Jumanji and Marvel Fluxx announced – News
Feb19

Jumanji and Marvel Fluxx announced – News

Fluxx fans, the gift that keeps on giving is paying out once again, with Looney Labs bringing both a Marvel edition and a Jumanji edition to market. Cardinal/Spinmaster and Looney Labs are pleased to announce a new partnership to create licensed card games for all channels. The companies are currently working on two games—Marvel Fluxx and Jumanji Fluxx. Both companies will publish versions of the games, each in the same...

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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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Z-Man releases Party Bugs card game – News
Jan03

Z-Man releases Party Bugs card game – News

Z-Man Games has released “Party Bugs” a quick card game for 2-6 players, perfect for the whole family. Pre-order your copy today through our website or your local retailers! In Party Bugs, these costumed cockroaches are determined to get their groove on. They can’t resist the music and the shiny disco ball! As more cockroaches show up to the party and move to the dance floor, players will try to control the chaotic party,...

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Best Family Board Games of 2018 – Article
Dec28

Best Family Board Games of 2018 – Article

I was going to do a ‘you should buy this for Christmas’ post, but time has gotten away from me, so consider this more of a family games that released this year that you should try to play – and / or buy – in 2019. Ok let’s kick things off! These are the games I’ve found pretty awesome (so far) for 2018 and games that I think would work great for family / beginner play. ​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ THE MIND: First...

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My First Castle Panic – News
Dec18

My First Castle Panic – News

In what has to be one of the most adorable game announcements of this year, Castle Panic is getting a kiddies makeover. Fireside Games is set to release My First Castle Panic next year. As with it’s older sibling, My First Castle Panic is a cooperative game that is great for beginner gamers (in this case, players as young as 4+ according to the box). Defend the castle from the adorable monsters using shape and color recognition....

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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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