Area 1851 Review

Title: Area 1851 Publisher: Game Salute Designer: Justin Blaske Artist: Dann May, Lucas Soriano Player Count: 2-5 (Simultaneous turns keep any player count humming right along) Area 1851 comes at worker placement mechanics with a fantastically wacky premise, great artwork, and

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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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Game In A Minute Ep 29: Jeju Island

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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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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Grimslingers Review

Title: Grimslingers Publisher: Greenbrier Games Designer: Stephen Gibson Artist: Stephen Gibson Player Count: 2-6 (versus), 1-4 (co-op) For People Who Like: Sci-fi, fantasy, cowboys, magic, adventure, and humor. Grimslingers can be as entertaining as it is gorgeous, and offers up

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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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Game In A Minute Ep 28: Sons of Anarchy: Men of Mayhem

Title: Sons of Anarchy: Men of Mayhem Designer: Aaron Dill, John Kovaleski, Sean Sweigart Artist: Katie Dillon, Charles Woods Player Count: 3-4 (Our only real gripe about the game is its narrow player count) For People Who Like: Worker placement

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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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Dragoon Review

Title: Dragoon Designer: Jake Given, Zach Given, Jonathan Ritter-Roderick Artist: Nick Nazzaro Player Count: 2-4 (More players means more aggro) For People Who Like: Gorgeous components and light, luck-driven gameplay Dragoon is a pretty game with metal bits that are

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Healthy Heart Hospital Review

Title: Healthy Heart Hospital Publisher: Victory Point Games Designer: Anna-Marie Nelson, Scott Nelson Player Count: 1-5 For People Who Like: Tense co-op problem solving games As a game about managing ever-worsening conditions with limited resources, Healthy Heart Hospital certainly doesn’t

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