Downforce – Written Review
Nov08

Downforce – Written Review

Downforce is one of those games where you may look at it and assume it’s a kids game only, but don’t be fooled. This is a game full of fun, strategy and high stakes. It’s got just the right level of depth to make it a quick and easy game to play with both seasoned gamers and newbies alike. High-stakes bidding on million-dollar race cars. … Downforce is a card-driven bidding, racing, and betting game for 2-6 players based on Top...

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By Order of the Queen – Written Review
Nov06

By Order of the Queen – Written Review

Welcome to the fantasy land of Tessandor. With the death of the king, the place is in turmoil. You and your fellow guild masters are tasked by the queen to keep the country safe, banding together and using your abilities in the best possible way. A co-op board game for 2-4 players, By Order of the Queen is a dice-rolling, hand management game that takes place in a fantasy realm. It might look all cutesy, with sprinkles of Adventure...

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Dice Bazaar – TL;DR Review
Nov03

Dice Bazaar – TL;DR Review

Dice Bazaar is a 2-4 player dice-rolling / press your luck / dice-placement game. Players purchase goods from a little bazaar by placing matching dice in spaces until all dice match the items cost. Each product in the bazaar has victory points and – usually – a special ability. If you purchase an item, you can choose to use the ability, but you will lose the card and thus the points. Needless to say, most points at the end...

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Bob Ross: Art of Chill Game – TL;DR Review
Oct29

Bob Ross: Art of Chill Game – TL;DR Review

Bob Ross has had somewhat of a resurgence in fandom recently, as a fan of his show back in the day, I had to get the board game. Bob Ross: Art of Chill uses set collection to complete aspects of Bob Ross paintings, scoring players chill points on a score track, first to totally chill is the winner. Collect dual use paint cards (colors / tools), assign them to your palette, use them to finish paintings, score. You get to roll a die and...

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Coldwater Crown – Written Review
Jun05

Coldwater Crown – Written Review

Coldwater Crown board game by Bellwether Games, a fishy review: I know what you’re thinking, a board game based around fishing, that sounds kind of, well, boring. Don’t be swayed by that thought dear gamer, because you need to know more about Coldwater Crown. Coldwater Crown is a board game for 1-4 players, ages 13+ with a play time of around 40-90 minutes. Players are fishermen (fisherwomen) taking part in a fishing...

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Cartamundi Shuffle Cars – Written Review
Jun04

Cartamundi Shuffle Cars – Written Review

Shuffle Cars is described as “a fun game” in the product blurb, but is it? In Shuffle Cars the first player to get all their ‘Car’ cards over the finish line is the winner! The overall theme is racing the well known Pixar Cars characters through the city, overtaking other teams and refuelling as you go, before crossing the finish line for the win. Each player has three racing cards in their hand with each card...

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