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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Wingspan from Stonemaier Games – News
Dec03

Wingspan from Stonemaier Games – News

Stonemaier Games is doing the long tease with their newest project, titled: “Wingspan”. From designer Elizabeth Hargrave and artists Ana Maria Martinez Jaramillo, Natalia Rojas and Beth Sobel, Wingspan is a bird-themed, medium-weight, engine-building game. Wingspan is a competitive, medium-weight, card-driven, engine-building board game from Stonemaier Games. The official announcement and pre-orders will be available on...

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Mixtape Massacre: Escape From Tall Oaks – Kickstarter
Nov14

Mixtape Massacre: Escape From Tall Oaks – Kickstarter

If you haven’t played Mixtape Massacre, you’ve missed out on a game that is an absolute hoot. We took it to various events last year and numerous people said they were going to purchase the game after having played it. Set around 80’s horror flicks and their villains, Mixtape Massacre sees up to 6 players taking on the roles of horror film archetypes, competing in a fictional 1986 killing spree to win. Now...

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Thanos Rising – Written Review
Nov13

Thanos Rising – Written Review

Avengers Assemble! It’s time to work with your mates to stop Thanos taking over the universe and turning your friends to dust. Thanos Rising is a cooperative / dice rolling / card drafting game in which you recruit heroes and vanquish the villains of Thanos and put paid to his evil plot. Now at first glance, Thanos Rising may look like just another IP cash cow, particularly given its publisher is USAopoly (not really known in the...

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Atlantis Rising 2nd Edition – Kickstarter
Nov12

Atlantis Rising 2nd Edition – Kickstarter

Sometimes a game get’s a new edition that’s worth squawking about, so here we are squawking about Atlantis Rising 2nd Edition from Elf Creek Games. Presently on Kickstarter Atlantis Rising 2nd Edition sees all new art from Vincent Dutrait and as usual, it is gorgeous. A cooperative / worker placement game for 1-6 players, Atlantis Rising sees players sending out their Atlantean workers to unleash actions to help save their...

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Men In Black / Ghostbusters: Ecto-terrestrial Invasion – News
Nov05

Men In Black / Ghostbusters: Ecto-terrestrial Invasion – News

Men in Black is set to meet Ghostbusters, at least in board game format. IDW and Panda Cult Games are releasing “Men in Black / Ghostbusters: Ecto-Terrestial Invasion” late next year (release window at time of writing). IDW new product development vp Jerry Bennington said they’re “excited to bring these two iconic properties together along with an amazing group of development partners. We love the fun story we...

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Reavers of Midgard – Kickstarter
Nov02

Reavers of Midgard – Kickstarter

Champions of Midgard sequel Reavers of Midgard is now live on Kickstarter with 17 days to go. It’s already smashed it goal and it seems only has one stretch goal to go (at time of writing). Can’t afford jumping on the Kickstarter? Fear not, the game is expected to hit retail once the Kickstarter fulfilment is completed. Check out the Kickstarter page for more...

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