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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Cauldron Master Review

Title: Cauldron Master Genre: Set collection Publisher: Alley Cat Games Designer: Caezar Al-Jassar, Kuly Heer Artist: IrenHorrors, Sebastian Koziner Player Count: 2-4 Cauldron Master is a relatively simple set collection game with neat art and beginner-friendly mechanics.  While we found it

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Ticket to Ride: First Journey Now Available on Steam and Mobile

Asmodee Digital has announced the release of Ticket to Ride: First Journey, a popular family version of the classic game, for digital platforms! Now available on Steam, iOS and Android devices (Mac version coming soon), the game is designed for younger

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Beasts of Balance Review

Title: Beasts of Balance Genre: Dexterity, Digital, Cooperative Publisher: Sensible Object Designer: George Buckenham, Alex Fleetwood Artist: Tim Burrell-Saward, Lyall McCarthy, Chris Shaw Player Count: 1-5 Beasts of Balance is a beautiful dexterity game that takes advantage of a cool

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Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle Review

Title: Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle Genre: Cooperative, Deck Building Publisher: USAopoly Designer: Forrest-Pruzan Creative, Kami Mandell, Andrew Wolf Artist: Joe Van Wetering Player Count: 2-4 Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle delivers a very playable, engagingly dynamic deck building experience that will

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Barenpark Review

Title: Barenpark Genre: Tile Placement Publisher: Mayfair Games Designer: Phil Walker-Harding Artist: Klemens Franz Player Count: 2-4 Barenpark is a fantastic filler (and yeah, we think it’s a filler despite its size).  The art is great, the gameplay is accessible,

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Happy Salmon Review

Title: Happy Salmon Publisher: North Star Games, LLC Designer: Ken Gruhl, Quentin Weir Happy Salmon from Northstar Games, is a fantastic, frenetic party game for 3-6 players who are comfortable being a bit loud and also wiggling their arms against each

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Dozen’s Donuts Review

Rob: What even is this game? The rules booklet is only two pages. Diana: Something about donuts, I guess. I dunno, let’s just get this done so we can work on the review. *Ten Minutes Later* Diana: Why is this

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pocket madness card game

Pocket Madness Review – Not Quite Mad Enough

Title: Pocket Madness Genre: Rummy-style card game Publisher: Funforge Designer: Bruno Cathala & Ludovic Maublanc Player Count: 2-4 Pocket Madness is a well-produced little abstract card game.  While the minds behind it have designed some excellent games, overly-simplistic mechanics and occasionally-slow

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Boomtown Bandits Review – Real-Time Dice-Chucking Goodness

Title: Boomtown Bandits Publisher: Breaking Games, Squirmy Beast Designer: Isaac Epp Artist: Isaac Epp, Erwin Haya Player Count: 2-5 (Definitely fun with more) Boomtown Bandits is a light, real-time dice rolling shootout that will appeal to a crowd looking for

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