Alien: USCSS Nostromo board game - News

Alien: USCSS Nostromo board game publisher accused of plagiarism: Upcoming board game Alien: USCSS Nostromo isn't out yet and it's already in trouble. The survival-horror board game is based on the first film in the Aliens franchise, with the publisher - Wonderdice - gaining the rights from 20th Century Fox.…

Eye for an Eye - Kickstarter News

Eye for an Eye board game from Darwin Games hits Kickstarter soon: We're fans of Darwin Games here at Gameapalooza, not only because they're an Aussie outfit, but also because they're a husband and wife team. A team full of passion for their game. Ben and Shae Boersma are the…

Photosynthesis board game - Written Review

Photosynthesis board game - Written Review: Photosynthesis is a 2-4 player game designed by Italian designer Hjalmar Hach and published by Blue Orange Games. Photosynthesis brings together resource management with area control. The game will see you plant seeds, gather sunlight, and grow trees to produce a beautiful forest and…

Majesty for the Realm - Written Review

Majesty for the Realm card game review: Majesty for the Realm is a card game in which you build up a medieval realm, it's designed by the guy who made Splendor (a rather popular game). Like Splendor, Majesty for the Realm is a simple, but beautiful game. Setup / Gameplay: Each…

T.I.M.E. Stories and Cheating (Video)

Dave explores the reasons people cheat with specific reference to his own experience of people who cheat in board games. Dave may have his own guilty secret to share about his own cheating in T.I.M.E. Stories. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4RMyribL84…

Rob Daviau on Fireball Island

Restoration Games has found it's next hit with Fireball Island. The Kickstarter set the goal of $324,965AU and was fully funded in 66minutes. Within a couple of days, it broke the $1million AU mark. Today, with 24 days to go, the game has surpassed $1 600,000AU mark and…

Best modern board games for beginners - Article

The Best modern tabletop board games / gateway games for beginners: Maybe you've reached this article because you've just discovered modern board gaming. Perhaps you already game and have a few n00bs coming over for games night and you're so used to heavy games, you're not sure what won't overwhelm your…

Top 10 Games With Historical Themes

I watched one of the most entertaining top ten video’s the other day. I often try to spread the love about original creators for board game content. The Board Game Kaptain and crew are always entertaining and provide great insight into games. This week they offered their Top Ten…

Bill and Ted's Excellent Board Game

I have fond memories of Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure and cannot be more excited about Steve Jackson getting the rights to this franchise. I loved this film growing up and often find myself using lines from the movie as a fully functional adult in society. The best thing is…

Designing the Board in Board Games [Video Article]

Dave won a game of Betrayal at House on the Hill and it got him thinking how influential the board state was. Dave dives deep into the actual boards we use in board games. Why are they important and how they shape play. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDFEcnRLuuM…