Convention Coverage

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.

PAX Unplugged Top Ten

PAX Unplugged is a new animal. No one really knew what to expect.  There were a few fantastic releases, that would give any GenCon or Essen fanboy pause.  We spent the bulk of the convention talking to publishers, rather than gaming (though we did get…

PAX Unplugged Preview

1 2 3 The Penny Arcade Expo Unplugged, otherwise known as PAX Unplugged or even PAXU is the new con targeting board gaming, or the table top gaming world. PAX started in 2005 by the creators of the web comic Penny Arcade. Penny Arcade was…