BONK - TL;DR Game Review

BONK Tabletop Game TLDR Review: BONK comes to us from David Harvey, the man who created Rollet (of which this is a reimplementation). A ballbearing ricochet game, BONK sees four players (you can play two, but four works best), trying to hit a wooden ball into each others goal area.…

Fog of Love - TL;DR Game Review

Fog of Love Tabletop Game TLDR Review: Fog of love is - according to the box - “romantic comedy as a board game”. A two-player only game, Fog of Love puts the players into the roles of characters, undertaking a romantic relationship. Characters are created with random card draws. Occupation,…

Hotshots - TL;DR Game Review

Hotshots Tabletop Game TLDR Review: Hotshots is a cooperative, press-your-luck firefighting game for 1 to 4 players. You take on the roles of wildfire fighters — crew boss, spotter, swamper, and sawyer — all with their own special abilities. Each turn players roll dice to deal with fires burning across the hexagonal…

Azul - TL;DR Game Review

Azul Tabletop Game TLDR Review: An abstract strategy Tile drafting game, Azul sees 2-4 players making beautiful mosaics for the Portuguese king. Draft different coloured tiles from factory boards to your player board, then place them to score points based on where they are placed in correlation to other tiles.…

Flip Ships - TL;DR Game Review

Flip Ships Tabletop Game TLDR Review: Flip Ships is a cooperative action / dexterity game by designer Kane Klenko and Renegade Game Studios. Players take on the roles of starship pilots, battling a great alien invasion. Enemy “ships” are a tableau of cards spread upon the playing surface in a specific…

Ethnos - TL;DR Game Review

Ethnos Board Game TLDR 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…

Tiny Park - TL;DR Game Review

Tiny Park by HABA games. TL;DR Board game review: Tiny Park is a tile placement / push your luck dice game for 2-4 players, ages 5+ (though I played with a 4 year old for this review no problem). Gameplay in Tiny Park could not be easier, you roll 5…

Dice Bazaar - TL;DR Game Review

Dice Bazaar TL;DR game review: Dice Bazaar is a 2-4 player dice-rolling / press your luck / dice-placement game. Players purchase goods from a little bazaar by placing matching dice in spaces until all dice match the items cost. Each product in the bazaar has victory points and - usually -…

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

Bob Ross Art of Chill board game 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…

Lovecraft Letter - TL;DR Game Review

Lovecraft Letter the card game by Seiji Kanai and AEG - TLDR Game review: Lovecraft Letter is a card game for 2-6 players in which you're trying to survive some unspeakable evil. Draw a card, play a card and try to be there at the end, still with your sanity…