Fugitive Review

Title: Fugitive Genre: Bluffing, Deduction Publisher: Fowers Games Designer: Tim Fowers Artist: Ryan Goldsberry Player Count: 2 Fugitive is downright clever – a bluffing and deduction game for 2 that capitalizes on both logical analysis and a certain amount of

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Game in a Minute Ep 73: Spyfall & Spyfall 2

Title: Spyfall Genre: Bluffing, Social Deduction Publisher: Cryptozoic Designer: Alexandr Ushan Artist: Sergey Dulin, Uildrim Player Count: 3-8, 3-12 for Spyfall 2 For People Who Like: Frantic bluffing, fast-talk Spyfall & Spyfall 2 are games that feature fast-talking spies trying

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Donner dinner party

Donner Dinner Party Review

Title: Donner Dinner Party Genre: Hidden Traitor, Social Deduction Publisher: Chronicle Books Designer: Forrest-Pruzan Creative Player Count: 4–10, definitely better with more Chronicle Books’ Donner Dinner Party is a cannibalistic player elimination game for 4–10 ravenous players. When I attended

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ENTROPY – Worlds Collide With Kickstarter

Rule & Make (Burger Up, Entropy, Skyward) has only 3 days left to go on the Kickstarter for their new version of Entropy!   The story of Entropy is that multiple parallel worlds have crashed into each other and the players

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Spoils of War Announced by Arcane Wonders

Arcane Wonders has announced they are releasing Spoils of War, designed by Bryan Pope and Jason Medina, in April of 2017. This 3-5 player dice game, uses bidding, bluffing, and betting to give you the feeling of splitting the loot after

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Matcha Review

Title: Matcha Designer: David Harding Artist: TJ Lubrano Player Count: 2 For People Who Like: Tea, Contemplative 2-player games, Elevenses (but wish there was a little more thematic flair) Matcha is a pretty little set collection game for 2, with

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Outlawed Kickstarter Preview – A Bandit Bluffing Filler

Bluffing games are sort of a polarizing genre, in my observation.  There are folks who absolutely revel in the challenge – out-thinking your opponents, making big plays on little more than intuition and clever, subtle manipulation, and falling prey to

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Gadgeteers Kickstarter Preview

Up now on Kickstarter, Gadgeteers is a bidding, bluffing, and set completion game from Dan Letzring and Mike Cofer and Letiman Games.  With adorable art by Jesse Labbe and Alisha Volkman, this small box game at first appears simply-constructed; however,

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POD-X Kickstarter Preview – A Bluffing Game For Anywhere

Microgames are here to stay.  Designed to be fast, small and affordable, games like Love Letter (which may have started the current craze) promise to deliver lots of game in as small a package as they can manage.  With this

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Entropy Review

“Bluffing” is a game mechanic that doesn’t always resonate with me.  I’m not sure why – whether it’s my open, earnest demeanor, my group’s tendency toward more cooperative games, or the fact that Jess is ALWAYS the traitor and ALWAYS

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