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634 - 'Gangs of Rome' and 'Blood Red Skies'

This week, I got to try two interesting new games, both of which I was most excited to experience!This won't be a review so much as my personal reflections. Put simply - both were very clever...Gangs of RomeNB: these are extant Roman figures -NOT the (as-yet unassembled) officialGoR minis, but they ARE on the properGoR jigsaw bases.I've looked into this quite a lot, and I'm pleased to say that it played much as I had anticipated it would: it's a cracking little game and really characterful with a brilliant range of possibilities and some very clever ideas. We played it without added layers of complexity (like blessings, fighter origins or the gods of the underworld) and it was still enjoyably challenging.My hapless band advance...Loved:The storytelling element, the use of the [Roman numeric] dice, the interplay with the Mobs and the way in which equipment can be changed around. Also, the...

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Published By: Admiral Drax - Saturday, 10 March