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Catalyst Game Labs Shadowrun Crossfire Deck Building Card Game
Catalyst Game Labs Shadowrun Crossfire Deck Building Card Game
Offered by Euro Games
Price: £33.14

4.0 out of 5 stars A good thread is at, 2 Nov. 2014
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A hard and challenging game. Definitely read game playing forums for advice and the rulebook FAQ's. A good thread is at: http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1234006/four-roles-shadowrun-crossfire-and-how-build-them

Sometimes you can spend 10 minutes figuring out a turn between you but it does feel good every time you win.


Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Skull & Shackles Base Set
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Skull & Shackles Base Set
Price: £25.88

5.0 out of 5 stars A refreshing and very welcome update on an already good game. The rules have been heavily rewritten to ..., 2 Nov. 2014
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A refreshing and very welcome update on an already good game. The rules have been heavily rewritten to cover situations not mentioned in the rules in the first box set. Definitely read them carefully! The new introduced ships are odd - they should boost your loot (we've had rotten luck to date!) but also encourage you to take a specialist with ship skills and stick closer together than in the first game where we almost always soloed locations. Luckily several characters are good and have those skills. Which brings me to my three quibbles.

Several of the characters seem very good relative to others that are utterly niche and don't seem to bring much to the table relatively.

There are also some strange restrictions caused by the revamp. After the first boxed set and series they learnt from the player feedback and changed some of the mechanics to prevent players being totally locked down by certain check requirements (wisdom) or monster abilities (no attack spells unless you make a high wisdom check). For example, they've re-categorised most arcane spells so only damage spells have the "attack" designator. A very good move. Except several characters have key abilities that only function with attack spells and the base set only has FOUR basic attack spells (the character add on didn't add any more for reference). We had the primary arcane caster in the game with just a single attack spell and a character whose abilities are orientated around attack spells got three. A very odd restriction for such a well designed game.

Third quibble was that you REALLY need a good healer due to the ship mechanics and almost necessity to burn your own cards to save the ship (and its loot!). Coincidentally, there is a great healer and party damage reducer (the Warpriest). The problem is they're in the Character Add On! I'd thoroughly recommend that add on anyway but its a fairly common tactic by modern board game designers to make you pay out for extra's.

Just to be clear I think this is a great game and the three quibbles are literally just that. Our group has been thoroughly enjoying playing the game and to date it is one of our favourites of all time.


Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Skull & Shackles Character Add-On Deck
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Skull & Shackles Character Add-On Deck
Offered by Wordery
Price: £9.61

4.0 out of 5 stars ... 2 of the 4 add in characters are very good for the campaign without being overpowered, 2 Nov. 2014
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Decent value - 2 of the 4 add in characters are very good for the campaign without being overpowered. they've also included several specific cards for the new characters, e.g. more animal allies for the Druid. The rest is as you'd expect cards to pad out the numbers to ensure you can put together a full deck for 6 players. It doesn't remedy the shortage of arcane attack cards so you definitely only want one arcane caster in your group as several of the characters only get their class bonuses playing arcane "attack" spells.


1989 (Deluxe)
1989 (Deluxe)
Price: £10.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 2 Nov. 2014
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This review is from: 1989 (Deluxe) (MP3 Download)
Really refreshing and quirky turn by TSwift.


Marware Clear Screen Protector Kit  [will only fit Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" (3rd Generation)]
Marware Clear Screen Protector Kit [will only fit Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" (3rd Generation)]
Price: £12.55

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1.0 out of 5 stars Totally useless, 8 Mar. 2014
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Avoid like the plague as a total waste of £20.

Product has an extra un-needed hole, no instructions and does not apply properly.

I went out and bought a far cheaper version locally to replace it.


Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Rise of the Runelords Deck 2 The Skinsaw Murders Adventure Deck
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Rise of the Runelords Deck 2 The Skinsaw Murders Adventure Deck
Price: £13.02

4.0 out of 5 stars Fun but samey, 23 Feb. 2014
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This deck didn't really challenge us, particularly as we'd grown accustomed to working together after deck 1 and had a balanced party. Fun despite that and clerics will love their chance to shine. ;)


Pathfinder Adventure Card Game The Hook Mountain Massacre Adventure Deck
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game The Hook Mountain Massacre Adventure Deck
Price: £12.33

5.0 out of 5 stars Fun expansion, 23 Feb. 2014
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A good switch up in some of the session cards really pushed us - one particular part we literally didn't know if we'd won or lost till the end. Distinct tension!


Plantronics GameCom 780 Open Ear Gaming Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound
Plantronics GameCom 780 Open Ear Gaming Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound
Offered by total digital stores
Price: £54.00

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Light and good sound but flimsy, 23 Feb. 2014
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After changing from my previous Plantronics headset this one is light and has good sound quality. The downside is that I do wonder how much damage it can take. ;)


Little Red (Deluxe) [Explicit]
Little Red (Deluxe) [Explicit]
Price: £6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Really grew on me, 23 Feb. 2014
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Wasn't sure on the album at first as its quite different from the first but within a week I loved it. Feels a more polished and focused effort than On a Mission but you'll find you still happily listen to both due to the difference.


Battletech a Time of War RPG
Battletech a Time of War RPG
by Catalyst Games Labs
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £34.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Clear and Well Designed, 16 Sept. 2012
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I'm used to the previous editions that were at best minimalist in terms of details! The current rules seem very inclusive, well thought out and presented. Make sure to head to their forums as they have a good errata section there that you'll want. We've run it for a couple of weeks in our group and the rules seem to work well in practice. I didn't give this a 5 as adventure support is very light unlike previous versions that had a lot of support. In fairness though I'm not sure on player created content so that might be being a bit unfair.


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