Kiwetin Intrigues, But Is It Enough?

When I was a kid I played Roll-and-Move games. That’s what was available at the time and, well, I was a kid. I didn’t know any better! These days there are hundreds of types of games and Roll-and-Move is pretty

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Lost in R’lyeh Review

Title: Lost in R'lyeh Publisher: Atlas Games Designer: Kedric Winks Artist: Kelley Hensing Player Count: 2-6 Lost in R’lyeh is a hand management game that’s all about emptying your hand as quick as possible while tripping up your opponents’ efforts

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Around the World in 80 Days Review

Title: Around the World in 80 Days Publisher: iello Games Designer: David Parlett Artist: Thibault Prugne, Thomas Vuarchex Player Count: 2-6 For People Who Like: Classic Games, Racing Games Around the World In 80 Days is a re-implementation of a

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Get Wound up for Windup War!

Jess: War…War never changes. It only gets cuter… What happens when toys go to battle? You get Windup War: the Cutest Combat Card Game Designed by Jessica Chu and Katie Khau and published by Bellwether Games, Windup War is a programmatic game for

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Go Cuckoo! Review

You know what?  I think HABA is pretty brilliant.  While the majority of their games are aimed squarely at kids, they are making better and better forays into the hobby gaming market.  Recently, we reviewed Treasure of the 13 Islands,

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Medici Review

Originally published a decade ago, Medici is an abstract auctioning game from famed designer Reiner Knizia.  On the auction block today is a recent re-release by Grail games.  The folks at Grail (who were kind enough to offer us a review

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Bureaunauts Kickstarter Preview

**Edit:  The Bureaunauts Kickstarter is live!** Firing up the Kickstarter video for Bureaunauts, I am immediately put off, ever so slightly, by the somewhat flat, practiced tone of the narrator (who I am guessing is co-designer Allison Markello; sorry Allison) –

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Underlings of Underwing Kickstarter Preview

**Edit:  It’s up now!  Check out the Underlings of Underwing Kickstarter here!** Going up on Kickstarter August 25th, Underlings of Underwing is a new game from Alisha Volkman, Stephen Slota, and Kevin Ballestrini.  In it, a whopping 2-6 players will

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DragonStone Mine Kickstarter Preview

DragonStone Mine! is a game on Kickstarter right now, might be a game you’d be tempted to dismiss as gimicky; on the table, it is all colorful bits and some spoked wooden blocks, with naught but a few miniature cards to

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A Groovy New Evil Dead 2 Game Hits Kickstarter!

Exciting news! Space Goat Productions has officially licensed the Evil Dead II board game and it is currently on Kickstarter! This 2-6 player is a co-op survival game where everyone is trying to find the missing pages of the Ex-Mortis

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