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Review – New Bedford

Review – New Bedford

Develop and capitalize in the quaint New England whaling town of New Bedford. This is a no-frills worker placement game that is satisfyingly simple, yet deceptively rich.

Review – Gateway: Uprising

Review – Gateway: Uprising

Gateway: Uprising – an area control, deck-builder that keeps things fresh through stellar artwork, tactical puzzles, and reluctant allies.

Review – Joraku

Review – Joraku

Joraku from Iori Tsukinami, TMG, and Moaideas is a trick-taking game smashed into an area control game. Have a look at how it plays and what I think!

Review – Port Royal

Review – Port Royal

Alexander Pfister (Great Western Trail, Isle of Skye) classic, Port Royal, gets a reprint! Have a look at how it plays and what I think.

Review – Table Battles

Review – Table Battles

Here’s a short review for a short and fantastic game, Table Battles, designed by Tom Russell and published by Hollandspiele!

Review – Flipships

Review – Flipships

This is a review of Flipships designed by Kane Klenko. It plays 1 – 4 players. Realistcally, I’d estimate the playtime at about 15 minutes per player (in a solo game, you control all players). For some, dexterity games evoke bad memories of Jenga, Twister, […]

Review – Bunny Kingdom

Review – Bunny Kingdom

This is a review of Bunny Kingdom designed by Richard Garfield. It plays 2 – 4 players. Realistcally, I’d estimate the playtime at 60 minutes. Veteran designer, Richard Garfield, is a man of varied design strengths. Gaining initial popularity developing Magic: The Gathering, Garfield has […]

Review – The Quest for El Dorado

Review – The Quest for El Dorado

This is a review of The Quest for El Dorado designed by Reiner Knizia. It plays 2-4 players. Realistcally, I’d estimate the playtime at 30 to 60 minutes. Mechanics At first glance, Knizia’s first effort at designing a deck-builder seemed a little lackluster but after […]

Review – Vikings Gone Wild

Review – Vikings Gone Wild

This is a review of Vikings Gone Wild designed by Julien Vergonjeanne. It plays 2 – 4 players. Realistcally, I’d estimate the playtime at about 30 minutes per player. Mechanics If I were to tell you, honestly and simply, what Vikings Gone Wild is…you’d probably […]

Review – Planetarium

Review – Planetarium

This is a review of Planetarium designed by St├ęphane Vachon. It plays 1- 4 players. Realistcally, I’d estimate the playtime at 30 to 45 minutes. Mechanics Full disclosure – I knew NOTHING about this game when I bought it. Planetarium caught my eye mere minutes […]