The River- TL;DR Review
Nov29

The River- TL;DR Review

The River is a light worker placement / tile placement game from Days of Wonder (a publisher known for only releasing one or so high-quality games per year). In it players are trying to create the best scoring river settlement, by collecting resources, building up land types and building various structures for additional scoring. This is very basic worker placement, place a worker, collect a resource, or do an action. This is repeated...

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Snow White and the Seven: Dwarfs A Gemstone Mining Game – TLDR Review
Nov19

Snow White and the Seven: Dwarfs A Gemstone Mining Game – TLDR Review

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: A Gemstone Mining Game is a family game featuring the dwarves, mining for Snow White’s approval. Players choose a dwarf and can do one of three things per turn: head out to the mine to find precious stones in push your luck fashion via blind bag drawing, play a special power card from their hand, or head home safely with their stash in hand. The game takes place over 5 rounds with players trying...

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Ticket to Ride now on PS4 – News
Nov15

Ticket to Ride now on PS4 – News

Like your family games in digital versions, well the biggest of the lot has just launched on Playstation 4. Ticket to Ride for PlayLink for PlayStation 4 is available now for $19.99 USD MSRP on the PlayStation Store. With the new Ticket to Ride for PlayLink app on iOS and Android, players already have the best controller in-hand. Simple, elegant gameplay and intense strategy come together in the critically acclaimed railway-themed...

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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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Cat Lady iOS – Written Review
Nov07

Cat Lady iOS – Written Review

I preface this by saying, I am HUGE fan of the Cat Lady card game, I’ve mentioned this both here and on my personal YouTube Channel. Now it’s out on iOS – after being on Android for some time – and I had to play it, for research purposes … obviously. Let’s start with the basics. If you’ve played the Cat Lady card game, you will be able to jump straight into the Cat Lady app and play, no...

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Luxor – TL;DR Review
Oct29

Luxor – TL;DR Review

Luxor from Queen Games is a board game that sees players hunting for treasure at the great temple of Luxor in Egypt. Using a mixture of hand-management, set collection and a cool modular board, Luxor has some clever gameplay mechanics, including beginning with only two adventurers and unlocking others as the game progresses. You can also change the board slightly during play, thus messing up other players turns (or them yours). You...

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Mice and Mystics Dreamworks movie – News
Oct25

Mice and Mystics Dreamworks movie – News

Heads up Mice and Mystics fans, your dreams may be about to come true, Dreamworks is looking at a movie adaptation of the 2012 game. DreamWorks Animation is said to be in final negotiations to bring the popular RPG board game to the big screen, with “Alexandre Aja attached to direct and co-write the script with “Aquaman” scribe David Leslie Johnson. Vertigo Entertainment’s Roy Lee and Jon Berg are producing”. “Mice and...

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