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Once Upon a Time 3rd Edition

Once Upon A Time (3rd Edition) Written By: Mokan Edited By: Simon Joseph Date of Review: 21/9/15 Have you ever thought of how fairy tales are created? Have you ever wanted to create your own fairy tales? That’s what Once Upon A Time (3rd Edition) allows you to do. Once Upon A Time is a story-telling card game meant for 2 to 6 players. The game initiates collaboration and creativity amongst players. Players would receive an ending card at the start of the game,and the objective is to steer the story towards the ending that is stated on their ending card, while getting rid of all other story cards in hand. The players come to a conclusion on who becomes the first story teller. Other players might try to steal the role of storyteller by playing a card that contains a word that the storyteller made used of in their [...]

By |2019-12-11T23:55:20+08:00September 9th, 2015|Reviews|

Savage Worlds RPG

Savage Worlds Kew Sheng Yao Date of review: 22/9/2015 Edited by: Simon Joseph A mighty barbarian leads a horde of savages against his blood-sworn foes. A crazy rebel pilots his fighter against a galactic empire. A party of adventurers raids the tomb of an ancient lich. If you like the sound of that, then start exploring the never ending of Savage Worlds. Savage Worlds is a role-playing game and miniatures wargame. Like Dungeons and Dragons, it allows the player to create their very own fantasy characters. This also means that players starts literally nothing but just a short story given by the dungeon master. From there on, let your imagination take you where it leads. The theme maybe also varies depending on the dungeon master. Savage World focus on speed of play and does not require much preparation as this game is solely based on imagination. An example for Dungeons [...]

By |2019-12-11T23:55:20+08:00September 9th, 2015|Reviews|

Pathfinder Roleplaying

Pathfinder Role Playing Kew Sheng Yao Date of review: 22/9/2015 Edited by: Simon Joseph Take on the role of a fighter, a vicious warrior that cuts through enemies with power melee attacks; Wizard, with various range magic attacks to decimate the enemies; Cleric, that heals and protects those who are in danger with the magical buffs or a Rogue, the sneaky walking trap that can defuse many kind of traps that stand in its way. Join them in a quest adventure to fight to survive in a world that has been engulfed by magic and evil in Pathfinder. Pathfinder is an imaginative role-playing game that is similar to Dungeons and Dragons where there will be a dungeon master or game master to start off the game with a short story. But for the character making, the game itself have already premade a few for the players. Players have to use [...]

By |2019-12-11T23:55:21+08:00September 9th, 2015|Reviews|

Star Wars Roleplaying

Star Wars Roleplaying Game Written By : Mokan Edited by: Simon Joseph Date of Review: 22/9/15 Star Wars Roleplaying Game comes in three variants. The first variant was the Star Wars: Edge of Empire. It was later followed by Star Wars: Age of Rebellion and Star Wars: Force and Destiny. Although all three variants were released separately, they can be used with each other, or as a standalone. As in other Roleplaying games, Star Wars Roleplaying Game also requires the player to take on the role of a character and perform certain actions to emerge victorious. Star Wars Roleplaying Game also allows the player to create a custom character if they wish to. Players can also build their their own characters. They can specialize their characters for specific roles and by doing so they could gain “talent” which will power up their character even more. A unique feature that exists [...]

By |2019-12-11T23:55:21+08:00September 9th, 2015|Reviews|

Shadowrun

Shadowrun Written By: Mokan Edited By: Simon Joseph Date of Review: 22/9/15 Shadowrun is a cyberpunk fantasy role playing game that is set in a fictional universe. Shadowrun has a unique and dynamic universe, with overarching storyline twisting and shaping the universe. Shadowrun role playing game is a very successful game that has made its impact across many platforms like video games, action figure game, magazines art book, and novels. In Shadowrun, the player takes on the role of one of the pre-made characters or a custom made character, and go on adventures with other players. Shadowrun Beginner Box Set provides players with pre generated characters, a simplified ruleset, and a ready to run adventure, a solo adventure for one character, adventure hooks and non-player character to throw into any situation. All this would add up to hours of excitement and adventure on the mean streets of the Sixth World. [...]

