Zombie Tsunami Kickstarter Preview

Title: Zombie Tsunami Genre: Party/group game Publisher: Lucky Duck Games Designer: Jeremie Torton, Vincent Vergonjeanne Artist: Mateusz Komada Player Count: 3-6 For People Who Like: Simple, pared down mechanics, party games not about werewolves Zombie Tsunami is a very light,

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Sailing Towards Osiris Kickstarter Preview

Title: Sailing to Osiris Publisher: Daily Magic Games Designer: W. David MacKenzie Artist: Denis Martynets Player Count: 2–5 Players With over two weeks to go on its campaign and very nearly funded, Sailing to Osiris is a worker placement game set

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dragoon expansion pieces

Dragoon Expansion Preview

Dragoon, by Lay Waste Games, is a simple yet beautiful coffee table game. The second we saw it at last year’s PAX East, Andrew tossed his wallet at the booth and scooped up his copy. While it may not be

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Hardback board game

Hardback Kickstarter Preview

Title: Hardback Genre: Spelling, Deckbuilding Publisher: Fowers Games Designer: Jeff Beck (II), Tim Fowers Artist: Ryan Goldsberry Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Star Realms Hardback represents yet another well-conceived spelling game riff from Fowers Games.  Though the mid-game

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circle the wagons card game

Circle The Wagons Kickstarter Preview

Title: Circle The Wagons Genre: Tableau Building Publisher: Button Shy Designer: Steven Aramini, Danny Devine, Paul Kluka Artist: Beth Sobel Player Count: 2 Circle The Wagons is a great little bite for 2, combining satisfying but simple mechanics with thousands

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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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