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Antihero

thievery digital boardgame Antihero review

Elegant competitive burglarly

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2 years ago

Feature: Elegant competitive burglarly

thievery digital boardgame Antihero review

The quintessential element of boardgaming, I would argue, is the OH YOU BASTARD moment. When your world falls apart because long-brewed plans are coldly destroyed by another player's action that you never saw coming. When, just for a blood-red second, you genuinely wish sudden death upon them. Sure, multiplayer videogames frequently involve such emotions, but there's a more transitory quality to them - you lost…

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Victorian underworld overlord game Antihero released

Crime doesn't pay, we all know, but paying for crime is fine. If a jot of thievery tickles your fancy, have a peek at Antihero [official site], a turn-based strategy game about building up a thieves' guild and undermining your opposition to rob a Victorian city blind. Recruit, bribe, blackmail, assassinate, and steal, steal, steal. Antihero is now out and looks a little something like…

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4 years ago

4X Argy-Bargy: Run A Thieves Guild In Antihero

Space war, fantasy war, and history war - those are your three standard settings for a 4X game. You can fight aliens, fight elves, or fight Kaiser Wilhelm II. Pssh. Treat your exploring, expanding, exploiting, and exterminating eyes to another peek at Antihero [official site], an upcoming 4X strategy game about running a thieves guild in Dickensian Notlondon (I'd forgotten it exists, so maybe you…

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5 years ago

Strategically Steal From The Rich, Give To Me: Antihero

Today, thanks to games, I learned that "Dickensian" was a legitimate word I could use to describe things. Sadly, rather than phallus-like qualities, it's a reference to the extreme poverty and total bastards that make up Charles Dickens' works. I will need to get my new juvenile insults elsewhere. Antihero was what brought the phrase to my attention, a 4X-y game with a thieves guild…

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