Tatsu – Tabletop Game Review
Feb15

Tatsu – Tabletop Game Review

Tatsu Board Game Review Like all good ancient stories, Tatsu is a love story of two Lords competing for the affection of the most beautiful princess Kushinada. Oh, and the Lords have dragon armies to fight each other with. And their warring terrorises the princess’ villagers, forcing them to hire a magician that curses the armies. This imprisons them in an area wherein they must fight for millennia until one emerges victorious,...

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Planet Rush – Written Board Game Review
Feb08

Planet Rush – Written Board Game Review

Planet Rush Game Review To say I was excited to try a Reiner Knizia game was an understatement. I have barely scratched the surface of Knizia’s extensive list of designs. I’ve not even played some of his biggest and most well known, yet each game I have played I have been impressed with the wonderful and simple designs that work mechanically while still providing depth to game play. I won’t pretend like I am leading to some big...

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Kingdomino – Tabletop Game Review
Jan24

Kingdomino – Tabletop Game Review

Kingdomino Game Review Kingdomino comes to us from well-loved game designer Bruno Cathala and artist Cyril Bouquet. A small box game, Kingdomino sees players building a tiny kingdom using a domino style mechanic. It’s super simple to play, nice to look at, but is it worth the money? Let’s take a look. Let’s start by saying if you’re looking for a deep kingdom building game Kingdomino is not it. This is an...

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Cottage Garden – Board Game Review
Jan03

Cottage Garden – Board Game Review

Cottage Garden – Written Board Game Review Just letting you know I’ll try not to make any comparisons to Uwe Rosenberg’s other “Tetris” style game Patchwork, because after all you may not have played that game, thus making comparisons moot. However if you have played it and are wondering, this isn’t a Patchwork clone. Now let’s talk Cottage Garden the board game. Cottage Garden plays 1-4 players, age’s 8 and up. It uses a...

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Cry Havoc Board Game Written Review
Dec14

Cry Havoc Board Game Written Review

Cry Havoc Board Game – Written Review I was excited when I heard about Portal Games latest release Cry Havoc. Designed by Grant Rodiek, Michal Oracz, and Michal Walkzak, Cry Havoc is a 2-4 player area control game that plays in about 90-120 minutes. My favourite game mechanic is area control and I was excited to add another great game to my collection, next to my two favourites Twilight Struggle and Small World. However, my...

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Head 2 Head: Walk the Plank vs. Colt Express
Dec06

Head 2 Head: Walk the Plank vs. Colt Express

Head 2 Head: Walk the Plank vs. Colt Express Asmodee announced recently that it would be releasing an app for its Spiel des Jahres winner Colt Express. The game has broad appeal with a passionate audience suggesting that the app will land with a ready made audience. Today I want to bring you a head to head with another game released the year before Colt Express that also uses the programming mechanic, Walk the Plank by Mayday Games....

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