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Untold: Adventures Await Review

Publisher: Hub Games Game Type: Storytelling, Family Designer: John Fiore, Rory O'Conner Initial Year of Release: 2017 Artist: Rob Dalton, Winnie Shek Theme and What is It? Untold is a cooperative storytelling adventure powered by Rory’s Story Cubes.  Players take the roles of heroes in…

Harvest Dice Review

Publisher: Grey Fox Games Game Type: Roll & Write, Drafting, Set Collection Designer: Danny Devine Initial Year of Release: 2017 Artist: Danny Devine Artist: Tyler Myatt Theme and What is It? You are a farmer, managing the crops in your garden and fattening up your…

Weave Review

Publisher: Monocle Society Game Type: (Worker Placement, Dice Drafting, Etc.) Designer: Kyle Kinkade Initial Year of Release: 2017 Artist: Brianna Johnson Theme and What is It? Weave is a dice-driven narrative storytelling system that enables groups to role-play with minimal preparation time published by Monocle…

OK Play Review

Publisher: Big Potato Game Type: Abstract, Connect Five Designer: N/A Initial Year of Release: 2016 Artist: Ben Drummond Artist: Zoe Lee Theme and What is It? OK Play is a compact connect five game for two to four players, built for ease of transport.  Can…

Samara Review

Publisher: Tasty Minstrel Games Game Type: Time Management, Worker Placement Designer: CornĂ© van Moorsel Initial Year of Release: 2015 (TMG 2016) Artist: Philip Kustov Artist: Josh T. McDowell Theme and What is It? The village of Samara is looking to grow.  Two to five players…

Viral Review

Publisher: Arcane Wonders Game Type: Area Control, Hand Management, Simultaneous Action Selection Designer: Gil d'Orey Initial Year of Release: 2017 Designer: Antonio Sousa Lara Artist: Mihajlo Dimitrievski Theme and What is It? You are a virus.  Having just infected a patient you must now spread…

Update on League Night

So here is another update on how league night has been going for me. On the whole, "Vader-Traitor" has worked well, and I tend to win more games than I lose, usually going 3-1 in a four round Swiss format.. Oddly enough, I lost almost…