Convention Coverage

Racoon Tycoon by Forbidden Games: Kickstarter Preview

Publisher: Forbidden Games Game Type: Economic, market, bidding, engine building Designer: Glenn Drover Initial Year of Release: 2018 (2019) Artist: Jacoby O'Connor Artist: Annie Stegg Gerard Theme and What is it? Raccoon's in the wild are naturally inclined to market manipulation. We all know and…

Heroes of Land, Air & Sea by Gamelyn Games

Publisher: Gamelyn Games Game Type: 4x, Strategy, Exploration, Exploitation, Extermination, Expansion, Extrapolation, 5x Designer: Scott Almes Initial Year of Release: 2018 Artist: Chad Hoverter Artist: Adam P. McIver Artist: Ian Rosenthaler Artist: Benjamin Shulman Theme and What is it? 4X games have become the RAGE…

The Best in Board Games for Mobile

The transition from cardboard to digital is not always good, or even particularly done well. This was particularly true in the past. Some of the worst games I played on mobile, were renditions of board games, some of which have been since removed from the…

PLAY 2018 – Modena, Italy

In a world where board and tabletop games are becoming an increasingly popular hobby, conventions are the right – and often the only – place to explore what’s new or will be new on the market, what occasional players like and what habitual gamers look…

Space Base Review by AEG

Publisher: AEG Game Type: Dice, Card Drafting. Tableau Building Designer: John D. Clair Initial Year of Release: 2018 Artist: Chris Walton Theme and What is it? Some folks just like anything gamewise that is space based. A regular at my table, says he will play…

PhotoFinish by PlanPlay Preview

Theme and What is It? One of the great influences in my life, use to take me to see the ponies run, not the peonies, that would be entirely different. He loved reading the odds on any given race, and we both always loved the…

Master’s Trials by AEG

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.

Zendo by Looney Labs Review

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.
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