Le Havre set to return in 2017 - News

Le Havre reprint by Mayfair Games in 2017 As a certain game reviewer often says “if a board game is great, it will get a reprint”, apparently the folks at Mayfair Games think one such game is none other than “Le Havre”. The classic Uwe Rosenberg board game is set…

Nippon Rails - Tabletop Board Game Review

Nippon Rails – Tabletop Game Review Nippon Rails designed by Joe and Larry Roznai is part of the Empire Builder series. Each game in the Empire Builder series focuses on the theme of building railways and making money through transport. What this equates to in game play is a mix of…

Game News of the Week May 30 - June 5 Roundup

Tabletop / board game news of the week! May 30 – June 5, 2016 Here’s the usual roundup of the tabletop game news and other things we covered this week here at the main site. We reviewed HABA family game Karuba. We looked at CoolMiniOrNot’s upcoming title…

Game News of the Week Feb 8 - Feb 14 – Roundup

Tabletop / board game news of the week! Revamped Agricola on the way It’s “Agricola” not Agree-Cola. Now that’s out of the way, Mayfair Games has announced a sweet re-design of hugely popular worker placement game “Agricolaâ&…

Game News of the Week Dec 21 – Dec 27 Roundup

Tabletop Game News of the Week – Gameapalooza Round Up for 21 December through December 27, 2015 CoolMiniOrNot (CMON) distrubuting Krosmaster in 2016 CoolMiniOrNot (CMON) have taken over distribution of the “Krosmaster” franchise in the U.S. as of next year. CMON are taking over from Ankama and…

Patchwork - TL;DR Game Review

TL;DR Review Patchwork board game We were playing “Patchwork” over the weekend and felt an overwhelming urge to share with you our thoughts on this tile-laying game by designer Uwe Rosenberg and artist Klemens Franz. We’ll do a full review too, which will appear shortly. Patchwork, a delightful…

The Settlers of Catan - Game Review

The Settlers of Catan – Or simply Catan – Game Review Klaus Teuber’s famous board game “The Settlers of Catan” was first released in 1995 and has since sold more than 22 million copies in 30 languages around the globe. As tabletop games go, that is insanity, so why read this…

Game News of the Week Sept 21 - Sept 27 Roundup

Tabletop Game News of the Week – Gameapalooza Round Up for 21 September through September 27, 2015 “Ticket to Ride United Kingdom” makes its debut at the Essen Fair in Germany shortly and will be available from the Days of Wonder European webstore and game stores in Europe…

Game News of the Week Sept 14 - Sept 20 Roundup

Tabletop Game News of the Week – Gameapalooza Round Up for 14 September through September 20, 2015 Formal Ferret Games is set to release “The Networks” next year, but for now it’s on Kickstarter until the end of this month and is already…

What are the cutest tabletop games?

What are the cutest tabletop games? Definitely cute! Takenoko Our cutest game at Gameapalooza is “Takenoko”, though a few others come close, we just love the giant panda and gardener playing pieces, along with the overall design and artwork of the game, it is beautiful.…