Kokoro: Avenue of the Kodama - Kickstarter

Kokoro: Avenue of the Kodama taletop game on Kickstarter: Oh my goodness ya'll! It's Avenue, but it's Kodama... IT'S AVENUE, BUT IT'S KODAMA! I have to admit my mouse went straight to PLEDGE for this one. I love Avenue and Kodama. Indie Boards and Cards are re-releasing and expanding the…

Sagrada - Written Review

Sagrada Game Review: When you first see the Sagrada tabletop game you'll probably be struck by just how gorgeous it is. Player boards in the shape of gothic styled church windows and alluring translucent dice of many colors, it's just very, very pretty. Add to this that there is something…

​Carthage deckbuilding board game - Kickstarter

Carthage deck building board game on Kickstarter: Another Kickstarter heads-up, with SAS Creative announcing Carthage, a deckbuilding board game. It's not the first board game to use Carthage as a theme, with a multitude over the last couple of decades, but it looks pretty good. In Carthage players move around…

The Golden Girls Clue - News

The Golden Girls Cluedo game coming soon from USAopoly Heads up fans of epic TV series The Golden Girls, USAopoly has announced the release of The Golden Girls Clue (Cluedo for us Aussie, though it appears you'll have to import it with it only being listed for the US and…

Wok on Fire - Video Review

Wok on Fire card game by Greencouch Games video review Our man Mister Jaxon is back from his kindy hiatus to review card game Wok on Fire by Greencouch Games. Will he burn the food, or dish up some real treats. Let's see how a 3 year old tabletop game…

Game of Trains - Written Review

Game of Trains card game written review Game of Trains is a small card game in which players take control of their own train. Problem is whoever was in charge of connecting all your carriages must have been drunk because all your train cars are in descending order (denoted by…

Geoff Engelstein: Playing With Design

Interview with tabletop game designer Geoff Engelstein I first encountered Geoff Engelstein while listening to the Dice Tower Podcast. Geoff presents a 5 minute segment called Gametek where he dissects and analyses games, game design, and gaming. Geoff's contribution soon became my favourite part of the show and led me…

Ubongo - Written Review

Ubongo board game written review Ubongo means brain in Swahili, which makes sense for this game because it will get your brain a ticking. Ubongo is a puzzle game for 2-4 players that plays in about 25 minutes for ages 8+ (or I would argue much younger). It’s been…

Santopoly is Santorini Monopoly - News

Santopoly the Santorini Monopoly board game Santorini meets Monopoly in Santopoly. No relation to the Santorini, tabletop game we all love and the Santorini game we think you should buy. Still, maybe you love Monopoly (shame on you) and maybe you love Santorini (the place), so we figured we'd cover…

Marrakech - Retro Review

Marrakech board game review Every now and again you're hit in the face with an old game you think is a bit magical and therefore worthy of a retro review. That game for me was Marrakech. Marrakech released way back in 2007 and I nabbed it last weekend for the…