Babel board game - Video Review

Babel board game review: Our man Dave takes a close look at 2000 Hagen Dorgathen, Uwe Rosenberg hand-management / set collection game Babel. Recommended for the 2001 Spiel des Jahres, Babel sees players making best use of members of various tribes of the ancient world. These tribes will build temples, exploit…

The Godfather: Corleone's Empire - Review

The Godfather board game review: Have you been looking high and low for a game where the tears of your enemies are as valuable as victory points? Have you had fantasies of Wall Street burning to the ground while the Hudson overflows with the bodies of other challenges? Are you…

Fog of Love: Game Review

Fog of Love is a two-player game where you are trying to manage life and a relationship. Not the most compelling of pitches I admit. Most people play games to get away from the complexity of life and relationships. However, I have found Fog of Love to be a surprising…

Photosynthesis board game - Written Review

Photosynthesis board game - Written Review: Photosynthesis is a 2-4 player game designed by Italian designer Hjalmar Hach and published by Blue Orange Games. Photosynthesis brings together resource management with area control. The game will see you plant seeds, gather sunlight, and grow trees to produce a beautiful forest and…

Majesty for the Realm - Written Review

Majesty for the Realm card game review: Majesty for the Realm is a card game in which you build up a medieval realm, it's designed by the guy who made Splendor (a rather popular game). Like Splendor, Majesty for the Realm is a simple, but beautiful game. Setup / Gameplay: Each…

OrganATTACK! card game - TL;DR Review

OrganATTACK! Tabletop Game TLDR 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…

Curious Humans card game - Review

Curious Humans card game - Review We mentioned card game Curious Humans last month. I've now had time to play it a few times. Firstly I'll say Curious Humans is a really simple game to learn and play. Everyone gets a true and false card, as well as seven randomly…

BONK - TL;DR Game Review

BONK Tabletop Game TLDR Review: BONK comes to us from David Harvey, the man who created Rollet (of which this is a reimplementation). 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.…

Fog of Love - TL;DR Game Review

Fog of Love Tabletop Game TLDR Review: Fog of love is - according to the box - “romantic comedy as a board game”. A two-player only game, Fog of Love puts the players into the roles of characters, undertaking a romantic relationship. Characters are created with random card draws. Occupation,…

Hotshots - TL;DR Game Review

Hotshots Tabletop Game TLDR 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…