Game In A Minute Ep 36: Gameduel! Exploding Kittens vs Tem-Purr-A

Today, we pit kitten against kitten in a terrifying battle of explosions and sushi!  Who will come out on top – Exploding Kittens, the Kickstarter mega-hit from the undeniably massive Oatmeal, or will it be the less-lauded but no less

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Villages of Valeria Review

Title: Villages of Valeria Publisher: Daily Magic Games Designer: Rick Holzgrafe, Isaias Vallejo Artist: Mihajlo Dimitrievski Player Count: 1-5 Villages of Valeria is another excellent addition to Daily Magic’s Valeria series (including Valeria Card Kingdoms and the upcoming Quests of

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Game In A Minute Ep 35: Lotus

Title: Lotus Publisher: Renegade Game Studios Designer: Jordan Goddard, Mandy Goddard Artist: Anita Osburn, Chris Ostrowski Player Count: 2-4 Lotus is a set collection/area influence game with gorgeous table presence and deceptively simple gameplay very much akin to Dragon Heart, an

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Brewin’ USA Review

Title: Brewin' USA Genre: Area Control, Auction, Set Collection Publisher: Adam's Apple Games, LLC Designer: Adam Rehberg Artist: Maki Naro Player Count: 2-5 For People Who Like: Beer Brewin’ USA is sort of an odd melange of game mechanisms, featuring

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DragonFlame Review

Title: Dragon Flame Genre: Set Collection, Area Influence, Card Drafting Publisher: Minion Games Designer: Matt Loomis Artist: Clay Gardner, Rob Lundy Player Count: 2-5 Players in DragonFlame are raging dragons, burninating the countryside and snagging all the treasure they can get

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Boomtown Bandits Review – Real-Time Dice-Chucking Goodness

Title: Boomtown Bandits Publisher: Breaking Games, Squirmy Beast Designer: Isaac Epp Artist: Isaac Epp, Erwin Haya Player Count: 2-5 (Definitely fun with more) Boomtown Bandits is a light, real-time dice rolling shootout that will appeal to a crowd looking for

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Game In A Minute Ep 34: Archaeology: The New Expedition

Title: Archaeology: The New Expedition Genre: Set Collection Publisher: Z-Man Games Designer: Phil Walker-Harding Artist: Atha Kanaani Player Count: 2-5 Archaeology: The New Expedition is a set collection game from Z-Man Games.  This new version features absolutely gorgeous art and a

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Trekking The National Parks Review

Title: Trekking The National Parks Genre: Set Collection, Hand Management Publisher: Bink Inc, LLC Designer: Charlie Bink Artist: Charlie Bink Player Count: 2-6 Trekking the National Parks is a family-weight game that features some similarities, both in mechanisms and weight

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Samara Review

Title: Samara Publisher: Cwali Designer: Corné van Moorsel Artist: Philip Kustov Player Count: 2-4 Samara is a unique, accessible game with very few, but very clever mechanics.  Its time track adds a neat spin on Worker Placement, and the cost/benefit

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Game In A Minute Ep 33: Bang! The Dice Game

Title: Bang! The Dice Game Publisher: dV Giochi & Asmodee Designer: Michael Palm & Lukas Zach Artist: Riccardo Pieruccini Player Count: 3-8 For People Who Like: Big Groups, Hidden Roles, and Rolling Dice Bang! The Dice Game is the Dicetization

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