Only 3 Days Left to Back AEGIS, the Robot Fighting Game!

AEGIS is Greenbrier Games new Robot building game on Kickstarter. They have called it “Pokemon meets Voltron” and I think that’s a pretty darned good way of thinking of it. Collect your robots, combine them into ultimate fighting forms, and make them fight!

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C.O.G by Dr Finn

Dr. Finn’s Games has launched a new project on Kickstarter: C.O.G.! C.O.G. is a steampunk-themed worker-placement spelling game for 2-4 players. We had the pleasure of trying out the prototype of the game with Dr. Finn himself, and it is

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The Decemberists…Boardgame?

Here’s something I didn’t know: The Decemberists (indie folk rock band from Portland, Oregon) love board games. They love them so much, they made one based off of a photoshoot they did back in 2009. They wanted the photos to

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Farmageddon Review – The Harvest Is Upon Us

When you think of farming games, a few common themes probably come to mind.  Deep, resource-intensive Euros where feeding your family is your first priority.  Arranging rows of crops, tending to your cattle, caring for the land so that it

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Outlawed Kickstarter Preview – A Bandit Bluffing Filler

Bluffing games are sort of a polarizing genre, in my observation.  There are folks who absolutely revel in the challenge – out-thinking your opponents, making big plays on little more than intuition and clever, subtle manipulation, and falling prey to

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Treasure of the 13 Islands Review

Der Schatz der 13 Inseln, orTreasure of the 13 Islands as it is known here in the states, is a family-friendly game from HABA (who else) and designed by Marco Teubner.  Featuring- Jess:  Holy cats, look at this gorgeous board! Josh:

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Ice Cool Review – A Flicking Game Of Penguins And Fish

In Ice Cool, from Brain Games and Brian Gomez, 2-4 players will flick penguins around their school, trying to snag delicious fish from all over the building.  Delivering a shockingly large playspace in a relatively small box (no larger, say,

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Unreal Estate For Sale On Kickstarter!

The Grand Gamers Guild is kickstarting their first title on Kickstarter: Unreal Estate – A Fantasy Cityscape Card Game! Designed by Jason Slingerland (cohost of Building the Game podcast and designer of Water Balloon Washout), Unreal Estate asks you to put on

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Game In A Minute Ep 18: Origin

Origin, designed by Andrea Mainini and published by Matagot, is an area control game with one of the neatest table-presences we’ve seen.  Everyone who gets a glimpse at it can’t help but comment on the awesome pawns that each player

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Get Outlawed! on Kickstarter Now

Ryan Cowler and Green Couch Games have created OutLawed!, a social deduction game sure to wrangle up some fun. Some “brilliant” pioneer named this town “Bandit Bluff” and wouldn’t you know it, but it’s attracted a large population of dastardly ne’er-do-wells. Sheriff. Croc

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