Oniri Islands Preview

Edit: The Kickstarter is now live at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1265508847/oniri-islands I was first introduced to Oniri Islands as a cooperative mobile board game for kids at GDC. I’m not sure if I agree that it is a board game, but I do think

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Calliope Introduces Dicey Peaks

Every time we meet with Calliope Games at a convention, they bring a pile of games, many of which are from their Titans Series.  But at this year’s Toyfair got us a sneak peek at something they are bringing to

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Buttonshy Kickstarter Preview – Turbo Drift, Avignon Pilgrimage, Find Your Seats

Those enterprising wallet-stuffers over at Buttonshy are at it again, running a Kickstarter for the three newest entries in their series of pocket-sized micro card games (that’s micro games which are comprised of cards, not games which are comprised of

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5-Minute Dungeon Kickstarter Preview

Title: 5-Minute Dungeon Designer: Connor Reid Artist: Alex Diochon Player Count: 2-5 (Worked well with any, but better with more) For People Who Like: Fast-paced card games, Co-ops, Hilarious Artwork 5-Minute Dungeon is a great little blitz of a dungeon

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Illimat Kickstarter Preview

Title: Illimat Genre: Trick-taking Publisher: Twogether Studios Designer: Keith Baker Artist: Carson Ellis Player Count: 2–4 Players There are only a few hours left on the Illimat Kickstarter campaign and this past Saturday we had the pleasure of checking the

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Valeria Card Kingdoms: Fire & Frost Expansion Preview

Title: Valeria: Card Kingdoms – Flame & Frost Format: Large-scale expansion Designer: Isaias Vallejo Artist: Mihajlo Dimitrievski Player Count: 1-5 (probably best at 3/4) Flame & Frost is a ‘more of everything’ expansion for Valeria:Card Kingdoms.  It introduces a new

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Wordsy Kickstarter Preview

Gil Hova, the mastermind behind smash hit The Networks (as well as Bad Medicine and Battle Merchants) is at it again, this time retooling his classic Prolix by removing some of the fuss to create Wordsy, a wordsmithing game for 1-6 players

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C.O.G by Dr Finn

Dr. Finn’s Games has launched a new project on Kickstarter: C.O.G.! C.O.G. is a steampunk-themed worker-placement spelling game for 2-4 players. We had the pleasure of trying out the prototype of the game with Dr. Finn himself, and it is

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The Captain Is Dead Episode 3: Lockdown Kickstarter Preview

I won’t equivocate: Gameosity loves The Captain Is Dead.  We’re huge fans of the game’s tough-as-nails difficulty, its complete cooperative play, and its capricious willingness to lay waste to even the most well-considered tactical choices.  Produced by The Gamecrafter and

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Ahead In The Clouds Kickstarter Preview

 Ahead in the Clouds is a 2 player microgame designed by Daniel Newman and published by Buttonshy Games.  Up on Kickstarter right now, Ahead in the Clouds endevors to distill a fully-realized resource management Euro game into the tiniest footprint possible.  Coming

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