Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Arch Ravels

Game: Arch Ravels  Designer: Adam McCrimmon, Jordan Miller Published: XYZ Game Labs Players: 2-4 Players Playtime: 45 Minutes Play Type:  Set Collection ***This review was completed based off a prototype provided by XYZ Gamelabs. Rules and components are subject to change** Synopsis: From the publisher: “It all starts pretty simple – you just want to… Continue reading Review of Arch Ravels

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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

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of GROWL

Game: GROWL Publisher: Vigour Games Designer: Joey Vigour  Players: 4-10 Players Playtime: 10-15 Minutes Play Type: Social Deduction   Synopsis: Night falls...there was an attack on a villager and the town is in a fuss. Being the avid gamer you are, you know that the culprit must be a werewolf. Work with the other villagers… Continue reading Review of GROWL

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The Final 5 Games that I am Excited to (Hopefully) Demo at Gen Con 2019

A week from today, I will be on the road to Gen Con. It means four days of gaming packed madness. Every year I try to go in with a plan for my must see games, because there are so many games to see that it is impossible to see them all. The last two… Continue reading The Final 5 Games that I am Excited to (Hopefully) Demo at Gen Con 2019