COMING THIS SUMMER!! OneForFive Print Edition, Vol. 1

Posted by Paul on June 2, 2014 | Short Link

CLICK HERE TO ORDER THE BEST TABLETOP-SPORTS NEWSLETTER ON THE MARKET TODAY! In the grand tradition of great tabletop-sports journals of the past, such as The APBA Journal, Strat Fan, Strat-O-Matic Review, All-Star Replay and others, is releasing a Print Edition to supplement the tabletop-sports coverage on the site. Volume One, Issue One of […]

GRIDZONE: A New Incarnation of a New Sport
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Posted by Paul on May 27, 2014 | Short Link

I have a feeling my new favorite football game this year isn’t going to be a football game at all. With the release of GridZone (a revamped version of the now-obsolete GridBall), Gary Brown has managed to improve on a game that earned an Honorable Mention for 2013′s Best New Game of the Year. GridZone […]

Avalon Hill’s Sports Magazine: All-Star Replay

Posted by Paul on May 26, 2014 | Short Link

AVAILABLE ONLINE Thanks to this website, tabletop-sports fans now have the opportunity to read 19 issues of Avalon Hill’s All-Star Replay magazine. Click Here to go to the Google Docs folder (no sign-in required) to view and download pdf versions of every All-Star Replay magazine published from Volume One, Number One in fall, 1977 through […]

Lynx Sports Group: Xtreme Football Strategy Review
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Posted by Paul on May 22, 2014 | Short Link

I was ten years old when I invented my first football game. It had a rudimentary game engine. It was played with a deck of ordinary playing cards and two notebook-pages of charts. Page 1 was a set of charts for Offense results. You called either “pass” or “run” before each play. If you pulled […]

Basketball Bones: Game Review
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Posted by Paul on April 22, 2013 | Short Link

Sometimes, I get the feeling that many game publishers just don’t get me. I play tabletop-sports games because I want the drama of an individual contest, the suspense of a season unfolding, the feelings of nostalgia and of getting to hang out with old friends when I rummage through a card set of ballplayers from […]

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