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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

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Alwaysgreen Garden

Game: Alwaysgreen Garden Designer: Darryl Jones Published: Splattered Ink Games Players: 2-4 Players Playtime: 45-60 Minutes Play Type: Set Collection  Synopsis: Competition is fierce as you and three other Dobbers compete to be the best chef at the legendary Acorn Inn! Find delicious ingredients from the magical forest surrounding the inn, and combine them to… Continue reading Review of Alwaysgreen Garden

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Empty Space Explorers

Game: Empty Space Explorers Designer: Peter Collins Players: 2-4 Players Playtime: 20-45 Minutes Play Type: Racing/ Set Collection Kickstarter Link (Live June 26th): https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/emptyspaceexplorers/empty-space-explorers-board-game Synopsis: You have fallen deep into the space race. It is now your job to find a new Exoplanet and colonize it. Race to send out your probe to find a… Continue reading Review of Empty Space Explorers

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Review of Cover Your Kingdom

Game: Cover Your Kingdom Published: Grandpa Beck Games Players: 3-6 Players Playtime: 30-45 Minutes Play Type: Set Collection Synopsis: Congratulations! You have become the ruler of your very own kingdom! Unfortunately, your kingdom is currently devoid of life and magic.Your job will be to convince the various magical creatures roaming the valley to inhabit your… Continue reading Review of Cover Your Kingdom

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Motora

Game:Motora Designer: Calum Taylor Published: Twisted Bit Games Players: 2-6 Playtime: 30-120 Minutes Play Type: Worker Placement/ Player Elimination Synopsis: The gods of Motora are angry, and the priestesses of the island are looking for a solution to spare their tribes from the wrath of the gods. After a great deal of searching, they discover… Continue reading Review of Motora

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Thrive

Game: Thrive Designer: Martin Grider Published: Adam's Apple Games Players: 2 Playtime: 20-30 Minutes Play Type: Grid Movement Kickstarter Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/adamsapplegames/thrive-1?ref=profile_created Synopsis: You will be playing as a lotus flower who must compete for space in a small pond. Your goal is to take over the other flower's space before they crowd you out. Game… Continue reading Review of Thrive