Luxor – TL;DR Review
Oct29

Luxor – TL;DR Review

Luxor from Queen Games is a board game that sees players hunting for treasure at the great temple of Luxor in Egypt. Using a mixture of hand-management, set collection and a cool modular board, Luxor has some clever gameplay mechanics, including beginning with only two adventurers and unlocking others as the game progresses. You can also change the board slightly during play, thus messing up other players turns (or them yours). You...

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Dice Hospital – TL;DR Review
Oct17

Dice Hospital – TL;DR Review

Dice Hospital sees players taking on the roles of hospital personnel (each with special abilities). Draft dice (patients), add them to your hospital, heal them via a simple dice number mechanic. As board games go this one is a must check out, a lot of light to mid-weight fun for 1-4 players. Great for veteran gamers and newcomers alike.

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Cat Lady – TL;DR Review
Oct17

Cat Lady – TL;DR Review

Cat Lady is a light card drafting / set collection game by Josh Wood (designer and artist). In Cat Lady players draft cards, trying to collect cats and the food needed to feed them. You can also collect toys, costumes and other items to gain additional points. Feed the most cats and collect the most stuff for your cats to win! A super easy game that will be great for families. Easy to learn teach and play! Highly recommend checking it...

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Hotshots – TL;DR Review
May09

Hotshots – TL;DR Review

Hotshots is a cooperative, press-your-luck firefighting game for 1 to 4 players. You take on the roles of wildfire fighters — crew boss, spotter, swamper, and sawyer — all with their own special abilities. Each turn players roll dice to deal with fires burning across the hexagonal tile landscape. Draw fire cards for various effects, including if the wind blows it in a certain direction, or embers take hold. Hotshots from Fireside...

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BONK – TL;DR Review
Mar29

BONK – TL;DR Review

BONK comes to us from David Harvey. A ballbearing ricochet game, BONK sees four players (you can play two, but four works best), trying to hit a wooden ball into each others goal area. Both teams begin with 3 ballbearings each player. They use these by rolling them down a chute trying to hit the wooden ball, thus sending it into the opponents goal for themselves, all whilst using the same ballbearings to stop that from occurring on...

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OrganATTACK! – TL;DR Review
Feb17

OrganATTACK! – TL;DR Review

OrganATTACK! (Organ Attack!) is a card game for 2-5 players in which the object of the game is to remove your opponents’ organs (cards) before they remove yours. Last organ (card) left is the winner. In OrganATTACK! players begin with a hand of organs and attack cards. Taking turns playing afflictions on opponents organs, with two removing that organ. It’s a fast, silly game, with strategy coming from the different...

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Azul – TL;DR Review
Jan18

Azul – TL;DR Review

An abstract strategy Tile drafting game, Azul sees 2-4 players making beautiful mosaics for the Portuguese king. Draft different coloured tiles from factory boards to your player board, then place them to score points based on where they are placed in correlation to other tiles. Laid alone you’ll score one point, but you’ll score additional points for each other tile orthogonal to the one just placed. It sounds simple and it is with...

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