To properly review the Dirk Gently board game, you must have a bit of history. Douglas Adams was the artist (it was art, therefore I haven’t called him a writer), behind The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, a trilogy of books that took ten books to write properly. He was the king of dry humor, and that also spilled over into his book, Dirk Gently and the Holistic Detective Agency, now a TV show on BBC.
This is not a game review. But I am going to attack it as if it were, at least to start.
Legacy gaming is where a game is purchased, knowing full well you will destroy cards, that some of your characters will not make it out alive.
Theme and What is It? One of the great influences in my life, use to
A great evil has enveloped the earth in the form of an ancient darkness, and his minions. He plans on destroying everything, including calling you late for dinner, and making the milk in your refrigerator sour.
Some abstract games attempt to channel your inner Zen, or pretend to be a battle between two warring parties. Some don’t do that, they just rely on good gameplay. Zendo does both, or has done both.
PAX Unplugged is a new animal. No one really knew what to expect. There were
Publisher: Leuchtmemo Game Type: Memory, Sensory Deprivation Designer: Alexander Kranz-Mars Initial Year of Release: 2018
Publisher: Czech Games Edition Publisher: White Goblin Games Game Type: (Worker Placement, Dice Drafting, Etc.)
Theme and What is It? Ever played a game with the kids where you ask