Fate of the Elder Gods Review

Title: Fate of the Elder Gods Genre: Area control, Hand Management, Worker Placement Publisher: Greater Than Games (Fabled Nexus) Designer: Christopher Kirkman, Daryll Louder, Richard Lanius Artist: Lucas Durham, Chad Hoverter, Christopher Kirkman, Darrell Louder, Nolan Nasser, Jorge Ramos Player

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Game in a Minute Ep 73: Spyfall & Spyfall 2

Title: Spyfall Genre: Bluffing, Social Deduction Publisher: Cryptozoic Designer: Alexandr Ushan Artist: Sergey Dulin, Uildrim Player Count: 3-8, 3-12 for Spyfall 2 For People Who Like: Frantic bluffing, fast-talk Spyfall & Spyfall 2 are games that feature fast-talking spies trying

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The Oregon Trail Card Game Review

Title: The Oregon Trial Card Game Publisher: Pressman Toy Corp. Player Count: 2-6 For People Who Like: Wasting Time, Not Having Fun, Dysentery

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Game in a Minute Ep72: Biohazard Containment Unit

Title: Biohazard Containment Unit Publisher: The Broken Token For People Who Like: Pandemic (duh) The Biohazard Containment Unit from Broken Token is designed to eat up all those Pandemic expansions you’ve got laying around and organize them into a perfectly

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Status Report! Kickstarter Preview

Title: Status Report! Publisher: Offcut Games Release Date: 2017 Designer: Patrick Brennan Player Count: 3–5 Status Report!, up on Kickstarter now, brings a few neat twists to the classic bluffing/deduction formula.  Will the captain make it out alive?  Will the

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Skyward Review

Title: Skyward Genre: Tableau Building, Card Drafting Publisher: Rule & Make Designer: Brendan Evans Artist: Ellie Jang, Dmitriy Logunkov, Neil Martin, Steven Preston Player Count: 2-4 (DO NOT PLAY THIS GAME AT 4) Skyward is a drafting/tableau building game that

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Pinball Showdown Review

Title: Pinball Showdown Genre: Auction, Bidding, Set Collection Publisher: Shoot Again Games Designer: Diane Sauer Player Count: 2-4 Pinball Showdown probably isn’t the game you would expect.  However, despite the theme/gameplay mismatch, Pinball Showdown has some really clever design choices under

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Game in a Minute Ep 71: Sundae Split

Title: Sundae Split Publisher: Foxtrot Games, Renegade Game Studios Release Date: 2017 Designer: Nate Bivins Artist: Rehana Khan, Keith Pishnery Player Count: 2-5 For People Who Like: Ice cream and filler games Sundae Split is a delicious take on “I

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Downforce Review

Title: Downforce Genre: Bidding, Betting, Hand management, Racing Publisher: Restoration Games Designer: Rob Daviau, Justin D. Jacobson, Wolfgang Kramer Artist: Tavis Coburn, Michael Crampton Player Count: 2-6 For People Who Like: A really unique take on racing games Downforce is

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Star Cartel Review

Title: Star Cartel Genre: Stocks, Commodity Speculation, Set Collection Publisher: Osprey Games Designer: Martin Boisselle Artist: Michał Niewiadomy Player Count: 3-6 (higher player counts don't work as well) Star Cartel has a lot more going on under the hood than

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