Saturday, December 29, 2012

Alien Frontiers

Last night I got in a couple games. First up is Alien Frontiers by Clever Mojo Games.  The objective is to deploy colonies on a newly discovered alien world.  You use various means to collect energy and ore to build rocket ships and colonies, while getting a hold of alien technologies.  Overall it's a pretty simple and fun game. As you can see from the box cover, the theme is very retro sci-fi which is what peaked my interest in the first place.

Next up was a game of Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of Ashardalon by Wizards of the coast.
This one is like the previous two games: Castle Ravenloft and Legend of Drizzt.  It's probably the best of the 3 games and you don't need the other games to play this one.  In all 3 games, the players can go from level 1 to level 2.  I'm not sure why Wizards of the Coast didn't have the games have some sort of progression: Castle Ravenloft level 1-2, Legend of Drizzt Level 3-4 and this one level 5-6. This game competes directly with FFG's Descent which allows players to progress.

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