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The Ending of the Reviews

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 Posted in general | No Comments »

It's an interesting thing to have a massive project (okay, massive for a tiny little business like ours) like the video reviews end. After over 110+ board game reviews and over 145 videos in total, we're finally calling it a ...

The Fate of the Video Reviews

Monday, January 12th, 2015 Posted in business | No Comments »

As we mentioned before, Starlit Citadel will stop directly funding the video reviews due to the on-going cost.  However, we have launched the Patreon Fundraiser as a way for those interested in keeping the video reviews going for Season 4.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jita4U9Kik In ...

Video Review: Alchemists

Monday, December 29th, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

It's time for our last review of Season 3! It's for one of our favorite games of the year, Czech Games Edition's Alchemists. This game has yet to release in North America, and is expected to arrive in January 2015.

Video Review: Claustrophobia Expansions

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

This week, we're reviewing the two expansions to one of our series' favorites, Claustrophobia. The hefty De Profundis was released in 2011 and works as a good general-purpose expansion of what the base set had to offer, while the brand-new ...

Video Review: Istanbul

Monday, November 24th, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

This week, we're reviewing 2014's winner of the Kennerspiel des Jahres, Istanbul.

Video Review: Dead of Winter

Monday, November 17th, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

This week's review is for one of the biggest hits of the year, the semi-cooperative zombie adventure Dead of Winter. We are expecting to get more copies of this game this month, so get your order in if you want ...

The Future of the Video Reviews

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 Posted in business | 4 Comments »

As some of you who view our video reviews might have noticed, we have turned on advertising for the video reviews. The reason for this is because we have realised that the reviews just aren't doing what they are meant ...

Starlit Citadel Reviews Season 3 Special: Coup Playthrough with Paul Dean

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Our video review this week is our Season 3 special: a playthrough of Coup: Reformation, with special guest Paul Dean of Shut Up & Sit Down. We had a lot of fun making this episode, and we hope you enjoy ...

Video Reviews: Star Realms and Warhammer Diskwars

Monday, October 20th, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

We've put up two new reviews recently. The first is for Star Realms, a light and dense deck-builder that should be back in stock in early November. The second is for tabletop skirmish game Warhammer: Diskwars.

Video Review: One Night – Ultimate Werewolf

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

This week's review is for One Night: Ultimate Werewolf. With a 10-minute playing time and a single elimination round, this is the tightest, noisiest version yet of the classic party game.