Smile from Z-man Games - News

Smile card game from Z-Man Games: A quick Friday news update. Z-Man Games latest offering "Smile" is now available on Aussie shores (and elsewhere for our non Aussie readership). With gorgeous artwork and gameplay for three to five players. Smile tasks players to enter the woods and hunt for the…

Ethnos - TL;DR Game Review

Ethnos Board Game TLDR Review: Ethnos is an area control / card drafting game in which players take control of giants, merfolk, halflings, minotaurs and other fantasy tribes. Collect glory, as your armies gain control of areas in the land of Ethnos, most glory at the end is the winner. Start…

Board Game Upgrades & Modifications - Video

How to mod board game. Upgrades in Pimp My Game: Just a quick post to pimp one of our staffers. If you like the idea of pimping your games out, but don't have a lot of money the Pimp My Game series of videos might be of use. The last…

Heads of State: A Retro Review

A strange thing happened the other day. I went to the home of Peter Hawes to play board games. Some of you already get the impact of that statement. That’s because those people know Peter Hawes is the designer of Francis Drake, Triassic Terror, Wars of the Roses: Lancaster…

Dream Catchers board game - Unboxing

Play Nation Studios board Game Dream Catchers: If you haven't heard of publisher Play Nation Games, fear not, this is their first title and if the quality is anything to go by we could be in for something special from the Singapore based company. Their first game is Dream Catchers…

The Draft Banquet card game - Kickstarter

The Draft Banquet by Dark Mirror Games on Kickstarter: More food on Kickstarter this week, but this one is special because it's by Aussie outfit Dark Mirror Games. Based in Perth, Dark Mirror had a successful Kickstarter with their previous title Banishment, now they're back with card drafting title The…

MasterSweets card game - Kickstarter

MasterSweets card game hits Kickstarter: Heads up dessert fans, there's a game on Kickstarter right now that has your name all over it. Take up the role of 1 of the 16 fancier confectioners. Play 4 game variants - competitive, player elimination, cooperative and solo. In fairness, we just liked…

Mountains of Madness - Written Review

Mountains of Madness board game written review: It’s 1931 and a team of budding scientists (you and your mates numbering 3-5) head off on a dangerous expedition to traverse a mountain, a mountain of madness. The game is loosely based on the H. P. Lovecraft novella “At the Mountains…

Betrayal Legacy board game - News

Betrayal Legacy. A legacy game based on Betrayal at House on the Hill: Next year Avalon Hill will release a legacy style board game based on popular title Betrayal at House on the Hill. The news came via PAX Unplugged and an image posted on the Avalon Hill Games Twitter…

Stop Thief: Game Design Diary - Article

I remember watching presenters on a morning news program interview a man and his son after the release of Terminator 2. This Australian gentleman was suing the creators of Terminator 2 for copyright infringement. This gentleman had written a script for a sci-fi movie where machines travel back in time…