Dirigible Disaster Review

Title: Dirigible Disaster Genre: Cooperative, Real-time Publisher: Letiman Games Designer: Daniel Grek Artist: Michael Cofer, Melvin de Voor, Jesse Labbe Player Count: 2-5 For People Who Like: Frantic, real-time cooperative dice rolling madness, Dirigibles Dirigible Disaster is a steam-punk heart

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11 Great Abstract Games for Beginners

Abstract games are a staple of the tabletop genre.  You know the kind – paper-thin theme (when there’s even one at all), simple, often stark presentation, and a focus on mechanics above all else. Wait, you don’t know what I’m talking about?

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Pyramid Arcade Review

Title: Pyramid Arcade Genre: Abtsract, Game System Publisher: Looney Labs Designer: Andrew Looney, John Cooper, Kristin Looney Artist: Eileen Tjan Player Count: 1-10 For People Who Like: Clever abstracts, Pieces of gaming history, Pyramids Pyramid Arcade is more than just

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Mountains of Madness Review

Title: Mountains of Madness Genre: Cooperative, Hand Management Publisher: IELLO Release Date: 2017 Designer: Rob Daviau Artist: Miguel Coimbra, Rob Daviau Player Count: 3-5 Lovecraft games have been done to death.  No, beyond death – the gamerly obsession with the

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Purrrlock Holmes Review

Title: Purrlock Holmes: Furriarty's Trail Publisher: IDW Games Release Date: 2017 Designer: Stephen Sauer Artist: Jacqui Davis Player Count: 2-5 Purrlock Holmes: Furriarty’s Trail combines deductive gameplay with a race to the finish, as well as really great art. Purrrlock

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Game in a Minute Ep 69 – Samurai Gardener

Title: Samurai Gardener Genre: Tile Placement, Real Time Publisher: Osprey Games Designer: Hisashi Hayashi Artist: Kevin Hong, Ryo Nyamo Player Count: 2-5 Samurai Gardener, from the rather brilliant Hisashi Hayashi, combines a real-time card slapping element with pattern-building/card placement elements. 

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Cat Lady Review

Title: Cat Lady Genre: Set Collection Publisher: Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) Designer: Josh Wood Artist: Josh Wood Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Cats Cat Lady from Alderac is a whisker-light set collection filler that is as quick as

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Evolution: Climate Review

Title: Evolution: Climate Publisher: North Star Games Designer: Dominic Crapuchettes, Dmitry Knorre, Sergey Machin Artist: Ben Goldman, Catherine Hamilton, Jacoby O'Connor Player Count: 2-6 For People Who Like: The original, creating unique species, *gorgeous* art Evolution: Climate is the definitive

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Klondike Rush Review

Title: Klondike Rush Genre: Bidding, Stock Holding, Area Influence Publisher: Red Raven Games Designer: Ryan Laukat Artist: Ryan Laukat Player Count: 2-5 Klondike Rush is an auction game from the incredibly multi-talented Ryan Laukat.  While it’s absolutely gorgeous and perfectly

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Harvest Dice Review

Title: Harvest Dice Genre: Roll & Write, Dice Drafting Publisher: Grey Fox Games Designer: Danny Devine Artist: Danny Devine, Tyler Myatt Player Count: 2-4 Harvest Dice is a compact roll & write game that features a simple dice drafting mechanic

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