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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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 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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Neanderthal Review

Today we’re going to talk about Neanderthal, a game about cultural evolution, the development of societal relationships, and survival-  Andrew:  And everyone dying in a blizzard. …*Ahem*.  If that sounds kind of heavy, that’s because it is. And you can

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The Opulent Kickstarter Preview

The Opulent, from Black Locust Games (Regnum Angelica) is a very unique cooperative game up on Kickstarter as of 2/2/16.  Set in the Jazz-era excesses of the Roaring Twenties, The Opulent features asymmetrical co-op gameplay for 1-4 players.  You and

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Police Precinct (Second Edition) Review

Police Precinct – from designer Ole Steiness (who recently created the awesome Champions of Midgard) and publisher Common Man Games – is kind of a miraculous combination of elements that probably shouldn’t work all that well together, but somehow totally do. It

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Baseball Highlights: 2045 (Super-Deluxe Edition) Review

I’m one of those game nerds who’s seriously not into real world sports. Never really have been and probably never will be. But if you go from real world to something weird – like say playing football in the Warhammer

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