Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Hedgehog Hop

  Game: Hedgehog Hop Designer: Seppy Yoon Published: Fight In a Box Games Players: 2-3 Players Playtime: 12 Minutes Play Type:  Tile Placement/ Set Collection ***This review was completed based on prototype rules and components. All elements are subject to change*** Synopsis: The rival hedgehog dance crews have gathered, and it is their time to… Continue reading Review of Hedgehog Hop

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Detective Club

Game: Detective Club Designer: Oleksandr Nevskiy Published: Blue Orange Games Players: 4-8 Players Playtime: 45 Minutes Play Type:  Party/ Social Deduction Synopsis: You have been invited to try to join the ranks of the Detective Club. First you must prove yourself a worthy detective though by analyzing evidence, listening to eye witness accounts and deciphering… Continue reading Review of Detective Club

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of The Isofarian Guard

Game: The Isofarian Guard Designer: Eric Bittermann, Sean Craten, David Yanchick Published: Sky Kingdom Games Players: 1-2 Players Playtime: 45-90 Minutes Play Type: Open World Exploration **Review was provided based on a prototype of the game, rules and components are subject to change** Synopsis: From the Publisher: “Welcome to Isofar, a wild land severe in… Continue reading Review of The Isofarian Guard

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Tapestry

Game: Tapestry Designer: Jamey Stegmaier Published: Stonemaier Games Players: 1-5 Players Playtime: 90-120 Minutes Play Type: Tile Placement, Resource Management   Synopsis: You have been left in charge of growing and nurturing your civilization, developing a thriving future as it continues to develop. Tell the civilization’s story through this Tapestry, and try to develop the… Continue reading Review of Tapestry

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Kingdomino Duel

Game: Kingdomino Duel Designer: Bruno Cathala Published: Blue Orange Games Players: 2 Players Playtime: 20-30 Minutes Play Type: Roll and Write   Synopsis: You have been entrusted to create a powerful kingdom. Your job is to divide your kingdom amongst your loyal dignitaries to create a strong cohesive kingdom. Gather the help of wizard’s magic… Continue reading Review of Kingdomino Duel

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Review of Cat Cafe

Game: Cat Cafe Designer: Lee Ju-Hwa Published: Alley Cat Games Players: 2-4 Players Playtime: 15-30 Minutes Play Type: Roll and Write   Synopsis: You are the owner of a cat cafe and seeking to make a haven for the kitties who visit. The best way to do this is by creating cat towers that entice… Continue reading Review of Cat Cafe

Articles · General Gaming

How to Stand Out Among Review Requests

This post is directed mostly at independent designers or small companies who are looking to have their board game reviewed. Many reviewers (myself included) can get anywhere from two to ten requests to review a game in a single day. When you consider that I only typically do 4-8 reviews a month, that means a… Continue reading How to Stand Out Among Review Requests