Baseball Highlights: 2045 Mobile Review

Right. Well. Let’s get this over with. Some of you might recall that I freaking adored the Baseball Highlights: 2045 Super Deluxe edition. It’s a great game that plays quickly, offers plenty of team customization, and it’s baseball with robots

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Mutology Kickstarter Preview

Mutology, going up on Kickstarter soon (we’ll provide links when it does), is a head-to-head card battle game and the first outing by Jeremy Bartlett & ThinkForm Games.  You and your opponent will take on the roles of Mutologists: ‘scientists’ with

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Stash Some Money in Slush Fund 2, By Dr. Finn!

Dr. Finn (the brilliant and prolific mind behind some of our favorite games – Biblios, Biblios Dice, Cosmic Run, Capo Dei Capi, and Institute for Magical Arts) has been experimenting in his secret game laboratory (or at least that is

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Fugitive Kickstarter Preview

Tim Fowers has already done the unlikely.  In the first game of his which I had the pleasure of playing, Paperback, he managed to create a spelling game that I really love (the required backstory there is that I generally don’t

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Institute of Magical Arts Review

One of my favorite 2-player games is Steve Finn’s Capo dei Capi, and his Institute for Magical Arts has a lot in common with its mafia-themed predecessor.  Both games have you rolling dice and contending over a central line of

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Mint Tin Mini Apocalypse Review – Armageddon In Your Pocket

Like so many who live in NYC, I commute via train to get to my (day) job.  And one day, my lovely wife and I were walking to the subway station, only to see a line of people, literally hundreds

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The Rose King Review

In The Rose King, by designer Dirk Henn, 2 players will reenact a bloody war between the houses of York and Lancaster in 15th century England.  This brutal conflict, called the War of the Roses, changed the face of English nobility

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WeQu Kickstarter Preview – An Interactive Personality Test

WeQu, created by Oh Kwon, Ted Munter and Hari Sreenevaslu, is described as “a new, revolutionary and interactive card game and app designed to bring friends, family, coworkers, and acquaintances closer together through positive communication”.   “WeQu prompts players to learn

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Clash of the Battle Goats Kickstarter Preview

Brent Critchfield is at it again!  Last time we reviewed a game from Studio Woe, we got Gruff, a head-to-head card battler featuring mutated necromantic cyborg fairygoats battling it out (and yes, it is exactly as awesome as it sounds).

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Patchwork Review

Even as a total Uwe Rosenberg fanboy, I wasn’t all that interested in checking out Patchwork. I mean he’s a great designer – one of my favorites – but a game about quilting? Meh. Diana: But it’s a game about

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