A review of Steve Jackson Games' re-release of Wizard. It's a spell casting game that can be combined with Melee to make a complete fantasy combat system. Read the Wizard review.
The Fantasy Trip Wizard Review The Fantasy Trip Wizard Review by David Lent Stop! Read my review of Wizard’s sister game Melee here before reading this review, because I will not be repeating any information here that was already covered in the Melee review. This review will just cover the differences between the two games and will be very short. Wizard is the sister game to Melee. Melee is an ind...[Read More]
The Fantasy Trip Melee Review by David Lent Over the years, I have been a fanatical collector of microgames from the Golden Era. Microgames are far less expensive to design and produce than full-size games. This allows manufacturers to take risks with microgames that they could not afford to with full-size games. Many microgames cover seldom-gamed topics or use revolutionary mechanics. Metagaming ...[Read More]
After more than 40 years, The Fantasy Trip Melee has been republished by Steve Jackson Games. It's a pre-gunpowder individual combat game whose rules were later mutated into the combat system for GURPS the role-playing game. Click here to read the Melee review.
Captain Dave’s 10 Favorite Games by Type (June 2019) Since I review games, I’m constantly asked what my favorite games are. I have no favorite game overall, so it depends on the type. The following list may change on a whim. I try at least one new game every week, so next year I might have completely different favorites. Favorite solitaire game? My favorite solitaire wargame is Zulus On The Rampar...[Read More]
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