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Review: Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds review

If the words “Thunderbirds are GO!” conjure up images of a movie from 2004 then I need to apologise. If, on the other hand, they remind you of a TV show with puppets then you may just be on the right side of 35…

Thunderbirds, the board game, is a special release to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the TV show. If you were a fan then it won’t disappoint. It’s a co-op game designed by Matt Leacock, the man who brought us Pandemic. The players take the role of the Tracy family trying to save people from disasters all around world (and in space) while attempting to foil the schemes of the evil Hood. Sounds cheesy, but it was the 60’s

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Review: XenoShyft Onslaught

XenoShyft Onslaught Review

Mankind has expanded beyond our solar system into the far reaches of space. Technology has continued to advance at a fantastic pace pushing us further and further. All this is made possible by a new fuel source called Xenosanthem. It is far more powerful than anything we have ever seen before.

Nortech is a company that is at the forefront of mining Xenosanthem; setting up mining operations on remote planets and extracting the precious resource. There is a problem. Once the local insect life comes into contact with the Xenosanthem they mutate into voracious beasts with an addiction to the substance. They come in droves, destroying everything in their path in an attempt to get to the stores housed in the mining facility. This is where you come in…

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Review: X-COM The Board Game

XCOM The Board Game Digital App.
The Digital App landing page.

“Hello Commander.”

2 Words from the X-COM franchise that have been promising PC gamers intense strategic & tactical games since the mid 90’s. Recently Firaxis Games rebooted the series with a highly acclaimed game that’s played on almost all digital formats.

Fantasy Flight decided to bring this winning game to the table top with X-COM The Board Game.

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