Crop Cycle Kickstarter Preview

 Andrew: Ah, the joys of farming.  You wake up early, you work a hard planting, and when the season is right, you harvest your crops.  Your tools are seeds, the till, the fertile Earth herself.  It’s a clean, honest, noble

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Squee With Delight Over This New Takenoko Expansion!

Recently Antoine Bauza, designer of Takenoko, tweeted that the new expansion, Takenoko Chibis, would be released this summer during GenCon Indy 2015. We’ve collected up as much of the Takenoko Chibi’s details that we can find for your pandaful convenience!

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The Artisans of Naqala, an expansion for Five Tribes, Coming this August

The elusive artisans of the Sultanate of Naqala craft treasures and unique artifacts that make even the most shrewd trader take pause. The tribe of Naqala has joined Days of Wonder’s Five Tribes in the The Artisans of Naqala expansion;

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Portal Games Announces New Micro Game – Tides of Time

Portal games has announced that Tides of Time, by new designer Kristian Čurla, is coming out in July at Gen Con 2015. The game is set in ancient times and is designed for two players. In this micro game you’ll get

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Exploding Kittens Sneaky Peeky Preview Review

 Andrew: Last night, Jess and I had a chance to head on over to The Uncommons (THE board game café in Manhattan…I feel like I’ve said that before) for a very special, very romantic evening of ok, look, no more

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The Captain Is (still) Dead – Episode 2: Adrift (Sneak Preview)

*UPDATE* – Episode 2 is now on sale at the Gamecrafter!  After you read our (incredibly well-written) review, head on over to https://www.thegamecrafter.com/crowdsale/the-captain-is-dead-adrift to pick up your copy!  Andrew: The Captain Is Dead is still one of my favorite co-op

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Hogger Logger – Lumberjack Pig Not Included :(

 Andrew: There was this man with a stuffed pig who was also a lumberjack, so we simply had to see his game. Hogger Logger is a quick-playing game of light card manipulation and guessing/deduction.  Your task is simply to decide

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We Take Our (Bad) Medicine With Gil Hova

Andrew: Gil Hova, the mind behind Prolix and Battle Merchants, has a new game up on Kickstarter.  Bad Medicine, a really fun party game about made-up maladies, ridiculous drugs, and hilarious side-effects, is currently ripping it up on KS, having

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Gamewright NYFT booth tour & Preview

 Andrew: Gamewright, makers of some of our favorite light, small-box, quick-play games (like Sushi Go!, Forbidden Desert, and Quixx), gave us a look at both their new and upcoming games at NYTF.  They consistently produce games for a wide range

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IDW Games Shows Off Their New Machi Koro Line-up!

 Jess: During our visit to Toy Fair we stopped by the IDW Games booth to check out their upcoming games for 2015. One of our favorites, Machi Koro, has  a new expansion called Millionaire’s Row coming out in June. Millionaire’s Row

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