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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Pack O Game 2 – Kickstarter Preview

The first Pack O Game, successfully Kickstarted last year by Chris Handy of Perplext, came to market with a simple concept – to deliver a series of games, micro both in scope and in scale, so that gamers could take

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Sling Some Shots in Saloon Tycoon! Now on Kickstarter!

The Kickstarter campaign for Saloon Tycoon, by Van Ryder Games, has only been live for 4 days and has already blown their goal out of the water. In this 2-4 player tile laying game, you are pioneers looking to make

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Tumult Royale Reivew – A Royale Rumble

Diana: I am the most glorious ruler in all the land! You must gaze upon my face in all its marble glory, feel the power of my command. Andrew: Um, yeah. So you are the Queen for this round. Her

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Xenon Profiteer Review

Xenon Profiteer is a deckbuilding game from T. C. Perry III (VivaJava, Club Zen) and Eagle-Gryphon Games (Baseball Highlights 2045, Fleet).  In it, 2-4 players will run air-separation facilities, each trying to provide valuable Xenon gas, cryogenically distilled from the

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I Can’t Get Over How Pretty Karmaka Is

Beautiful. Gorgeous. Supercallifragilistically awesome. Yeah, I think Karmaka looks pretty keen. Karmaka is a tactical card game for 2-4 players. Everyone is vying to see who can earn enough karma to transcend first. Up on Kickstarter right now, Hemisphere Games‘ Karmaka is based

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Tiny Epic Western Kickstarter Preview

Tiny Epic Western, the latest installment in the Tiny Epic series by Scott Almes and Gamelyn Games, joins the impressive ranks of Tiny Epic Kingdoms, Tiny Epic Defenders, and Tiny Epic Galaxies.  Coming to Kickstarter on January 11th (we will provide links as

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Wok On Fire Gets Sizzling On Kickstarter Soon!

Grab your chopsticks and get ready, Green Couch Games is sending their card game, Wok on Fire, to Kickstarter this February. Wok on Fire was originally self-published by designer, Poki Chen for the 2015 Tokyo Game Market. green Couch managed to get the English language rights for

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Champions of Midgard Review

Champions of Midgard, from Ole Stieness and Grey Fox Games (Conquest of Speros), is a worker placement game that combines absolutely fantastic artwork, set collection, and dice-based combat to keep 2-4 would-be Jarls entertained for around 60 minutes.  With favorable

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