Photosynthesis Review

Title: Photosynthesis Publisher: Blue Orange Games Designer: Hjalmar Hach Artist: Sabrina Miramon Photosynthesis is a beautiful game that hides a bit of abstract complexity underneath its pastoral appearance.  Though not a heavy game, Photosynthesis can be surprisingly thinky and more

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Mini Rails Review

Title: Mini Rails Genre: Route-building, Stock Publisher: Moaideas Game Design Designer: Mark Gerrits Artist: Steve Tse Player Count: 3-5 Mini Rails delivers on the promise of its title, providing a distilled experience in both the rail-building and stock-buying game types.

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Game in a minute quantum

Game in a Minute Ep 50: Quantum

Title: Quantum Genre: Area Control. Grid Movement Publisher: Passport Game Studios Designer: Eric Zimmerman Artist: Georges Bouchelaghem, Kieran Yanner Player Count: 2-4 In Quantum, you will compete against other fleets of shapeshifting starships for control over the much-vaunted quantum cubes.

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Legends of the American Frontier

Legends of the American Frontier Review

Title: Legends of the American Frontier Genre: Hand Management Publisher: Game Salute Designer: Richard Launius Artist: Dann May Player Count: 3-7 Legends of the American Frontier is a game that is so rife with good ideas, its middling mechanics are

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Battle for Greyport Review

Title: Battle for Greyport Genre: Deck Builder Publisher: Slugfest Games Designer: Nate Heiss, Sam Waller, and Jeff Morrow Artist: Erin Wong and Megan Langan Player Count: 2-5 For People Who Like: Deck builders, cooperative games, fantasy games Battle for Greyport

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The Lost Expedition Review – Choose your own misadventure

Title: The Lost Expedition Genre: Adventure, Resource Management Designer: Peer Sylvester Artist: Garen Ewing Player Count: 1-5 For People Who Like: Brutal co-operative/solo experiences, equally rough head-to-head gameplay, getting killed by jungles The Lost Expedition is a really fun game,

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Monstrous Review

Title: Monstrous Genre: Action/Dexterity Publisher: Cool Mini or Not Designer: Kim Brebach Artist: Jeff Brown (II), Ben Nelson, Jarrod Owen, R. J. Palmer, John Silva, Sutthiwat Player Count: 2-8 (but those higher player counts are in teams) Monstrous is a

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The King’s Abbey Review

Title: The King's Abbey Genre: Worker Placement Publisher: Breaking Games Designer: Randy Rathert Artist: Randy Rathert, Anna Talanova Player Count: 1-5 The King’s Abbey is a dice-as-workers placement game featuring a rulebook in need of editing, lots of great ideas,

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Mint Works Review

Title: Mint Works Genre: Worker Placement, Microgame Publisher: Five24 Labs Designer: Justin Blaske Artist: Felix Janson, Thomas Tamblyn Player Count: 1-4 Mint Works is a great little game, packing a complete worker placement experience into a tight 15 minutes and

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Barenpark Review

Title: Barenpark Genre: Tile Placement Publisher: Mayfair Games Designer: Phil Walker-Harding Artist: Klemens Franz Player Count: 2-4 Barenpark is a fantastic filler (and yeah, we think it’s a filler despite its size). ¬†The art is great, the gameplay is accessible,

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