Tower Review

Tower is a set-collection and worker-placement game, designed by Ben Haskett and illustrated by Derek Bacon, and published by Undine Studios.  Playable in about 45 minutes at all player counts, Tower has 1 to 4 players taking on the role

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Viceroy Review

In Viceroy from Mayday Games (Get Bit!, Meteor, Dead Man’s Draw), players will vie for influence over various characters of the realms, enact sweeping legal reform, and build their own Pyramid of Power as they compete to gain the most Power Points

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Roar-a-Saurus Review

Tap into your inner Godzilla, because today we review Roar-a-Saurus, the dinosaur battle game from designer Jack Darwid and Published by Indie Boards and Cards. Jess: RAWR! Andrew: KABOOM! Diana: GRRR! Rob: Do I have to make the silly noises? Everyone:

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Hamlet Builder Pro 5000 Kickstarter Preview

Hamlet Builder Pro 5000 is the newest Kickstarter game from the Gamecrafter, who not only supplies all kinds of awesome board game components, but also made one of our favoritest games ever, The Captain Is Dead. Headed to Kickstarter on

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Gregory Horror Show – Collectible Game Experience Review

If movies, books, and games have taught me anything about spooky mansions, it’s that we should never ever spend any time in them. They’re full of traps, monsters wander the halls, and all sorts of other unspeakable horror awaits. If

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Arboretum Review

Now I’m totally a sucker for bizarre themes, but even I didn’t expect a competitive card game about trees like Arboretum – from designer Dan Cassar and published by Z-Man Games – to win me over like it has. Diana:

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The Networks Kickstarter Preview

Today we review The Networks, from the unassumingly awesome mind of Gil Hova (Bad Medicine, Battle Merchants), and in doing so, we have to ask some questions: You know that cliché about nothing good ever being on TV?  Did you

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Cthulhu Realms Review

To close out our month of Augusthulhu, we are reviewing Cthulhu Realms, a deck-building game about mysterious cults, sanity-shattering artifacts, eldritch locations, and some rather hilarious art. Designed by Darwin Kastle, Cthulhu Realms is sort of an oddity.  Emerging from

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Sky Dynasty Kickstarter Preview

Sky Dynasty, by Robert Miedel, is a new game up on Kickstarter right now.  Designed for 2-5 players, this strategy game is a pretty damn clever combination of deck-building and area-control mechanics, with quick, simultaneous action selection and easy-to-engage rules.  You

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Cthulhu Fluxx Review

Once upon a time, I loved Fluxx. Once upon a time, my board game experience was also limited to Monopoly, Life, and Munchkin. Many years and many board games later, my interest has cooled somewhat, and it seems that my

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