Cry Havoc Review

Title: Cry Havoc Publisher: Portal Games Designer: Grant Rodiek, Michał Oracz, Michał Walczak Artist: Fyodor Ananiev, Mateusz Bielski, Grzegorz Bobrowski, Tomasz Larek Player Count: 2–4 Players For People Who Like: Area Control Cry Havoc is a bit of brilliant game

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Rayguns & Rocketships kickstarter

Blast Off with Rayguns & Rocketships on Kickstarter

Calling all planeteers! IDW Games and Scott Rogers (whose name is straight out of golden-age of Sci-Fi space opera) has created a game based on golden-age of Sci-Fi space operas. Go figure. Rayguns & Rocketships is a 2-4 player action strategy

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pocket madness card game

Pocket Madness Review – Not Quite Mad Enough

Title: Pocket Madness Genre: Rummy-style card game Publisher: Funforge Designer: Bruno Cathala & Ludovic Maublanc Player Count: 2-4 Pocket Madness is a well-produced little abstract card game.  While the minds behind it have designed some excellent games, overly-simplistic mechanics and occasionally-slow

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Hardback board game

Hardback Kickstarter Preview

Title: Hardback Genre: Spelling, Deckbuilding Publisher: Fowers Games Designer: Jeff Beck (II), Tim Fowers Artist: Ryan Goldsberry Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Star Realms Hardback represents yet another well-conceived spelling game riff from Fowers Games.  Though the mid-game

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Bargain Quest is Charging for Chain Mail on Kickstarter!

Jonathan Ying, the designer behind Star Wars: Imperial Assault, Game of Thrones: The Trivia Game and DOOM The Board Game, has created a new game of adventurous shopping: Bargain Quest! This 2-4 player auction/bidding & hand management game has you and your friends

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Burger Up Review – A Towering Stack Of Deliciousness

Title: Burger Up Publisher: Rule & Make Designer: Matthew Parkes Artist: Stephen Gibson Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Delicious burger-based set collection Burger Up is a simple, attractive set collection game about making the most mouth-watering sandwiches you

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Coming to Kickstarter: Wages of War

On April 11th, Ben Mora, creator of Flip!, is Kickstarting his latest game Wages of War: The Uncooperative Siege Game. It will be a 2-4 player worker placement game influenced by games like Puerto Rico. In the game you will

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Cryptozoic Announces 2 New Rick and Morty Games

Cryptozoic and Cartoon Network Enterprises are working together to create two new board games for the popular Rick and Morty animated TV series on Adult Swim: Rick and Morty: Anatomy Park Game and Rick and Morty: Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind Deck-Building Game.

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Azuchi Castle Review

Title: Azuchi Castle Genre: Card Drafting, Worker Placement (Sorta?) Publisher: Baccum Inc. Designer: Sungwoo Hyun Artist: Jamsan Player Count: 2-4 Azuchi Castle is a tiny game that plays both very quickly and very easily.  While brevity may be the soul

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Heroes of Land, Air & Sea Charges Boldly onto Kickstarter!

Michael Coe of Gamelyn Games and designer Scott Almes know what we like. We’re big fans of their Tiny Epic Series and now we’re salivating over Heroes of Land, Air & Sea (HoLAS), which is on Kickstarter now. The game is

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