Articles · General Gaming

Five Kickstarters to Check Out In July 2018

As we reach the end of July, I figured it would be a good time to get a look at some interesting Kickstarters that are happening. Here are five Kickstarters that have recently caught my eye: Miremarsh- This is a game where players will control goblins who are fighting to be the champion of the… Continue reading Five Kickstarters to Check Out In July 2018

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Visitor in Blackwood Grove

  Game: Visitor in Blackwood Grove Designer: Mary Flanagan, Max Seidman Published: Resoynm Players: 3-6 Players Playtime: 5-15 Minutes Play Type: Deduction/ Hidden Information     Synopsis: On a dark night in the small town of Blackwood Grove, the peace is disturbed by a sudden crash. Luckily only the Kid is around to see the chaos unfold. Government… Continue reading Review of Visitor in Blackwood Grove

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Topiary

Game: Topiary Designer: Danny Devine Published: Renegade Game Studios, Fever Games Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 15-30 Minutes Play Type: Abstract Strategy Synopsis: It is a bright and sunny day, and a new topiary garden has opened up in town. You plan on visiting the garden, but know it will be crowded on a day like today. You will… Continue reading Review of Topiary

Articles · General Gaming

Five More Games I am Excited to Try at Gencon

In 8 Days I will be leaving for Gencon. Last week Tuesday I shared five of the games I was excited to try at Gencon. Today I will share five more games that I am looking forward to trying and potentially buying. Feel free to share any games that you are also excited to see!… Continue reading Five More Games I am Excited to Try at Gencon

Articles · General Gaming

Game Mechanics That Don’t Stand Out

While I was going through my games the other day, I started to notice a trend that surprised me. I have very few games that focus on deckbuilding, in fact I think I only have three in my entire collection: Ascension, Carthage and Dark Gothic. I found this to be a bit surprising, as I… Continue reading Game Mechanics That Don’t Stand Out

Articles · General Gaming

Games I am Excited to Try at Gencon

First off, those of you who follow my blog closely, I wanted to apologize for the lack of consistency during the last week or two. My usual blogging computer is broken, so it has been more difficult to blog. That won't stop me from trying to still blog daily though... Now onto more important topics.… Continue reading Games I am Excited to Try at Gencon

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Istanbul: The Dice Game

Game: Istanbul Dice Designer: Rüdiger Dorn Published: Pegasus Spiele and AEG Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 20-40 Minutes Play Type: Dice Rolling, Set Collection Synopsis: As you wander the bustling street of Istanbul's bazaar you have only one goal in mind, trading goods and coin for the glittering rubies that the venders sell. Quickly make the… Continue reading Review of Istanbul: The Dice Game

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Shaky Manor

  Game: Shaky Manor Designer: Asger Harding Granerud, Daniel Skjold Pedersen Published: Blue Orange Games Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 10-20 Minutes Play Type: Dexterity Synopsis: The manor at the top of the hill has a reputation of being haunted. Things seem to move in the night, and not just ghosts either. The house itself seems to move and tilt. However… Continue reading Review of Shaky Manor

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Pioneer Days

  Game: Pioneer Days Designer: Matthew Dunstan, Chris Marling Published: Tasty Minstrel Games Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 45-60 Minutes Play Type: Dice Drafting/ Resource Management Synopsis: Time to load up your wagon and travel the Oregon Trail. Choose those you travel with carefully, pack smart, and be prepared for the worst. If you plan accordingly you could make it big… Continue reading Review of Pioneer Days

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Dragoon

Game: Dragoon Designer: Jake Given, Zach Given, and Jonathan Ritter-Roderick Published: Lay Waste Games Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 30-60 Minutes Play Type: Area Control/ Take That Synopsis: Where once lay a pleasant island, filled with peaceful and content dragons has been awakened by a human invasion. Now the four dragon's instincts have kicked in, and the competition to be the… Continue reading Review of Dragoon