Jess’s Fav Five Kickstarters of the Week 5/11/18

It’s Friday!!! Time to kick back and relax as you peruse the current Kickstarter projects with a heart full of excitement and an open wallet. What have I been peeking at this week? Check out my list below! Cosmic Run:

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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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Z-Man Releases Rules for Upcoming Carcassonne Expansion

Carcassonne is one of the first tile latying games I ever played so it is exciting to hear that the Count, King, & Robber expansion for it is available for pre-order now! Z-Man Games has made it possible for fans

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Portal Opens Pre-Orders for Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game

Portal has opened up pre-orders for their new cooperative, deduction game Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game. According to Portal, the 1-5 player game is fully immersive and though it is rules-light, a session can last up to 3 or more hours; making

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Z-Man Games Picks Up Love Letter

Z-Man Games has announced their acquisition of the popular Love Letter game series from Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG)! They will not only be distributing the remaining inventory, but also putting out a reprint of the English version of the game and the premium

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Interview with Forsaken Forest’s Designer: Alec Nezin

Up on Kickstarter today, Alec Nezin’s Forsaken Forest is a new twist on the social deduction genre. The game is a tense battle between the Villagers and the Forsaken and with their roles a closely kept secret, it will take some

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Jess’s Fav Five Kickstarters of the Week 5/4/18

Hey all! This week were going to start our list off with a whole lotta time travel and a little bit o’ magic. So let’s jump on in! Castle von Loghan In Castle von Loghan Augustus von Loghan (that’s a bad-guy

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Cuteness Overload: My Little Scythe Hits Pre-Orders!

 I am a big fan of Stonemaier Games’s Scythe and cute critters, so when Andrew pointed me in the direction of My Little Scythe, designed by Hoby Chou I just about keeled over. No, I’m lying. I totally keeled over

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X-Wing Second Edition Flying in Later This Year!

Exciting news for Star Wars fans: Fantasy Flight Games has announced X-Wing™ Second Edition! This update to the popular game will include smoother gameplay, more focus on the movement of the ships, and heightened faction identities. Each faction will get more

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14 Board Games Win in the Serious Games Competition

Fourteen serious table top games were cited for excellence in the 2018 International Serious Play Board Game Award Program. Serious Play is a conference  where professionals exchange ideas about how games can revolutionize learning. The conference includes programming about using games to

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