Family Faire

Family Friendly games are as important to gaming as the more robust adult oriented games, after all, it is how we teach our kids to love gaming.

Cobra Paw by Bananagrams Review

Publisher: Bananagrams Designer: Derek Watson Artist: Laura Incatasciato Game Type: Dexterity, Trick Taking Initial Year of Release: 2017 Theme and What is It? I need to preface this entire review with one statement; I do not like dexterity games. I just don't find them interesting…

King Frog by BrainGames Review

Publisher: Brain Games Designer: Dennis Kirps Designer: Gunter Burkhardt Artist: Gediminas Akelaitis Game Type: Dice, Blocking, Racing Initial Year of Release: 2017 Brain Games MeepleGamers 2017 Holiday Giveaway Theme and What is It? Programming in a kids game. Brain Games seems to like games that…

Reef Route by BrainGames Review

Publisher: Brain Games Designer: Arpad Fritsche Artist: Dovydas Ciuplys Game Type: Dice, Blocking, Racing Initial Year of Release: 2017 Brain Games MeepleGamers 2017 Holiday Giveaway Theme and What is It? Programming in a kids game. If you were to ask me about this idea, prior…

Woo-Hoo! by BrainGames Review

Publisher: Brain Games Designer: Matthias Kauffman Artist: Gediminas Akelaitis Game Type: dice, race, set collection Initial Year of Release: 2017 Brain Games MeepleGamers 2017 Holiday Giveaway Theme and What is It? As with many family board games designed with the younger crowd in mind, the…

Gen Con 50 Top 10

Gen Con 50 MeepleGamers had a very successful GenCon. We met with over 500 people, over five days that managed to be both very short and very long at the same time.  We have thought and thought on how best to compile the list of…

Expedition: The Roleplaying Card Game Review

Publisher: Fabricate.IO Designer: Todd Medema and Scott Martin III Artist: Scott Martin III Game Type: Roleplaying, Dice Rolling, Card Play Initial Year of Release 2016 Theme and What is it? Expedition: The Roleplaying Card Game is a lightweight system for facilitating 20-60 minute roleplaying adventure…

Ink Monsters Preview

Theme and What is it? Ink Monsters is an upcoming card game for two to six players from Albino Dragon.  I received a preview copy at Gen Con 50 in advance of the coming Kickstarter project.  In Ink Monsters, players will try to claim the…

Origins 2017 – Captain Silver

This year’s Origins, Queen Games offers us another title enter into the family genre with Captain Silver. In Captain Silver two to four players play as pirates looking to score treasure and booty (scored as points). Naturally, the pirate with the most treasure wins. Each…

Tatsu Review

Publisher: Gen42 Games Designer: John Yianni Artist: John Yianni Game Type: abstract, strategy Initial Year of Release: 2016 Theme and What is it?   Tatsu is based on a Japanese legend. Two Dragon Lords were both in competition for the hand of Princess Kushinada. The…
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