Stronghold to bring Sola Fide to the US!

Stronghold Games and Spielworxx are bringing Sola Fide: The Reformation, by Jason Matthews & Christian Leonhard, to the U.S.! Sola Fide  honors the Protestant Reformation, which Martin Luther started in 1517 with his “Ninety-Five Theses”.  To coincide with the 500th Anniversary of

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7 Wonders Duel Review Featuring Broken Token Insert

For the uninitiated, 7 Wonders, from the brilliant Antoine Bauza and published by Asmodee, is among our favorite city building card drafting games.  Since its initial publication in 2010, 7 Wonders’ unique take on resource management and tableau building have

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Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft Review – A Mystery Made For 2

In Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft, 2 players will take on the roles of the titular geniuses as they attempt to unravel the details of a bombing in London.  Designed by Diego Ibanez, beautifully illustrated by Pedro Soto, and distributed afar

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Mutology Kickstarter Preview

Mutology, going up on Kickstarter soon (we’ll provide links when it does), is a head-to-head card battle game and the first outing by Jeremy Bartlett & ThinkForm Games.  You and your opponent will take on the roles of Mutologists: ‘scientists’ with

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Fugitive Kickstarter Preview

Tim Fowers has already done the unlikely.  In the first game of his which I had the pleasure of playing, Paperback, he managed to create a spelling game that I really love (the required backstory there is that I generally don’t

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Institute of Magical Arts Review

One of my favorite 2-player games is Steve Finn’s Capo dei Capi, and his Institute for Magical Arts has a lot in common with its mafia-themed predecessor.  Both games have you rolling dice and contending over a central line of

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Mint Tin Mini Apocalypse Review – Armageddon In Your Pocket

Like so many who live in NYC, I commute via train to get to my (day) job.  And one day, my lovely wife and I were walking to the subway station, only to see a line of people, literally hundreds

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The Rose King Review

In The Rose King, by designer Dirk Henn, 2 players will reenact a bloody war between the houses of York and Lancaster in 15th century England.  This brutal conflict, called the War of the Roses, changed the face of English nobility

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WeQu Kickstarter Preview – An Interactive Personality Test

WeQu, created by Oh Kwon, Ted Munter and Hari Sreenevaslu, is described as “a new, revolutionary and interactive card game and app designed to bring friends, family, coworkers, and acquaintances closer together through positive communication”.   “WeQu prompts players to learn

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Clash of the Battle Goats Kickstarter Preview

Brent Critchfield is at it again!  Last time we reviewed a game from Studio Woe, we got Gruff, a head-to-head card battler featuring mutated necromantic cyborg fairygoats battling it out (and yes, it is exactly as awesome as it sounds).

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