Legendary: Big Trouble in Little China Review

Title: Legendary: Big Trouble In Little China Genre: Co-operative Deck Builder Publisher: Upper Deck Entertainment Designer: Rob Heinsoo Player Count: 1-5 For People Who Like: Co-op Deck Builders, Other Legendary Games (though it's not as strong as its siblings, thematically)

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Valeria Card Kingdoms: Fire & Frost Expansion Preview

Title: Valeria: Card Kingdoms – Flame & Frost Format: Large-scale expansion Designer: Isaias Vallejo Artist: Mihajlo Dimitrievski Player Count: 1-5 (probably best at 3/4) Flame & Frost is a ‘more of everything’ expansion for Valeria:Card Kingdoms.  It introduces a new

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Wordsy Kickstarter Preview

Gil Hova, the mastermind behind smash hit The Networks (as well as Bad Medicine and Battle Merchants) is at it again, this time retooling his classic Prolix by removing some of the fuss to create Wordsy, a wordsmithing game for 1-6 players

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Odin Quest – A Lone Journey Against Ragnarok

Odin Quest drew my attention, initially, for one simple reason.  The aesthetic, created by the game’s lone designer Todd Sanders, is staggering in its beauty.  Honestly, I saw an image of it on Twitter and I immediately sought him out, eager

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Avalanche at Yeti Mountain Review

A board game about skiing downhill while avoiding a yeti? Sort of like SkiFree? Sure, let’s do it! Avalanche at Yeti Mountain – from designer Matt Wolfe and publisher Green Couch Games – isn’t exactly like the classic video game,

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New Bedford Review

As much as I might lament spending the bulk of my adolescence in Connecticut and loathing “New England style” (i.e. put buoys and nets all over everything), I have to grudgingly admit that I have a bit of a soft

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Hostage Negotiator: Crime Wave Kickstarter Preview

Because my life has been lacking in frustration lately, I’m taking a look at Hostage Negotiator: Crime Wave – the new standalone/expansion to the original (from designer A.J.Porfirio and publisher Van Ryder Games) that I hate-loved so much. We’re talking

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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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Game in a Minute Ep.10 – Mice and Mystics

Today on Game in a Minute we check out Mice and Mystics by Jerry Hawthorne and Plaid Hat Games. Can this 1-4 player dungeon crawling co-op deliver big time fun, or does it just squeak by?  Watch our review to

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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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