It Came From Kickstarter! New Bedford, Pt. 2

By: Sam Mayo on 09-16-2016

Ahoy, there! Welcome aboard the second part of our exhaustive review of Dice Hate Me Games’ latest board game, New Bedford, its little brother, Nantucket, and its expansion, Rising Tide, fresh off their Kickstarter (KS) campaign fulfillment. As a quick recap, New Bedford is a worker placement game of whaling and town-building set in the mid-1800s. Players take on the role of a captain/businessman-about-town and compete with each other over victory points through the course of 12 rounds.

Podcast Episode 22: Top 3 Game Mechanics

By: Gregg Bolinger on 09-10-2016

In Episode 22 of the Cardboard Carnage Podcast, Matt Franz and Colter Cookson discuss their top 3 game mechanics that they enjoy most in tabletop games. Also in this podcast; what have they been playing. Please feel free to like / follow us and give us feedback:

It Came From Kickstarter! New Bedford, Pt. 1

By: Sam Mayo on 09-07-2016

Backing board game projects on Kickstarter (KS) can feel like a gamble. Will the project go out to backers in time (if at all)? Will the components be as good as promised? And the big one: will the end product be as great as we hoped?

SPV Podcast Episode 1: Companion Apps

By: Gregg Bolinger on 09-05-2016

We’re starting a new Podcast series called Single Player Variant. In this first episode Gregg Bolinger discusses Tabletop Games with Companion apps like XCom, Mansions of Madness v2 and Dead of Winter.

Podcast Episode 21: Old vs New

By: Matthew Franz on 08-18-2016

In this episode of the Cardboard Carnage Podcast, Matt and Colter discuss older games in their library vs newer games or games that are new to them.

Podcast Episode 20: My Nerves Are Shot Part 2

By: Matthew Franz on 07-22-2016

This is Part 2 of the My Nerves Are Shot Cardboard Carnage Podcast where we talk about anxiety and pressure in gaming.