Overseers – Written Review
Dec15

Overseers – Written Review

I thought we were pretty much done with deduction games. I was most assuredly confident that drafting games were a stale mechanic. So imagine my surprise when I was presented with Overseer, a drafting and deduction game. Another in a market saturated with drafting and deduction games. Damned if I didn’t have fun playing it. Overseers is designed by Guan Chih Huang, published by ThunderGryph Games and plays 3-6 players in about 30...

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Animals on Board – TL;DR Review
Dec01

Animals on Board – TL;DR Review

Animals on Board is a tile game in which 2-4 players work to get sets of animals onto their ship (ark), literally getting your Animals On Board. Simple gameplay makes Animals on Board a great game for families. Turns only have two options, split a group and take a food, or pay a food (per animal) and take a group. The strategy is so clean it works really well, a classy ‘I split you choose’ game with a cute theme....

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Ethnos – TL;DR Review
Nov29

Ethnos – TL;DR Review

Ethnos is an area control / card drafting game in which players take control of giants, merfolk, halflings, minotaurs and other fantasy tribes. Collect glory, as your armies gain control of areas in the land of Ethnos, most glory at the end is the winner. Start the game with one card featuring a tribe type and region. On your turn you can recruit new allies, or place a band in a region, that’s it! Super simple and thus is the draw of...

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Bob Ross: Art of Chill Game – TL;DR Review
Oct29

Bob Ross: Art of Chill Game – TL;DR Review

Bob Ross has had somewhat of a resurgence in fandom recently, as a fan of his show back in the day, I had to get the board game. Bob Ross: Art of Chill uses set collection to complete aspects of Bob Ross paintings, scoring players chill points on a score track, first to totally chill is the winner. Collect dual use paint cards (colors / tools), assign them to your palette, use them to finish paintings, score. You get to roll a die and...

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Coldwater Crown – Written Review
Jun05

Coldwater Crown – Written Review

Coldwater Crown board game by Bellwether Games, a fishy review: I know what you’re thinking, a board game based around fishing, that sounds kind of, well, boring. Don’t be swayed by that thought dear gamer, because you need to know more about Coldwater Crown. Coldwater Crown is a board game for 1-4 players, ages 13+ with a play time of around 40-90 minutes. Players are fishermen (fisherwomen) taking part in a fishing...

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