Apocrypha - Written Review

Apocrypha is Mike Selinker doing what he does best, bringing together amazing talent to provide gamers with adventures they can immerse themselves in. The successor to Pathfinder the Adventure Card Game (PACG), Apocrypha draws you into a story of world-ending horror while developing the deck building system that made PACG…

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…

Mountains of Madness - Written Review

Mountains of Madness board game written review: It’s 1931 and a team of budding scientists (you and your mates numbering 3-5) head off on a dangerous expedition to traverse a mountain, a mountain of madness. The game is loosely based on the H. P. Lovecraft novella “At the Mountains…

Downforce - Written Review

Downforce board game review - Restoration Games: Downforce is one of those games where you may look at it and assume it’s a kids game only, but don’t be fooled. This is a game full of fun, strategy and high stakes. It’s got just the right level…

By Order of the Queen - Written Review

By Order of the Queen board game review and house rules Welcome to the fantasy land of Tessandor. With the death of the king, the place is in turmoil. You and your fellow guild masters are tasked by the queen to keep the country safe, banding together and using your…

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…

The Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction - TL;DR Game Review

The Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction card game TLDR game review: It's not often a board game's overall flavour can be condensed down into a small card game version, but here we are with The Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction. A card game based on The Manhattan Project board game. The Manhattan…

The Bloody Inn - TL;DR Game Review

The Bloody Inn TL;DR game review It's been out for awhile, but I've finally bought and played "The Bloody Inn" a 1-4 player card game for ages 14+. The theme of The Bloody Inn is somewhat scary and based on a true event. L'auberge rouge (The Red Inn) was…

Raxxon - TL;DR Game Review

Raxxon game review - Written review of Raxxon board game: Raxxon are the good guys - so they say - a pharmaceutical company that just wants the best for us, in this time of zombie like illness. A fully cooperative game, Raxxon sees players working as a team to try…

Hive - TL;DR Game Review

Hive TLDR game review: Hive is a player vs player competitive abstract game. In Hive, you are seeking to surround your opponent’s Queen Tile by moving other insects in the hive using their special movement abilities. With no board you are unrestricted with your insect tiles and play becomes…