Steam Time Review

Steam Time, delivered to us by Thames & Kosmos (Kahuna, Tumult Royale) is a worker placement/engine building hybrid for 2-4 players.  It is designed by Rudiger Dorn, who has to his credit some of my favorite game of all time;

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Yokai Battle Returns to Kickstarter!

Last October, French publisher Moe Blaze started a Kickstarter project for Yokai Battle. Sadly, it didn’t get funded, but the creatiors didn’t let it get them down. They have re-worked a few things and are back in action on Kickstarter! With 12

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Jess & I Chat About New York Toy Fair 2016!

New York Toy Fair is always a really interesting event – not a gamer’s convention, it’s really an inside look into the back end of the toy/game industry.  Just like last year, we spent a couple of days wandering around the

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Uwe Rosenberg’s Patchwork Now on Android, iOS and Windows!

Digidiced, the German studio that brought us Le Havre Digital, has created a mobile adaptation of Uwe Rosenberg’s award-winning board game Patchwork!  Jess: Patchwork is a fantastic 2 player game where you and your opponent are creating quilts. I played

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Hostage Negotiator Abductor Pack 2 & 4 Review

Hostage Negotiator, from Van Ryder Games, is, simply, the only solitaire game that I play regularly.  It is a really fun combination of deck building and dice rolling, all played against a merciless hostage taker and their unreasonable demands (for

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Hostage Negotiator – Abductor Pack 1 & 3 Review

If you haven’t read our review of Hostage Negotiator – from designer A.J. Porfirio and publisher Van Ryder Games – you can check that out here. Maybe also consider buying it because it’s a great solitaire game. Anyway, that’s not what

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The Butterfly Garden Kickstarter Preview

The Butterfly Garden is the latest game designed by Doctor Finn’s Games (Biblios, Biblios Dice), going up on Kickstarter tomorrow, 2/23.  In this rather beautiful hand management/set collection card game, 2-6 lepidopterists will compete to see who can deliver the most

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Sling Some Shots in Saloon Tycoon! Now on Kickstarter!

The Kickstarter campaign for Saloon Tycoon, by Van Ryder Games, has only been live for 4 days and has already blown their goal out of the water. In this 2-4 player tile laying game, you are pioneers looking to make

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Don’t Let the Lions Eat Us! Donate to Our Run For the Wild Charity!

The Gameosity Girls are back in action; saving wildlife and running like champs! Every year the Bronx Zoo hosts the WCS Run for the Wild (RFTW). The money we raise will help fund World Conservation Society’s work to save wildlife

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It’s a Pope-Off in Scott Almes’ House of Borgia!

Who will be the next Pope? Well the Borgia family is helping a few Cardinals do everything in their power to get themselves a big fancy hat of their very own! Whomever controls the spice controls the Pope… Wait, I think I mixed up

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