Donner dinner party

Donner Dinner Party Review

Title: Donner Dinner Party Genre: Hidden Traitor, Social Deduction Publisher: Chronicle Books Designer: Forrest-Pruzan Creative Player Count: 4–10, definitely better with more Chronicle Books’ Donner Dinner Party is a cannibalistic player elimination game for 4–10 ravenous players. When I attended

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Crabs! Kickstarter Preview

Title: Crabs! Genre: Set Collection, Hand Management Publisher: Daily Magic Games Designer: Shane007 Artist: Claire Donaldson, 日津樹伶 (Hitsukirei) Player Count: 2-5 We got to preview Crabs!, going up on Kickstarter soon from Daily Magic Games.  With adorable art and a

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Game in a Minute Ep53: Dungeon Roll

Title: Dungeon Roll Genre: Push Your Luck Publisher: Tasty Minstrel Games Designer: Chris Darden Artist: Eric J. Carter, Ryan Johnson, Rob Lundy Player Count: 1-4 Dungeon Roll is a simple, small, portable push your luck dungeon crawler with gorgeous custom

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Planet Rush Review

Title: Planet Rush Genre: Area Influence, Auction/Bidding Publisher: Victory Point Games Designer: Reiner Knizia Artist: Clark Miller Player Count: 3-5 Planet Rush is a simple auction game that doesn’t suffer for its pasted on theme one bit.  Accessible bidding mechanics

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Renegade Kickstarter Preview

Title: Renegade Genre: Deck Building, Cooperative Publisher: Victory Point Games Designer: Richard Wilkins Artist: Clark Miller Player Count: 1-5 Renegade has a few really interesting aspects to it – some neat mechanics, a smart alternate play mode, and interesting variety

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Game in a Minute Ep 52 – Pyramids

Title: Pyramids Series: Drafting, Set Collection Publisher: IELLO Designer: Matthew Dunstan, Brett J. Gilbert Artist: Camille Chaussy, Michael Menzel Player Count: 2-5 Pyramids is a delightfully straightforward drafting game with a couple of clever scoring systems built in.  Will you

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World Championship Russian Roulette

Title: World Championship Russian Roulette Genre: Bluffing Publisher: Tuesday Knight Games Designer: Anthony Burch Artist: Adam P. McIver, Weberson Santiago Player Count: 2-6 For People Who Like: Bluffing, Ever-So-Slightly-Heavier-Partyish Games, Casually Shooting Themselves World Championship Russian Roulette is going to

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Photosynthesis Review

Title: Photosynthesis Publisher: Blue Orange Games Designer: Hjalmar Hach Artist: Sabrina Miramon Photosynthesis is a beautiful game that hides a bit of abstract complexity underneath its pastoral appearance.  Though not a heavy game, Photosynthesis can be surprisingly thinky and more

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Game In A Minute Ep 51: Utter Nonsense Family Edition

Title: Utter Nonsense Family Edition Publisher: Utter Nonsense, LLC Designer: Dave Mazurek, Tim Swindle Player Count: 4–20 Utter Nonsense Family Edition is a family-friendlier take on Utter Nonsense, a game of silly accents and phrases.  While the original was fun (in

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Mini Rails Review

Title: Mini Rails Genre: Route-building, Stock Publisher: Moaideas Game Design Designer: Mark Gerrits Artist: Steve Tse Player Count: 3-5 Mini Rails delivers on the promise of its title, providing a distilled experience in both the rail-building and stock-buying game types.

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