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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Drop It – TL;DR Review
Nov22

Drop It – TL;DR Review

Drop It from Thames & Kosmos is an action dexterity game in which you drop various shaped / colored pieces into a clear plastic vertical play area. There’s few rules with certain pieces unable to touch others, or certain colors (dependent on the version you play). The different levels of the vertical play area will score different points, provided you drop your piece and it doesn’t contravene any of the rules of play....

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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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Scarabya board game review & impressions – Video
Oct24

Scarabya board game review & impressions – Video

Here’s our Scarabya board game review and impressions. Scarabya is a new tile laying / area enclosure game from Blue Orange Games in which players head up an international archaeological team, searching the globe for golden scarabs. Want to know more? Check out the review above. If you’re after a new light (LIGHT) family style game, Scarabya might just be for you.

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Dice Hospital – TL;DR Review
Oct17

Dice Hospital – TL;DR Review

Dice Hospital sees players taking on the roles of hospital personnel (each with special abilities). Draft dice (patients), add them to your hospital, heal them via a simple dice number mechanic. As board games go this one is a must check out, a lot of light to mid-weight fun for 1-4 players. Great for veteran gamers and newcomers alike.

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Cat Lady – TL;DR Review
Oct17

Cat Lady – TL;DR Review

Cat Lady is a light card drafting / set collection game by Josh Wood (designer and artist). In Cat Lady players draft cards, trying to collect cats and the food needed to feed them. You can also collect toys, costumes and other items to gain additional points. Feed the most cats and collect the most stuff for your cats to win! A super easy game that will be great for families. Easy to learn teach and play! Highly recommend checking it...

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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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