DOS! card game - Written Review

DOS! card game now on Kickstarter: I have always thought it would be great to make a word game. Who wouldn’t want to make the next Scrabble or Boggle? Yet each time I start getting designs down one thing becomes clear, word games are hard to make. Finding ways…

Rob Daviau Interview on Restoring Games

Ask for a list of the best designers in the board gaming hobby right now and Rob Daviau’s name would be at the top of that list. Since 1998 he has developed over 70 board games receiving critical acclaim for his efforts including numerous design awards. Pandemic Legacy Season…

The Thing Infection at Outpost 31 - News

The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31 board game info: Well Mondo took us all by surprise this morning by officially announcing The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31 the board game. Usually we'd be a little dubious of a movie tie-in that's connected to USAopoly, but so far, this one looks…

Attention to Game Design - Article

This is not a game review, there won't be a rules explanation, just a guy gushing over game design. I will try to explain rules when they are discussed. The other day, I played Steampunk Rally by Roxley Games, designed by Orin Bishop. And, oh boy, was I blown away,…

Dead of Winter: Warring Colonies - News

Dead of Winter: Warring Colonies expansion info: It was only a matter of time, board game Dead of Winter is getting a new expansion in the form of "Dead of Winter: Warring Colonies". Just like in all your favorite Zombie TV series (okay the only two that matter) survivors will…

Raise Your Goblets - Written Review

Raise Your Goblets tabletop game written review: First appearing on Kickstarter as the simply titled “Toast”, party game Raise Your Goblets was picked up by Horrible Games and publisher CMON. It was given a facelift, a few other tweaks and then re-released to retail. So what is it I hear…

Marooned 5 board game - Kickstarter

Marooned 5 board game on Kickstarter: Remember the TV show Gilligan's Island? "Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful trip, that started from this tropic port, aboard this tiny ship". Ahh the 60's. Well now you can relive the series - to some…

Barkers Row by Overworld Games - Kickstarter

Barker's Row by Overworld Games on Kickstarter Just a quick heads up for your Friday, before we head into a weekend of gaming. I backed carnival game Barker's Row a few days back and thought I'd highlight it here because it looks so nice. Barker's Row is a 2-4 player…

TerrainCrate Fantasy Terrain - Kickstarter

Heads up tabletop RPGer's or for that matter those of you who like adding cool minis to your board game shenanigans. Mantic presently has TerrainCrate up on Kickstarter and it is a wicked collection of plastic, pre-assembled 28mm fantasy scenery. TerrainCrate is a new range of incredibly detailed, pre-assembled, plastic…

Blood Bound new edition announced - News

Blood Bound bluffing game reprinting by FFG announced Fantasy Flight Games has announced a new edition of Blood Bound, a social game of deduction, bluffing, and vampire clans for six to twelve players. Blood Bound released back in 2013, but has had a pretty nice facelift. Though it appears not…