Baseball Highlights: 2045 Mobile Review

Right. Well. Let’s get this over with. Some of you might recall that I freaking adored the Baseball Highlights: 2045 Super Deluxe edition. It’s a great game that plays quickly, offers plenty of team customization, and it’s baseball with robots

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Leaving Earth Review

Outer space – not necessarily sci-fi, but also actual space grounded in real science – has always been a fascinating board game theme for me. I mean, I like a bit of implausibility just fine, but there’s something about distilling

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Starving Artists Kickstarter Preview

Starving Artists from Fairway 3 Games, is a resource management/set collection game with a seriously artistic flair, up on Kickstarter right now! Thankfully requiring no actual artistic talent, Starving Artists lets 1-4 players slip into the second-hand shoes of a

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Valeria Card Kingdoms Review

Valeria Card Kingdoms is a really beautiful engine building game from Daily Magic Games.  With spectacular art and easy-to-learn gameplay, Valeria  lets 1-5 players take on the roles of the Dukes of Valeria, all trying to win the most glory and prove

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The Goonies Adventure Card Game Kickstarter Preview

HEY YOU GUYYYYS!!!  The Goonies Adventure Card Game is up on Kickstarter right now!  Designed by Matt Riddle and Ben Pinchback (Morocco, Fleet, a half-dozen of my other favorite games) and published by Albino Dragon, The Goonies is a set-collection

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Train Heist Review

If Colt Express is the board game equivalent of an Oscar-winning summer blockbuster, Train Heist (Sean McDonald, Tower Guard Games) is its low-budget, limited release, indie counterpart.  The result of a successful Kickstarter and a healthy dose of Rahdo-hype, Train

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Luna Review

Luna, by Tasty Minstrel Games and Stefan Feld, is a pretty special game.  Something of a masterpiece of indirect competition, Luna combines area control, area influence, and worker placement mechanisms into a truly unique whole.  With no hidden information, no

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Cosmic Run Review

It is no secret to anyone who reads my reviews that I am a sucker for a good dice game.  I’m not sure what it is, whether it’s the fact that I sort of worship chaos or the fact that

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Hostage Negotiator Abductor Pack 2 & 4 Review

Hostage Negotiator, from Van Ryder Games, is, simply, the only solitaire game that I play regularly.  It is a really fun combination of deck building and dice rolling, all played against a merciless hostage taker and their unreasonable demands (for

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Hostage Negotiator – Abductor Pack 1 & 3 Review

If you haven’t read our review of Hostage Negotiator – from designer A.J. Porfirio and publisher Van Ryder Games – you can check that out here. Maybe also consider buying it because it’s a great solitaire game. Anyway, that’s not what

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