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

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

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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

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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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

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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