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Coming Soon: Antinomy

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Button Shy is proud to announce that the next game to hit Kickstarter in our Wallet Games series is Antinomy, a 2-player game designed by John Baluci (designer of Kamchatka and Urbs & Civitas). Antinomy is a noun that means a contradiction between two beliefs or conclusions that are in themselves reasonable; a paradox. That namesake sets the stage for the tense 2-player interactions as players vie to seek the power of the Paradox Crystals, and the first person to secure five Paradox Crystals will be declared the winner. PREPARING YOUR TIME TRAVELING DEVICES THAT ARE DEFINITELY NOT A T.A.R.D.I.S....

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Look to Button Shy for your Valentine's Day Gaming

Posted by David Wiley on

Valentine’s Day is a traditional holiday where we associate celebrating the day with flowers or chocolates and having a fancy dinner at a restaurant. This year allow Button Shy Games to help make your romantic date a little more memorable with some of these portable, fast, and fun games that the two of you can play while waiting for your food to arrive. Or that you can stay up late playing long after the children have gone to bed. With games that fit in your pocket, these Button Shy titles make the perfect pairing for any Valentine’s Day situation. Arcane...

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Androids Invade Anthelion

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In case you missed it, Anthelion: Conclave of Power is currently orbiting the Kickstarter system. Three weeks ago we gave an overview of the game and its mechanics. Then last time we covered some of the Petition powers on cards and some basic strategies in the game. Today I’d like to take a look at the 5-card mini-expansion that is included with every pledge for the game. That’s right, we’re taking a deeper look at the Androids in the Anthelion line-up. What the expansion contains and how to use it In this mini-expansion you’ll receive 5 new cards: one planet...

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Petition Powers and Strategies for Anthelion: Conclave of Power

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Anthelion: Conclave of Power may have run into an asteroid field while traveling to Kickstarter, delaying its launch until January 8th, but it was able to jettison an escape pod in time to deliver these strategies to you. Many Liberation troops lost their lives to secure this information, so be sure to make wise use of this broad overview of strategies available when playing Anthelion: Conclave of Power. THE BASICS: PUSHING AND PULLING The core action mechanism in this game involves either Pushing or Pulling the Character cards. Pushing represents moving a Character toward your opponent’s Conclave, while Pulling represents...

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Coming Soon - Anthelion: Conclave of Power

Posted by David Wiley on

Button Shy is proud to announce that the next game to hit Kickstarter in our Wallet Games series is Anthelion: Conclave of Power, a 2-player game designed by Daniel Solis (designer of Junk Orbit, Kodama: The Tree Spirits, and Pod-X). Those who backed, or saw the campaign for, Liberation will be familiar with the setting here as both the Liberation and the Dynasty will return to your table. But this time the game takes on a more political setting, as each side attempts to recruit figures into their conclave in order to sway the galaxy to their cause. SETTING THE...

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