Feudum Review

Title: Feudum Publisher: Crowd Games, Ludofy Creative, Maldito Games, Odd Bird Games Designer: Mark K. Swanson Artist: Justin Schultz Player Count: 2–5 Feudum is a game of grand ambition, gorgeous presentation, and flawed execution. When we first saw Mark Swanson’s Feudum,

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London (Second Edition) Review

Title: London (Second Edition) Genre: City Building, Engine Building Publisher: Osprey Games Designer: Martin Wallace Artist: Mike Atkinson, Natalia Borek, Przemysław Sobiecki Player Count: 2-4 The second edition of London is an absolutely gorgeous game full of tight economic choices. 

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Game in a Minute Ep 92: Front Line No Komrades

Title: Front Line No Komrades Genre: Simultaneous Action Selection Publisher: Anvil Eight Games Designer: Brian Niro Artist: Kwanchai Moriya In Front Line No Komrades, you and your fellow players are trying to survive as long as possible at the front

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Game in a Minute Ep 90: Grumpf

Title: Grumpf Genre: Area Influence, Real-time Publisher: Dude Games Designer: Pierre Compain Artist: Pauline Detraz Player Count: 2-6 For People Who Like: Frantic 'worker placement' Grumpf is all about tribes of creatures hunting for their next meal.  Each tribe has

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Game in a Minute 89: Macroscope

Title: Macroscope Genre: Pattern Recognition, Family Game Publisher: Mayday Games Designer: Martin Nedergaard Andersen Artist: Oksana Dmitrienko, Maria Kaplieva, Alena Naumova, Irina Pechenkina Player Count: 2-6 For People Who Like: Guessing games, recognizing images from vague bits of them Macroscope

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Sprawlopolis Kickstarter Preview

Title: Sprawlopolis Genre: City Building, Microgame Publisher: Button Shy Designer: Steven Aramini, Danny Devine, Paul Kluka Player Count: 1-4 For People Who Like: Circle the Wagons, Having a fantastic game on hand at all times Let’s not mince words –

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Game in a Minute Ep 88: 10′ to Kill

Title: 10' to Kill Genre: Bluffing, Deduction Publisher: Dude Games Designer: Benoit Bannier Artist: Pauline Detraz Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Assassins who are also humanoid animals, Bluffing games without any need to talk In 10′ to Kill,

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A Post on Gaming, and Humanity, and Hate

Hi. I want to talk to you about something.  And it’s unpleasant.  And I’m not going to be particularly cool about it.  I’m going to use some pretty aggressive language.  I’m going to speak in absolute terms.  I’m going to

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Bloc by Bloc: The Insurrection Game 2nd Edition Kickstarter Preview

Title: Bloc by Bloc: The Insurrection Game 2nd Edition Genre: Semi-cooperative Publisher: Out of Order Games Designer: R. D. Lee, T.L. Simons Artist: T.L. Simons Player Count: 2-4 What we liked most about Bloc by Bloc: The Insurrection Game was

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The Neverland Rescue Kickstarter Preview

Title: The Neverland Rescue Genre: Deduction, Set Collection Publisher: Letiman Games Designer: Scott Almes Artist: Michael Cofer, Jacqui Davis, Danny Devine, Jeff Wallace Player Count: 2 The Neverland Rescue is a clever 2-player riff on deduction mechanics, which rarely work

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