Steller Leap Kickstarter Preview

Title: Steller Leap Publisher: Weird Giraffe Games Designer: Carla Kopp Artist: Tyler Harris Player Count: 1–4 Players Stellar Leap makes for an excellent introduction to the 4X genre with it’s straightforward mechanics, manageable systems, and sprinkling of luck.  However, it’s

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Someone Has Died Kickstarter Preview

Title: Someone Has Died Genre: Party games Publisher: Gather Round Games Player Count: 3-6 players For People Who Like: Improv Acting Last week on my Fav Five Kickstarters list I mentioned a party game called Someone Has Died. I’ve been watching it

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Seikatsu Review

Title: Seikatsu Genre: Tile Placement, Abstract Publisher: IDW Games Designer: Matt Loomis, Isaac Shalev Artist: Peter Wocken Player Count: 1-4 Players (though we really like it at 2-3) Seikatsu is a beautiful abstract game with some unique scoring mechanics to

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Game in a Minute Ep 59: Okey Dokey

Title: Okey Dokey Genre: Cooperative, Hand Management Publisher: Tasty Minstrel Games Designer: Hisashi Hayashi Artist: Ryo Nyamo Player Count: 1-5 For People Who Like: The Game Okey Dokey is, simply, better than its name might imply.  This quick little patter-building

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Vegas Wits & Wagers Kickstarter Preview

Title: Vegas Wits & Wagers Genre: Party Game, Trivia Game Designer: Dominic Crapuchettes Artist: Ali Douglass, Ben Goldman Player Count: 5-21 For People Who Like: Not having to really know trivia, betting, laughing at people's inability to estimate Building on

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Heirs of the Wizard King Kickstarter Preview

Title: Heirs of the Wizard King Genre: Hand Management, Set Collection Publisher: Closet Full of Games Designer: Jonathan Politis Artist: Andrew Clark Player Count: 1-4 Heirs of the Wizard King is a set collection card game that combines lots of

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Pathologic Review

Title: Pathologic Genre: 1-vs-Many Publisher: Ice-Pick Lodge Designer: Fuad "Funt" Kuliev, Andrey "Lenoran" Salik, Liu Sukhinina, Elena "Joker" Vishina Player Count: 2-4 Pathologic is a really unique attempt to distill a video game of the same name (which itself enjoys

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Game in a Minute Ep 58: Nefarious

Title: Nefarious Publisher: USAopoly Designer: Donald X. Vaccarino Artist: Nick Acosta, Marty Elmer, Glenn Gustafson, Shaun Lindow, Tatiana Maifat Player Count: 2-6 Nefarious starts out as a relatively simple action selection game of mad scientists trying to invent wacky inventions

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Ancient Artifacts Kickstarter Preview

Title: Ancient Artifacts Genre: Roll and Write, Push Your Luck Publisher: Lagniappe Games Designer: Derik Duley Artist: Fedor Sosnin Player Count: 1-4 Ancient Artifacts is a clever combination of roll and write and press your luck mechanisms with some really

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Game in a Minute Ep 57: Jaipur

Title: Jaipur Genre: Set Collection, Hand Management Publisher: Asmodee/GameWorks Designer: Sébastien Pauchon Artist: Alexandre Roche Player Count: 2 For People Who Like: Scoring sets, date-night games, camels  Jaipur is one of our favorite date-night games, playing quickly and featuring fun, interesting

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