TIME Stories: Estrella Drive thoughts – Article
Jan25

TIME Stories: Estrella Drive thoughts – Article

So last night my group played through the Estrella Drive adventure / scenario for T.I.M.E. Stories. A few things have come to mind I thought I’d share about this sixth expansion, without spoilers. This isn’t a review as much as random thoughts and a sort of warning to those who are thinking of buying it. From the box (and therefore not a spoiler) Estrella Drive is set in Hollywood in the early 1980’s. Investigators...

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Deep Space Nine Fluxx from Looney Labs – News
Jan16

Deep Space Nine Fluxx from Looney Labs – News

OMG OMG OMG Deep Space Nine… Deep Space Nine Fluxx!! Looney Labs has made my year with the news they are doing Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Fluxx. If you can’t tell I’m a HUGE DS9 fan, I am just hoping that maybe the artwork gets a little sprucing up … it’s a little… scary. Needless to say Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Fluxx will feature characters from DS9 including all the favorites like Jadzia Dax,...

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My Favorite Tabletop Games of 2018 – Video
Jan14

My Favorite Tabletop Games of 2018 – Video

I didn’t get to play a lot of the games I wanted to that came out last year, mainly due to the time involved. For that reason this list is a little on the light side, but these are the top ten board games / tabletop games I loved playing in 2018. I played a lot with family and non gamers last year, so this list has a lot of family type games on it. I genuinely believe these are some of the best games that released last year,...

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Best Family Board Games of 2018 – Article
Dec28

Best Family Board Games of 2018 – Article

I was going to do a ‘you should buy this for Christmas’ post, but time has gotten away from me, so consider this more of a family games that released this year that you should try to play – and / or buy – in 2019. Ok let’s kick things off! These are the games I’ve found pretty awesome (so far) for 2018 and games that I think would work great for family / beginner play. ​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ THE MIND: First...

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The River- TL;DR Review
Nov29

The River- TL;DR Review

The River is a light worker placement / tile placement game from Days of Wonder (a publisher known for only releasing one or so high-quality games per year). In it players are trying to create the best scoring river settlement, by collecting resources, building up land types and building various structures for additional scoring. This is very basic worker placement, place a worker, collect a resource, or do an action. This is repeated...

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Drop It – TL;DR Review
Nov22

Drop It – TL;DR Review

Drop It from Thames & Kosmos is an action dexterity game in which you drop various shaped / colored pieces into a clear plastic vertical play area. There’s few rules with certain pieces unable to touch others, or certain colors (dependent on the version you play). The different levels of the vertical play area will score different points, provided you drop your piece and it doesn’t contravene any of the rules of play....

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Snow White and the Seven: Dwarfs A Gemstone Mining Game – TLDR Review
Nov19

Snow White and the Seven: Dwarfs A Gemstone Mining Game – TLDR Review

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: A Gemstone Mining Game is a family game featuring the dwarves, mining for Snow White’s approval. Players choose a dwarf and can do one of three things per turn: head out to the mine to find precious stones in push your luck fashion via blind bag drawing, play a special power card from their hand, or head home safely with their stash in hand. The game takes place over 5 rounds with players trying...

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