Merchants & Marauders: Broadsides Review

Title: Merchants & Marauders: Broadsides Genre: Hand Management Publisher: Z-Man Games Designer: Josh Cappel Artist: Chris Quilliams Player Count: 2 Merchants & Marauders: Broadsides is a ship-to-ship brawl for two, which is both beautifully presented and ultimately lacking in depth.

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Shahrazad Review

Title: Shahrazad Publisher: Osprey Games Designer: ゆお (Yuo) Artist: ことり寧子 (Kotori Neiko) Player Count: 1 or 2 Shahrazad is a microgame for one or two, combining delightful presentation with an abstract tile-laying puzzle.  A simple puzzle as a solitaire game,

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Game in a Minute 47: New York Slice

New York Slice is just about as light-weight as a game about pizza can possibly get.  With simple, attractive components and a really straightforward ‘I cut, you choose’ mechanic, does this feather-light filler actually satisfy?  Check out Game in a

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Fav 5 Kickstarters

Jess’s Fav Five Kickstarters of the Week 6/9/17

It’s Friday Fav Time! Keen Beans! If you are new here, every Friday I like to collect up 5 Kickstarters that caught my interest. If you are looking for something fun to invest in then check out the list below.

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Gameosity Digital

Gameosity Reviews Children of Zodiarcs

Title: Children of Zodiarcs Publisher: Square Enix Format: Digital Game for PC & Playstation 4 Designer: Cardboard Utopia Artist: Erica Lahaie & Michael Winder Player Count: Solo For People Who Like: Strategic RPG's Children of Zodiarcs is a new tactical

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Barenpark Review

Title: Barenpark Genre: Tile Placement Publisher: Mayfair Games Designer: Phil Walker-Harding Artist: Klemens Franz Player Count: 2-4 Barenpark is a fantastic filler (and yeah, we think it’s a filler despite its size).  The art is great, the gameplay is accessible,

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Starving Artist Review

Title: Starving Artist Genre: Set Collection Publisher: Fairway 3 Games, LLC Designer: Mike Wokasch Artist: Vaughn Reynolds (plus, like, a million others) Player Count: 1-4 Starving Artist is an abstract, light set collection game with some gorgeous art and a

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51st State: Master Set Review

Title: 51st State: Master Set Publisher: Portal Games Designer: Ignacy Trzewiczek Artist: Grzegorz Bobrowski Player Count: 1-4 For People Who Like: Engine/Tableau Building 51st State: Master Set is a fun, excellently-designed romp through the post-apocalyptic wasteland.  Tactical choices in the

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Groves Kickstarter Preview

Title: Groves Genre: Worker Placement, Bag Building Publisher: Letiman Games Designer: Steven Aramini, Dan Letzring Artist: Michael Cofer, Nolan Nasser Player Count: 1-4 Groves is a simple, absolutely beautiful worker placement/bag building game.  With clean mechanisms and quick, satisfying turns,Groves

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Jess’s Fav Five Kickstarters of the Week 6/2/17

You know what day it is…FRIDAY!!! Let’s get our list on! 1. The Component Collector I recently took a look at Dog Might Game’s work via the Dragon Sheath. Their quality is really nice so it makes me really excited about their Component

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