Posts Tagged ‘fantasy flight games’

Hex-A-Decimate: Battlelore Command

By Adam Smith on April 1st, 2015.

Battlelore Command is a digital adaptation of Fantasy Flight’s Battlelore 2nd edition, a fantasy boardgame based on Richard Borg’s Commands & Colors game system. The PC version, just launched on Steam with a purchasable DLC expansion already in place, is ported from a recent tablet release. I’m always excited when I see Fantasy Flight games on PC because I’d love to have a huge digital library of their games, particularly Arkham/Eldritch Horror, Runebound and Descent. I’ve never played Battlelore but Rab’s review of the boardgame makes it clear that I should do so immediately.

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Not An Adventure Game: Witcher Adventure Game On PC

By Alice O'Connor on November 28th, 2014.

Adventures!

To recap: CD Projekt RED’s RPG series The Witcher is based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s short stories and novels. The Witcher Adventure Game is a monster-hunting board game adaptation made by CDPR with Fantasy Flight Games, which was also being made into a virtual board game by Can Explode. Both cardboard and cyberspace versions launched yesterday, so you can see how a video game interprets how a board game interprets how a video game interprets the adventures of a mutant monster-hunter and pals romping across a fantasy world getting into scrapes.

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Wot I Think: Elder Sign – Omens

By Adam Smith on November 28th, 2013.

Elder Sign: Omens, a board game for one, was a permanent fixture on my tablet until I did a Moses and broke the bloody thing at a scene of wild revelry. I own the physical version as well – more of a dice game than a board game – which just goes to show that I’m some sort of miserable Cthuluphile who likes anything with a sanity stat. Hidden among the busy frontpage of the current sale, Fantasy Flight’s digital Mythos-lite game has just been released on Steam, with two sets of DLC included. Below, I shall tell you why I installed it immediately but also why you may want to consider your purchase carefully, no matter how much you might love lurking horrors and the Innsmouth look.

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