Werewolves Join the Legacy Movement

Bezier Games is really killing it recently, and they have yet another announcement today.

Ultimate Werewolf Legacy is designed by Ted Alspach and Rob Daviau, and it’s going to be coming out around GenCon this year. It’s another permutation of the Werewolf franchise.

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What is the legacy element?

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One Year Blogging & Many People Met

Today is the one-year anniversary of my first post here at Dude, Take Your Turn.

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Look what the interns made me!

It’s been really fulfilling talking about one of my biggest (not involving people) loves: board games. Bringing content to you and meeting some really awesome people.

I’m proud of this blog; I’m proud of how I’ve stuck to it even though there have been long lags in between postings. There have been times where I wondered if it was even worth it to keep going. Who’s going to actually read and enjoy this crap?

What do I have to say that’s worth anything? Especially when there are so many other board game content creators out there doing such wonderful stuff already. What can I bring to this already crowded field?

That’s a constant nagging presence in my mind, and it’s one that I fight every time I think to post something. When life gets busy in the offline world, it’s feelings like those which make it hard to actually carve out the time and inclination to post.

But I’ve kept at it, and now it’s been a year and 136 posts.

I thought, as part of the celebration, I would talk about a few of the wonderful people I’ve met on this blogging journey. None of them have I met personally, but they’ve all been inspirations to me in one way or another, and they have all informed this blog in some way, either in style or content, or just picking me up when I feel that ennui that I sometimes get, feeling like I should be doing more but just not feeling up to it.

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Through the Ages Coming to Steam!

One of the most asked questions out there is “What’s the meaning of life?”

While Czech Games Edition doesn’t have the answer to that question, they do have the answer to the second-most asked question: Is Through the Ages ever going to come to Steam?

The answer is yes, on March 26.

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This brilliant adaptation of the civilization building game has been a staple on my iPad since it came out last year (Editor’s Note: hey, dingus, maybe you should write a review of it?).

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Asmodee Adds Terraforming to its Repertoire

Today was going to be a day off at Take Your Turn Central (my recently renovated headquarters), but what did I see when I checked my inbox?

A message from Asmodee Digital answering a question that had been going through my mind since the news last year that they were going to be releasing the award-winning (and dare I say it in my best Valley Girl voice, totally awesome) Terraforming Mars.

What was that question?

Was this going to be a Steam-only release or would we mobile players get a chance to change the Martian landscape?

 

Yes, Asmodee will be releasing Terraforming Mars for iOS and Android devices as well as Steam.

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I can neither confirm nor deny that this was me.

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AuZtralia now live on Kickstarter

Guess what else just arrived on Kickstarter?

(I’ll refrain from the same joke I used in yesterday’s Werewords post).

You may remember me gushing about the idea of AuZtralia, designed by Martin Wallace. It’s the spiritual sequel to his brilliant game, A Study in Emerald.

Now it’s arrived on Kickstarter, and it was an insta-back for me (I’d been clamoring to my friends about it since it was first announced, so how could I not?)

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AuZtralia is a game of adventure and exploration in an alternate 1930s. The thousand-year reign of Cthulhu and the Old Ones is now over, and humanity is beginning to explore the world again.

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Werewords Deluxe Now on Kickstarter!

Longtime readers of this blog (hi Bob!) will remember from a couple of weeks ago my post about Werewords Deluxe and how it was coming to Kickstarter on March 5 from Bezier Games.

Unless I’m in some kind of wibbly wobbly, timey wimey sort of situation, I think today is March 5.

Checking Kickstarter, I do indeed see Werewords Deluxe on there!

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New to Me – February 2018

After the rather dead January for New to Me games, February really picked up. So much so that my last game session I had to try and play some previously-played games just so that I didn’t overload myself (this writing stuff is hard!). That resulted in a fun game of Terraforming Mars, so it was a win-win that day.

But you’re not here to hear me wax poetic about that brilliant game, are you?

(You aren’t, are you? If so, please tell me so I can start writing about it).

No, you’re here to see what new games that I played in February so you can all drown in your dark pool of jealousy.

So before I start writing in Middle English, let’s get started!

Clans of Caledonia (2017 – Karma Games) – 1 Play

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Designer: Juma Al-Joujou

Artist: Klemens Franz

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