Expansions · Reviews

Review of Wingspan Oceania Expansion

Expansion: Wingspan Oceania Expansion Designer: Elizabeth Hargrave Publisher: Stonemaier Games ***This is a review of the second expansion for Wingspan, if you are interested in a full Wingspan review you can find one here*** Overview Positives: Balancing Different Strategies New Goal Tiles Beautiful Artwork Adds Replayability New Player Mats New Ways to Score More Flexibility… Continue reading Review of Wingspan Oceania Expansion

Expansions · Reviews

Review of Tapestry: Plans and Ploys

Expansion: Tapestry: Plans and Ploys Designer: Jamey Stegmaier Publisher: Stonemaier Games   ***This is a review of the first expansion for Tapestry, if you are interested in a full Tapestry review you can find one here*** Overview Positives: Provides New Goals for Game Play New Civilizations Provide Variety and Replayability Beautiful Artwork Creates More Tension During Conquer Actions Includes… Continue reading Review of Tapestry: Plans and Ploys

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Pendulum

Game: Pendulum Published: Stonemaier Games Designers:  Travis Jones Players: 1-5 Playtime: 60-90 Minutes Play Type: Simultaneous Worker Placement     Synopsis:The Timeless King has vanished. The Time of Change has begun, and you a powerful noble are vying to become the successor to the Timeless King. Compete with the other nobles for the title or The Timeless King or watch… Continue reading Review of Pendulum

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Lizard Wizard

Game: Lizard Wizard Published: Forbidden Games Designers: Glenn Drover Players: 2-5 Playtime: 45-90 Minutes Play Type: Set Collection/ Economic Kickstarter Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/954412004/lizard-wizard   ***This review was completed based off a prototype. All components and rules are subject to change. Photos have been provided by Forbidden Games*** Synopsis:You are one of the Arch-Mages in land of Astoria, a magic filled world that is… Continue reading Review of Lizard Wizard

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Roar and Write

Game: Roar and Write Published: Galactic Raptor Games Designers: Carla Kopp Players: 1-100 Playtime: 15 Minutes Play Type: Roll and Write Kickstarter Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/galacticraptorgames/roar-and-write-an-animal-kingdoms-game/description   ***This review was completed based off a prototype. All components and rules are subject to change. Photos have been provided by Galactic Raptor Games*** Synopsis: Roar and Write is a roll and write style game… Continue reading Review of Roar and Write

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Dice Ink: A Roll and Write Anthology

Game: Dice Ink: A Roll and Write Anthology Published: Inkwell Games Designers: Toni Catino, Jesse Catron, Robin Gibson, Ryan Hope, Grace Kendall, Nat Levan, Joe Montgomery, Sarah & Will Reed, Behrooz Shahriari, Alexander Shen Players: Each Game Varies Between 1-6 Playtime: 15- 30 Minutes Play Type: Roll and Writes Synopsis: Dice Ink is a collection of roll and write games to… Continue reading Review of Dice Ink: A Roll and Write Anthology

D&D Club · Previews

Legends of Omeria Preview

Game: Legends of Omeria Publisher: DM Dave Play Type: Role Playing Game Starter Set System: Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition Kickstarter Link: https://legends-of-omeria-starter-set.kckb.st/04b6dbde ***This is a preview of Legends of Omeria, currently on Kickstarter. Some aspects of the game are subject to change*** What’s in the Box? (Subject to Change Based on Kickstarter Campaign) 32 Page Rule Book… Continue reading Legends of Omeria Preview

Digital · Reviews

Review of Viticulture Digital Edition

Game: ViticultureDigital Publisher: DigiDicedDesigner: Jamey StegmaierPlayers: 1-6Playtime: 45 MinutesPlay Type: Digital Worker Placement***This is a review of the digital adaptation of Viticulture. If you want my full review of the gameplay of Viticulture you can find that information here.***Overview:Positives:No Set Up/ Take Down TimeCan be Played from a DistanceGreat AestheticChallenging AIStrong Tutorial for BeginnersNegatives:Fiddly User InterfaceNot Able… Continue reading Review of Viticulture Digital Edition

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Starlink

Game: Starlink Published: Blue Orange Games Designer: Markus Slawitscheck and Arno Steinwender Players: 3-6 Playtime: 30 Minutes Play Type: Party Games Synopsis: It is now your job to map the sky into a variety of picturesque constellations. Connect the stars in the sky to create a variety of masterpieces but then rely on your follow enthusiasts to name the constellations.… Continue reading Review of Starlink

Articles · General Gaming

My Ten Favorite Board Game Apps

The last three months have been an odd time for board games in our household. We have been taking social distancing very seriously, so I have only been around my husband. Unfortunately, my husband’s work picked up a lot due to the pandemic, so he has not really had time to play games with me.… Continue reading My Ten Favorite Board Game Apps