The Lost Expedition Review – Choose your own misadventure

Title: The Lost Expedition Genre: Adventure, Resource Management Designer: Peer Sylvester Artist: Garen Ewing Player Count: 1-5 For People Who Like: Brutal co-operative/solo experiences, equally rough head-to-head gameplay, getting killed by jungles The Lost Expedition is a really fun game,

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Game In A Minute Ep 49: Doughnut Drive-Thru

Title: Doughnut Drive-Thru Publisher: Grail Games Designer: Ikaga-Ya Artist: Heiko Günther Player Count: 2-4 players Doughnut Drive-Thru is a small action-selection game all about baking and selling the most delightfully-cute donuts you can imagine.  With little more than a 6-sider and

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Jess’s Fav Five Kickstarters of the Week 6/23/17

Friday Fav Time! Friday Fav Time! Wooooooooooooooooo! (I may be overly excited for Fridays y’all) Here are the top five board game related Kickstarters I am checking out this week. 1. Rabbit Island A 4X tile-laying game about bunnies? Count me

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Monstrous Review

Title: Monstrous Genre: Action/Dexterity Publisher: Cool Mini or Not Designer: Kim Brebach Artist: Jeff Brown (II), Ben Nelson, Jarrod Owen, R. J. Palmer, John Silva, Sutthiwat Player Count: 2-8 (but those higher player counts are in teams) Monstrous is a

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The King’s Abbey Review

Title: The King's Abbey Genre: Worker Placement Publisher: Breaking Games Designer: Randy Rathert Artist: Randy Rathert, Anna Talanova Player Count: 1-5 The King’s Abbey is a dice-as-workers placement game featuring a rulebook in need of editing, lots of great ideas,

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Shopping for Board Game Tables

With the gaming table giant, Geek Chic, riding off into the sunset, where are we to turn to for our custom, felted, inset tables with drawers, card slots, and other accoutrement? As much as we love Ikea, it just isn’t

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Darkrock Ventures Review

Title: Darkrock Ventures Genre: Worker Placement Publisher: Gamelyn Games, Magic Meeple Games Designer: Andrew Christopher Enriquez, Michael Eskue Artist: Darrell Louder, Naomi Robinson Player Count: 1-5 Darkrock Ventures is a neat worker placement game with lots of modular, in-box options

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Mint Works Review

Title: Mint Works Genre: Worker Placement, Microgame Publisher: Five24 Labs Designer: Justin Blaske Artist: Felix Janson, Thomas Tamblyn Player Count: 1-4 Mint Works is a great little game, packing a complete worker placement experience into a tight 15 minutes and

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Game in a Minute Ep 48: The Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction

The Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction may look like a card game, but there are definite shades of worker placement as we use cards both as resource generators as well as the workers who generate those resources.  How does Chain Reaction

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Jess’s Fav Five Kickstarters of the Week 6/16/17

Looking for something exciting and fun to throw your money at? Well Lets kick off this Friday with the 5 Kickstarters of the week that have me eyeing my wallet. 1. Oaxaca: Crafts of a Culture Oaxaca is a beautiful

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