Deep Space Nine Fluxx from Looney Labs – News
Jan16

Deep Space Nine Fluxx from Looney Labs – News

OMG OMG OMG Deep Space Nine… Deep Space Nine Fluxx!! Looney Labs has made my year with the news they are doing Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Fluxx. If you can’t tell I’m a HUGE DS9 fan, I am just hoping that maybe the artwork gets a little sprucing up … it’s a little… scary. Needless to say Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Fluxx will feature characters from DS9 including all the favorites like Jadzia Dax,...

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Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls – News
Jan15

Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls – News

USAopoly are at it again, with another Marvel movie tie-in. This time it’s Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls, a new hidden identity game in which players need to work out who to trust with those dastardly shape-shifting skrulls doing their thing. Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls is said to borrow heavily from the popular Bang! card game and is expected to release prior to the movie which releases March 8.

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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 Quest for El Dorado:  Heroes & Hexes – News
Nov09

The Quest for El Dorado: Heroes & Hexes – News

If you bought Dr. Reiner Knizia’s The Quest for El Dorado this year (or last dependent on where you live), add New Year’s Day to your diary if you’re a fan of the game, because you’re getting an expansion. The Quest for El Dorado: Heroes & Hexes sees players searching for the legendary “city of gold”. With all new challenges including demons and curses to contend with, Heroes & Hexes features new...

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What’s Your Favorite Card Game – Article
Nov06

What’s Your Favorite Card Game – Article

Welcome dear reader to this short little article about what is ‘my favorite card game’. In this instance ‘card game’ means essentially just a small deck of cards that will fit in your pocket. Not Dominion or other great big card games, not board games that mostly use cards. My favorite card game has not changed in a couple of years, that game is The Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction. A small game from Minion...

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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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The Godfather: Corleone’s Empire – Written Review
Jul06

The Godfather: Corleone’s Empire – Written 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 the sort of gamer whose only measure of victory is the complete and utter annihilation of your opponents? People, let’s talk about the Godfather: Corleone’s Empire. Designed by Eric M. Lang and...

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