Walking in Burano – News
Mar04

Walking in Burano – News

If you think you’ve heard of Walking in Burano before, you may well have, with reviews floating around from as early as October last year. Well now the release window is finally with us for the AEG version, which launches in September. Walking in Burano is a family game. Players place the Floor Cards in order to receive a visit from different characters. They will score points based on the various symbols on the houses. To be...

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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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Z-Man Games announce Hadara – News
Feb08

Z-Man Games announce Hadara – News

Z-Man Games seem to be releasing a slew of games already this year and here’s another one. Hadara (Arabic for culture) is a new civ builder set to release in the US in Spring (their spring). Hadara features a unique card selection system. In the center of the board a rotating wheel has five creatures: a dragon, a pegasus, a lion, a monkey, and a scarab, each representing a player’s civilization. During each epoch, players will...

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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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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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Suburbia Collector’s Edition – News
Jan08

Suburbia Collector’s Edition – News

It’s been almost 7 years since Suburbia released from Bezier Games and this year it’s making a welcome return. Bezier is releasing a new Collector’s Edition that will feature new artwork and lots of other upgrades. The one complaint a lot of gamers had about Suburbia is that it’s a really great game, that just looks a little bland. That issue seems to have been fixed to some degree, as you can see in the image above....

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Facing My Shame This Holiday Season – Article
Dec04

Facing My Shame This Holiday Season – Article

After years of talking about it, this holiday I will be playing The Castles of Burgundy. I can hear the collective gasps of experienced board gamers shocked to hear that I have never even seen the game displayed on a table. Yet time and time again I have listened to people talk about it with such regard, some even professing it as their favourite of all time. As I left my standard, “I need to play this” on another in a...

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