Herbaceous Sprouts Kickstarter Preview

Title: Herbaceous Sprouts Genre: Press your luck, Drafting, Set Collection Publisher: Pencil First Games Designer: Eduardo Baraf, Steve Finn, Keith Matejka Artist: Benjamin Shulman, Beth Sobel Player Count: 1-4 For People Who Like: Herbaceous (which could really be anybody) Well

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Sprawlopolis Kickstarter Preview

Title: Sprawlopolis Genre: City Building, Microgame Publisher: Button Shy Designer: Steven Aramini, Danny Devine, Paul Kluka Player Count: 1-4 For People Who Like: Circle the Wagons, Having a fantastic game on hand at all times Let’s not mince words –

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Fleet: The Dice Game Kickstarter Preview

Title: Fleet: The Dice Game Genre: Roll & Write Publisher: Eagle Gryphon Games Designer: Ben Pinchback, Matt Riddle Artist: Marius Janusonis, Nolan Nasser Player Count: 1-4 For People Who Like: Fleet, Dice, Fishing with pencils Fleet: The Dice Game manages

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Fire in the Library Kickstarter Preview

Title: Fire in the Library Genre: Press Your Luck Publisher: Weird Giraffe Games Designer: Tony Miller, John Prather Artist: Katie Khau, Beth Sobel Player Count: 1-6 Fire in the Library is a press your luck game about, awesomely, librarians rushing

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Swamped Review

Title: Swamped Publisher: Bellwether Games Release Date: 2016 Designer: Jonathan Logan Clark, Benjamin Gerber, Dennis Hoyle Artist: Jonathan Logan Clark Rob: I think I’m always going to prefer cooperative board games over competitive ones, but I sometimes like it when

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Nemo’s War (Second Edition) Review

Title: Nemo's War Genre: Exploration/Adventure Publisher: Victory Point Games Designer: Chris Taylor Artist: Ian O'Toole Player Count: 1 (or up to 4, but really, 1) For People Who Like: Excellent solitaire gameplay, occasionally shrieking in frustration at dice Nemo’s War

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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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The Lost Expedition Review – Choose your own misadventure

Title: The Lost Expedition Genre: Adventure, Resource Management Designer: Peer Sylvester Artist: Garen Ewing Player Count: 1-5 For People Who Like: Brutal co-operative/solo experiences, equally rough head-to-head gameplay, getting killed by jungles The Lost Expedition is a really fun game,

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The King’s Abbey Review

Title: The King's Abbey Genre: Worker Placement Publisher: Breaking Games Designer: Randy Rathert Artist: Randy Rathert, Anna Talanova Player Count: 1-5 The King’s Abbey is a dice-as-workers placement game featuring a rulebook in need of editing, lots of great ideas,

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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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