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Review: Croak #1

New from Alterna Comics this week is the horror comic Croak #1. This new title for Alterna is written by Cody Andrew Sousa, with art by Francesco Iaqinta. Dezi Sienty did the lettering and design, Chris O’Halloran is the colorist and Dan Sheppard is credited as the editor. This is a horror comic and is

Board Games

Review: The Labyrinth

by Jon Cates I was very excited when I learned that The Forge Herald had been gifted a copy of one of my favorite board games ever, Labyrinth! Now, despite the obvious “lack of David Bowie factor” – sorry kids – “The Amazing Labyrinth” (as is one of its monikers) is mighty awesome in its

Hearthstone

One Night in Karazhan – The Opera House

The second wing of One Night in Karazhan is open! This means we have three new bosses to fight. In order to find out what has happened to Medivh you must first fight your way through Karazhan. For this part of the fight, you need to get through the Opera House. Julianne First up in

Video Games

Weekend In: Star Wars – The Old Republic

by Nolan “Endruin” LaMeres Hey there Forge Herald Fans! So after a long week at work, I was ready to sit down and play some games, I started the week thinking I was going to check out Diablo 3’s new season, and then I realized I should take a break from Blizzard and try something

Magic: The Gathering

FNM: We played Legacy!

Our FNM format last night was Casual but we decided to see if we could get some folks to play Legacy. As luck would have it we had ten! Of the ten people playing, five of us were playing legit Legacy decks. Of those, I know there was an Esper Stoneblade, Maverick, Oops All Spells,

Magic: The Gathering

Conspiracy: Take the Crown – Planeswalkers, Reprints helping to build excitement

We are deep into spoiler season for Conspiracy: Take the Crown and, I must say, I am excited for this set. Already I am seeing some cards that have impact potential for Legacy and Commander. Plus, this set looks like it’s going to great for drafting. After all, that’s what it’s designed for. Let’s dive

Hearthstone

One Night in Karazhan – The Parlor

The flatware is attacking, the mirror is insulting, and now the chess board is trying to kill you! To think, that’s just the first wing of Karazhan. One Night in Karazhan, the latest adventure for the online card game, Hearthstone, released last week. All Hearthstone players were allowed to play the free intro adventure which

Role Playing Games

RPG 1-2-3: The Inquisitor

I haven’t played many new era classes, but I have played an inquisitor once. I didn’t get very far in the campaign, but it is FUN. If you want to basically play the main character from V for Vendetta, go with this guy. Essentially, the inquisitor is a cleric with a true purpose of hunting

Video Games

Blizzard entertainment

Weekend In – World of Warcraft as a Demon Hunter

by Nolan “Endruin” LaMeres Greetings Forge Herald Fans! For this “Weekend In” edition I went back to an old friend of an MMO, called World of Warcraft. The reason for this would be, Blizzard just added the newest expansion class to the game modeled after the Anti-Hero Illidan, the Demon Hunter. I figured if I

Magic: The Gathering

A disappointing Games Day

So Games Day came and went at our LGS and I find myself more and more frustrated. As one of the TOs for our store, I am at a loss on how to bring in our players. Perhaps it’s the 10 a.m. start time? Anyone else dealing with low turnouts? Please tell me how you’re

Comics

Review: The Totally Awesome Hulk #9

When I first learned about The Totally Awesome Hulk I wasn’t too excited. I mean, how could Marvel take Hulk away from Bruce Banner? That’s what I grew up with! I suppose all things must change, though. As I am pretty hooked into Civil War II, I am buying every title that ties into the

Magic: The Gathering

Judge Tips: Not so Hallowed Meld-light

Hey, folks, Patrick here. For this week’s judge article, I decided to step away from the hardcore focus on L2 study stuff and look at some rules interactions in Standard. These are all questions that I have sourced from my local Magic community.  Q: If you use Goblin Dark-Dwellers ability on Lightning Axe can you

Comics

Review: Kingpin #2

Continuing in the Marvel event, Civil War II, is Kingpin #2 released Aug. 3, 2016. Written by Matthew Rosenburg, with cover art by Aaron N. Kuder, Kingpin #2 picks up with Wilson Fisk trying to “take back his city.” Idle Hands Are the Devil’s Play Things Based during the events of Civil War II where

Board Games

Review: 7 Wonders

Ever had the desire to lead one of the great cities of the world through three ages of civilization? No matter what your answer, that’s exactly what you get to do in the game 7 Wonders by Repos Production, ADC Blackfire Entertainment, Asmodee, Asterion Press, Galapagos Jogos, Gem Klub Kft., Hobby Japan, Kaissa Chess and

Video Games

Weekend in…Overwatch

by Nolan “Endruin” LaMeres Hey there Forge Herald Fans! I’ve decided that I’m going to focus on a game every weekend and do a rough overview of it.  So this week/weekend I decided to sit down and play some Overwatch.   Overwatch is the new-ish 1st person “hero” shooter from Blizzard Entertainment.  The game is

Magic: The Gathering

FNM with Crush of Tentacles

After watching Cory Dissinger pilot his U/G Crush deck to a 5th place finish at SCG Standard Open in Baltimore on July 30, Endruin (Check out his unboxing video here) and I were convinced we needed to try this deck. Check out the Deck tech on this thing. More specifically, Endruin was convinced I needed to