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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Orléans Review

Title: Orléans Genre: Pool building, Worker Placement Publisher: Tasty Minstrel Games Designer: Reiner Stockhausen Artist: Klemens Franz Player Count: 2–4 Players Orléans is a generous, brilliant game that can easily hang with the best in its genre. At its heart,

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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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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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Virulence: An Infectious Card Game Review

Title: Virulence: An Infectious Card Game Genre: Trick Taking, Set Collection Publisher: Genius Games Designer: John Coveyou Artist: Matt Franklin Player Count: 2-5 The latest game in John Coveyou’s ‘Games about actual science things’ (a name we made up), Virulence:

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Game in a Minute Ep 87: Tak & Tak: University Edition

Title: Tak & Tak: University Edition Genre: Abstract Publisher: Cheapass Games Designer: James Ernest, Patrick Rothfuss Artist: Echo Chernik Player Count: 2 For People Who Like: Chess, Portable Abstract Games Tak is a beautifully simple 2-player abstract game straight out

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Trailhead Review

Title: Trailhead Publisher: Two Moles Release Date: 2017 Designer: Mike McDearmon Artist: Mike McDearmon Player Count: 2-5 For People Who Like: Hiking and camping Today Andrew hikes through Trailhead, a dice-rolling adventure game where players explore the great outdoors. Does

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Tricky Tides Kickstarter Preview

Title: Tricky Tides Genre: Trick Taking, Pick Up & Deliver Publisher: Gold Seal Games Designer: Steven Aramini Artist: Naomi Ferrall Player Count: 2-4 Tricky Tides provides players with a fun melange of mechanics, blending trick-taking with pick up & deliver

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