rococo game in a minute

Game In A Minute Ep 41: Rococo

Title: Rococo Publisher: Eagle-Gryphon Games Designer: Matthias Cramer, Louis Malz, Stefan Malz Artist: Michael Menzel Player Count: 2-5 Rococo is as beautifully-presented as its fashion-focused name would suggest.  But is there actual substance woven into this area control game about

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the 7th guest board game

The 7th Guest Board Game???

I’m usually pretty skeptical about board games based on movies, books, video games, and the like, because starting with a pre-established theme that isn’t your own (especially if you are not an experienced game designer) often ends up with some

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pocket madness card game

Pocket Madness Review – Not Quite Mad Enough

Title: Pocket Madness Genre: Rummy-style card game Publisher: Funforge Designer: Bruno Cathala & Ludovic Maublanc Player Count: 2-4 Pocket Madness is a well-produced little abstract card game.  While the minds behind it have designed some excellent games, overly-simplistic mechanics and occasionally-slow

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Hardback board game

Hardback Kickstarter Preview

Title: Hardback Genre: Spelling, Deckbuilding Publisher: Fowers Games Designer: Jeff Beck (II), Tim Fowers Artist: Ryan Goldsberry Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Star Realms Hardback represents yet another well-conceived spelling game riff from Fowers Games.  Though the mid-game

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circle the wagons card game

Circle The Wagons Kickstarter Preview

Title: Circle The Wagons Genre: Tableau Building Publisher: Button Shy Designer: Steven Aramini, Danny Devine, Paul Kluka Artist: Beth Sobel Player Count: 2 Circle The Wagons is a great little bite for 2, combining satisfying but simple mechanics with thousands

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Tokaido Mobile Review

Title: Tokaido (Digital) Publisher: Funforge Format: iOS & Android Designer: Antoine Bauza Player Count: 1-5 Tokaido is Jess’s favorite game of all time, so can a mobile app do it justice? Check out her review to find out!

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Game In A Minute Ep 41: The Failed Episodes

Before we began Game in a Minute, we tried out some other versions of the show. We had a great time shooting some of them, but they didn’t quite resonate with our test audiences. Here are a few we had

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Jess’s Top Five Kickstarters of the Week 3/31/17

It’s that time again! Here are 5 Kickstarters that I think are pretty keen! 1. The Lady and the Tiger The Lady and the Tiger is a bunch of games in one and allows for 1-6 players making for a game

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Ladder 29 Kickstarter Preview

Title: Ladder 29 Genre: Ladder, Climbing, Card Game Publisher: Green Couch Games Designer: Ben Pinchback, Matt Riddle Artist: Andy Jewett Player Count: 2-5 For People Who Like: Incredibly playable abstract card games Ladder 29 is a modern twist on classic

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Children of Zodiarcs PAX East Preview

Title: Children of Zodiarcs Publisher: Cardboard Utopia & Square Enix Collective Designer: Samuel Daher Artist: Erica Lahaie & Michael Winder For People Who Like: Tactical RPGs While at PAX East we took a look at a new title, from Cardboard

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