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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Become the Master Builder of Yamataï this May

Days of Wonder has announced that Bruno Cathala and Marc Paquien’s newest building game, Yamataï,  is coming out this May! In the game, you have been tasked by Queen Himiko to build the capital of Yamataï. If your work earns you the most

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Steam Works Review

Title: Steam Works Genre: Worker Placement Publisher: Tasty Minstrel Games Designer: Alex Churchill Artist: Adam P. McIver, Oliver Meinerding Player Count: 2-5 (Becoming way more complex at higher counts) Steam Works has a few innovative mechanics, with players literally building

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Mechs Vs Minions Review

Title: Mechs Vs Minions Genre: Programmatic, Cooperative Publisher: Riot Games Designer: Chris Cantrell, Rick Ernst, Stone Librande, Prashant Saraswat, Nathan Tiras Artist: Danny Beck, Tysen Henderson Player Count: 2-4 Mechs Vs Minions is a glitzy game with tons of minis,

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Game In A Minute Ep 30: Codinca

Title: Codinca Publisher: Backspindle Games Ltd., Ninja Division Designer: Leonard Boyd, David Brashaw Artist: Leonard Boyd Player Count: 2-4 (More players=more chaos) Codinca is an abstract strategy game where each player races to manipulate the tiles to match the patterns

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Moby Dick or, The Card Game Review

Title: Moby Dick or, The Card Game Publisher: King Post Studios Player Count: 2-4 Moby Dick or, The Card Game is a curious bit of game design – more of a love letter to the book than a game in

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Jeju Island Review

Title: Jeju Island Publisher: Grail Games Designer: Yeon-Min Jung, Gun-Hee Kim, Jun-Hyup Kim Player Count: 2-4 (Good at any) For People Who Like: Mancalas, googly eyes Jeju Island is a light, fun filler that keeps everyone engaged every turn.  It

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Bloc By Bloc: The Insurrection Game Review

Title: Bloc By Bloc: The Insurrection Game Designer: Rocket Lee, Tim Simons Artist: Tim Simons Player Count: 2-4 (Could technically be solitaire if played in Cooperative mode) For People Who Like: Tough-as-nails Co-op Games like Pandemic or Police Precinct Bloc

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SlugFest Games Announces The Red Dragon Inn 6: Villains

The Red Dragon Inn 6: Villains is a the next stand-alone expansion from Slugfest Games for The Red Dragon Inn series of games. This time players take on the roles of the villains enjoying a night of celebratory carousing; drinking,

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