Category: Written Reviews

January 29, 2019 / / Written Reviews

Accessory Review Let it be known that I am a huge fan of Clank! And, I’m an even bigger fan of Clank! In! Space! It’s an absolutely brilliant game and even though the theme is rather generic, this was the game that got me back into deck builders (followed closely…

January 26, 2019 / / Written Reviews

Board Game Review Publisher: Stormcrest Games. Designer: Randy Van Gelder. Year Published: 2017.Players: 2 – 4. Time: 25 – 45 min. Age: 13+. Weight: 1/5. REVIEW BY CATHY. Two-player card battle games aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. They tend to have familiar mechanics, a bit of luck (what’s going to…

December 22, 2018 / / Written Reviews

Board Game Review Publisher: Eagle Gryphon Games. Designer: Vital Lacerda. Expansion Year Published: 2019.Players: 1 – 4. Time: 100 – 150 min. Age: 13+. Weight: 4/5. Post by David. The Gallerist hasn’t always been a favorite of mine. The first time I played it, I wasn’t ready for the depth…

November 29, 2018 / / Written Reviews

Publisher: Blue Orange Games. Designers: Bruno Cathala, Ludovic Maublanc.Artist: Sylvain Aublin. Year Published: 2018. Players: 1-4. Time: 20min. Age: 8+. WEIGHT: 1/5. POST BY CATHY. Visual puzzle games are my nemesis. Trying to fit oddly-shaped pieces together while also planning places for future oddly shaped pieces to go…it’s IMPOSSIBLE! And when…

October 6, 2018 / / Written Reviews

Board Game Review. Publisher: Devious Weasel Games. Designer: Jim Felli. Year Published: 2018.Artists: Reza Afshar and Jonathan GuziPlayers: 4-6. Time: 30min. Age: 14+. WEIGHT: 2/5. POST BY DAVID. I’ve always enjoyed social deduction games. Avalon was (and still is) a favorite of mine when I was getting back into board…

October 4, 2018 / / Written Reviews

Board Game Review Publisher: Jolly Dutch. Designer: Alexander Kneepkens. Year Published: 2019.Players: 2 – 6. Time: 60 – 90 min. Age: 10+. Weight: 1/5. POST BY DAVID. I remember the first time I saw the beautiful mechs that came with Scythe. Instantly I thought back to my Battletech days, firing particle…

October 3, 2018 / / Written Reviews

Board Game Review Publisher: Grey Fox Games. Designer: Michał Jagodziński.Artist: Jarosław Wajs. Year Published: 2017.Players: 1-4. Time: 15-30min. Age: 10+. WEIGHT: 2/5. POST BY CATHY. Small-box games have a tough current to swim in. They don’t get a lot of love. You rarely see them on the BGG hotness. Very…

September 13, 2018 / / Written Reviews

Board Game Review Publisher: Keymaster Games. Designer: Henry Audubon. Year Published: 2018.1 – 4 Players / 20 min / 14+ / Weight: 1/5 POST BY DAVID BOCK. Almost four years ago, I learned a game called Splendor. It was one of my first gateway games into the hobby. It was…

August 20, 2018 / / Written Reviews

Board Game Review Publisher: Japanime Games. Designer: gingko. Year Published: 2011.2 – 4 Players / 30 min / 12+ / Weight: 2/5 POST BY CATHY BOCK. Many of us still remember that first game of Dominion, sitting across from that over-excited friend–the one obsessed with board games of all things–who…