Five Seals of Magic Review

Title: Five Seals of Magic Publisher: Mayday Games Designer: Thorsten Reichwein Artist: Anton Kvasovarov Player Count: 2-5 Five Seals of Magic is a dice rolling luckfest with nice presentation and an impressive variety of gameplay options…which fails to overcome it’s

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Game in a Minute Spirits of the Wild

Title: Spirits of the Wild Publisher: Mattel Release Date: 2018 Designer: Nick Hayes Artist: Syd Weiler Player Count: 2 Players This week Andrew whips through an explanation of Spirits of the Wild; an elegant set collection game  where you call

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The Pillars of the Earth Review

Title: The Pillars of the Earth Publisher: KOSMOS Release Date: 2006 Designer: Michael Rieneck, Stefan Stadler Artist: Michael Menzel, Anke Pohl, Thilo Rick For People Who Like: Worker Placement Based on the bestselling novel by Ken Follett, The Pillars of

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Brothers Review

Title: Brothers Publisher: Ankama Release Date: 2018 Designer: Christophe Boelinger Artist: Xa Player Count: 2–4 Players Brothers is a simple game that probably won’t satisfy a more serious pair of gamers, but is perfectly tuned for younger players or as

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Game in a Minute The Networks

Title: The Networks Genre: Set Collection, Card Drafting Publisher: Formal Ferret Games Designer: Gil Hova Artist: Heiko Günther, Travis Kinchy Player Count: 1-5 The Networks is an excellent, hilariously illustrated card drafting game of tv references and famous actor allusions. 

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Into The Black Forest Kickstarter Preview

Title: Into The Black Forest Genre: Trick Taking, Hand Management Designer: Jason Slingerland Artist: Darryl Jones Player Count: 2-4 Into The Black Forest is an excellent twist on some simple trick-taking mechanics, blending the luck of the draw with layered

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Game in a Minute Splendor

Title: Splendor Publisher: Space Cowboys, Asmodee Release Date: 2014 Designer: Marc André Artist: Marc André, Pascal Quidault Player Count: 2-4 players For People Who Like: Building engines. Great two player game. Mining gems and buying some influence with nobles is

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ARGH Review

Title: ARGH Genre: Bluffing, Drafting, Set Collection Publisher: Dude Games Release Date: 2017 Designer: Romaric Galonnier Artist: Anne Heidsieck Player Count: 2-4 ARGH is a quick bluffing blitz, with players hunting through three decks of cards in search of the

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Game in a Minute Welcome To

Title: Welcome To… Publisher: Deep Water Games Release Date: 2018 Designer: Benoit Turpin Artist: Anne Heidsieck Player Count: 1-100 For People Who Like: Roll & Writes Welcome To by Deepwater Games is a dice-less roll and write of neighborhood construction.

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Magnets: The Game Kickstarter Preview

Title: Magnets: The Game Genre: Dexterity Publisher: (Self-Published) Release Date: 2014 Designer: Jeff Lyon, Isaac Zal Artist: Stephanie Felicita Smith Player Count: 1-6 Today we check out a prototype for Magnets: The Game, up on Kickstarter right now.  Does this

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