By |2019-12-11T23:55:21+08:00September 9th, 2015|Reviews|

Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons Kew Sheng Yao Date of review: 21/9/2015 Edited by: Simon Joseph Have you ever wanted to create your own stories, or your own roleplaying character? Dungeons and Dragons roleplaying game provides you with the tools to bring your fantasies to life. Imagine confronting majestic dragons in long forgotten ruins that are obsessively guarding their hoard. Dungeons and Dragons is essentially a sandbox but also can be structured game where player choose its own story as the game goes on. The stories are narrated by a player that assumes the mantle of the Dungeon Master (DM), and is tasked with controlling certain things like the Non-Player Characters (NPC), environments, or monsters that will allow the players to embark on their own adventures. Player will also interact with the world to complete their quest. Players are given the freedom of creating their own character like the races and class. They also [...]

By |2019-12-11T23:55:21+08:00September 9th, 2015|Reviews|

Catan

Catan Kew Sheng Yao Date of review: 20/9/2015 Edited by: Simon Joseph The famous resource, building, and trading board game by Klaus Teuber, Catan, is the rebranding of The Settlers of Catan first introduced two decades ago. The game can be played between 3 to 4 players, or 5 to 6 if you own the extension pack. Players assume the role of settlers, each attempting to construct buildings while trying to gather resources by trading with the other players, in order to achieve the objective. There are several winning conditions; players can either acquire 10 victory points, having the largest army, or building the longest road. Catan comes with a rulebook that contains images to assist newcomers to understand the game in a short amount of time. It implements the aspects of trading, building and gathering resources. It teaches players about risks and rewards as well. This fast learning game [...]

By |2019-12-11T23:55:21+08:00September 8th, 2015|Reviews|

Star Wars: X-wing, Armada & Imperial Assault

STAR WARS: X WINGS, ARMARDA, IMPERIAL ASSAULT Written By: Mokan Edited By: Simon Joseph Date of Review: 22/9/15 Star Wars X-Wing Miniature Game is a miniature war game that features tactical ship to ship dogfighting between various Starfighters. As for Star Wars X-Wing Miniature Game, they are two particular elements that separates itself from the other competitions. Those two elements are the unique maneuver dial and the attack and damage system. Each craft has a unique maneuver dial given to it. The craft would have to make use of this maneuver dial to secretly plot its movements. This element adds a sense of suspense and also adding strategic decision making with it. This design element does path gateways for power play to be made. The other new design element would be the attack and damage system implemented in it. Unlike other miniature war games, Star Wars X-Wing Miniature Game calculates [...]

By |2019-12-11T23:55:21+08:00September 8th, 2015|Reviews|

Dropzone Commander

Dropzone Commander Kew Sheng Yao Date of review: 22/9/2015 Edited by: Simon Joseph Both the Earth and the cradle worlds have fallen into the hands of the scourge, a neuro-parasitic lifeforms with the intent to thrive on conquest and the assimilation of other races. Now, Mankind has finally created United Colonies of Mankind (UCM) for the purpose of ridding havoc and taking back their homeland from the scourge. Who will win this glorious battle in Dropzone Commander? Dropzone Commander is Sci-fi warfare RPG game that is designed for efficient and dynamic games which can be played on a standard table. This make it easier to set up as the map is not very big. Dropzone Commander has this concept that players are allow to deploy their troops and redeploy them again by airborne. It create a fast pace tactical and intensify the gameplay. Whoever has faster analytical skills will be [...]

By |2019-12-11T23:55:21+08:00September 8th, 2015|Reviews|

Battletech: Classic & Alpha Strike

BattleTech: Classic And Alpha Strike Written By:Mokan Edited By: Simon Joseph Date of Review: 22/9/15 BattleTech is a turn-based multiplayer miniature war game which simulates combat between futuristic mechanized forces in the fictional BattleTech universe. Like other typical miniature war games , the major chunk of gameplay consist of moving units across the map and deploying them to attack and take down the opposition . A turn consists of four different phases; Initiative, Movement, Combat and End Phase. Initiative Phase is where both the players roll two D6 dice and the player with the lower result would begin their turn first. The second player would given an advantage as they would know their opponents moves and can counter them. Movement, Combat, End phase are just as what the names suggest, players move their troops, attack, calculate the damage dealt and end their turn. After the End phase, players return to [...]

By |2019-12-11T23:55:21+08:00September 8th, 2015|Reviews|