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    Review: Space Base

    - by Parallel Worlds

    If there’s a board game which is credited with jump-starting the modern board game phenomenon, it’s The Settlers of Catan (now simply called Catan). This award-winning building game combined elements which were familiar to traditional board games — collecting cards and rolling dice — and combined it with a more free-form approach to making progress and choosing a winning strategy. Players roll two dice and collect resources based on the sum. It’s a solid game and a modern classic. There’s just one problem: it’s…

Parallel Worlds is evolving! Stockists, release pattern, and Patreon
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Parallel Worlds is evolving! Stockists, release pattern, and Patreon
- by Souvarine

Hello everyone  We’re halfway through our third month now — ten weeks old! Thank you to all of you who have read and enjoyed our work, and especially those who have let us know what you think. Feedback helps us make better stuff.  It’s been a great couple of weeks.…

Let’s Talk About: Ad Astra
TV and Film
Let’s Talk About: Ad Astra
- by Souvarine

Ad Astra is a sci-fi epic set in the near future. It stars Brad Pitt as Roy McBride, an astronaut who voyages to the farthest reaches of the solar system in search of his father, Clifford (Tommy Lee Jones), who vanished sixteen years earlier and is now thought to be…

Tabletop Games
Box Half Full — Why D&D is so revered and popular
- by Parallel Worlds

In the first issue of this publication, we made the case that Dungeons & Dragons is overly combat-focused, and ought to become less combat-heavy. This month, we present another perspective on the world’s most…

TV and Film
Keeping Trek – Part 1
- by Parallel Worlds

Rubber ears, communicators that look like flip phones, and a familiar spaceship chassis with a forward saucer section and two rear nacelles — Star Trek has some of science fiction’s most recognisable hallmarks. To…

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