Aquicorn from Renegade Games announced – News
Mar13

Aquicorn from Renegade Games announced – News

Renegade Games are releasing Aquicorns later this year, a board game designed by Steve Ellis, Tyler Tinsley, Ben Eisner, and Tim Eisner. Adapted from the Oni Press original graphic novel by Katie O’Neill, The Aquicorn Cove Board Game will encourage players to dive into an underwater conservation adventure. Unable to rely on the adults in her storm-ravaged seaside town, a young girl must protect a colony of magical seahorse-like...

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Dungeon Mayhem – TL;DR Review
Feb11

Dungeon Mayhem – TL;DR Review

Dungeon Mayhem is a quick draw, duelling card game for 2–4 players. It’s really quick to learn and play, so even those players who hate learning a new game won’t be frustrated at all when they start playing. Each game takes about 10 minutes, sometimes much less time if the cards are in your favour! Dungeon Mayhem consists of four different classes and characters, which players will choose from. The artwork is fun, bright and quirky...

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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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Corinth from Days of Wonder – News
Jan17

Corinth from Days of Wonder – News

Two things you need to know about Corinth, one, it’s by the designer of Jaipur and two, it’s being published by Days of Wonder later this year. Under a blazing sun in 4th Century BC Corinth, traders come from all corners of the Mediterranean Sea to sell their goods; Persian carpets, Cretan olive oil, Roman grapes, and Egyptian spices are highly prized by traders. Players have a few weeks to secure their place in Corinthian...

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My Favourite Game of 2018: Blue Lagoon – Article
Jan11

My Favourite Game of 2018: Blue Lagoon – Article

It is hardly surprising that Reiner Knizia tops the list as the designer of my favourite game for 2018. He a prolific designer that has the ability to make old mechanics feel new or simply designs new mechanics. His games range from light filler games to heavy euro styled games. Blue Lagoon published by Blue Orange Games is on the lighter family side but has plenty going on that many of my heavy euro friends find satisfying.     In...

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Forage: The Bee Game – Kickstarter
Dec10

Forage: The Bee Game – Kickstarter

Shout out to a little Aussie game. Forage: The Bee Game is now live on Kickstarter. The game comes to us from Byron Bay game designer – and beekeeper – Yari McGauley of Flow Hive. He created Forage: The Bee Game with his 2 kids Sonny & April. Forage is a 2-4 player game about the world of bees. Grow your beehive by collecting nectar, pollen & bees as you deal with pests, bears and the opposition. Forage is...

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Facing My Shame This Holiday Season – Article
Dec04

Facing My Shame This Holiday Season – Article

After years of talking about it, this holiday I will be playing The Castles of Burgundy. I can hear the collective gasps of experienced board gamers shocked to hear that I have never even seen the game displayed on a table. Yet time and time again I have listened to people talk about it with such regard, some even professing it as their favourite of all time. As I left my standard, “I need to play this” on another in a...

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