 Publisher: Games Workshop Cost: $3.99 Page Count: 32 Release Date: 1/10/2015 Get it Here: The Black Library (or your local Games Workshop Store) Wow! A milestone issue for the new version of White Dwarf. What better way to rin »»

Game Collection Roundtable 01/09/2015: Deadpool, Batman Miniatures, Legend of Korra, PS Plus January Games

What did the Diehard Gamefan team add to their collections this week? »»

Diehard Gamefan Flashback 01/09/2005: Nyogtha Volume I, Issue VIII

What was happening 10 years ago today on Diehard Gamefan! »»

Review: Funk of Titans (Microsoft Xbox One)

Prepare to Funk with the gods. »»

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